Bank of America Awards More than $750,000 to New Jersey Nonprofits Addressing Workforce Development and Education Needs

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced more than $750,000 in grants to 20 New Jersey nonprofits helping connect the unemployed, underemployed, veterans, youth and those with disabilities to training and employment opportunities.

“These organizations play a critical role in helping New Jersey residents develop the skills they need to enter or reenter the workforce,” said Bob Doherty, New Jersey president, Bank of America. “Education and employment are integral to the long-term stability of our communities, and these standout organizations help people achieve professional success.”

Local organizations receiving grants:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County
  • Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey
  • Choose New Jersey
  • Community Access Unlimited
  • Farleigh Dickinson University – Veterans Launching Ventures Program
  • Hopeworks N Camden
  • Hudson County Summer Youth Employment Program
  • Intersect Fund Corporation
  • Isles, Inc
  • Junior Achievement of New Jersey
  • La Casa de Don Pedro
  • Latin Economic Development Association
  • New Jersey Seeds
  • Pathways to College
  • Paterson Education Fund
  • New Jersey Small Business Development Centers
  • Teach for America – New Jersey
  • Trinitas Health Foundation
  • Women Rising

Last year, Bank of America invested more than $200 million globally to help address pressing issues, as part of a 10-year goal to invest $2 billion in nonprofit organizations engaged in improving the health and vitality of communities.

For more information, including how qualifying nonprofits can submit an application for grant funding, visit

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