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  • Trenton Community Music School: Learning to Collaborate and Face Fear

    “I think we sound better when we play all together,” Thomas, a fifth grader at Grant Elementary School in Trenton, said as he and his classmates prepared to join the Princeton Symphony Orchestra for the PSO’s annual Holiday POPS! concert at Richardson Auditorium. Thomas is a member of Trenton Music more »

  • Every Child Valued: Teaching As If There’s No Tomorrow

    Jaiela, 9, likes the Every Child Valued after-school program because she practices multiplication and fractions there. Davon, 9, described the program as “fun,” and his friend, Justin, 6, said “I love it.” They are among the 80 kindergarten through sixth-grade students who live in Eggerts Crossing Village in Lawrenceville and more »

  • Princeton Area Community Foundation Receives National Recognition

    For the third time, the Princeton Area Community Foundation has met the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Randy Royster, Chair of the Community Foundations National Standards Board. “This accreditation is a significant accomplishment that indicates the Princeton Area more »

  • Applications Available for the Thomas George Artists Fund Award

    The Princeton Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for the Thomas George Artists Fund Award. Seniors from The College of New Jersey, Rider University, or Mercer County Community College may apply. The application deadline has been extended to Feb. 24, 2017.

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