The Princeton Area Community Foundation, in partnership with the Harbourton Foundation and NRG Energy, Inc., announced $424,750 in grants to 20 Mercer County nonprofit organizations as part of the biannual Greater Mercer Grants:

Learn more about the programs and organizations that have received Greater Mercer Grants by exploring our Grantee Stories. Stay tuned, many more to come soon!


Program Support

Children’s Home Society of NJ — $20,000 to support the Trenton Education Dance Institute (TEDI)

Dress for Success Mercer County — $7,500 to support job readiness-educational programs (Career Center and Professional Women’s Group)

Family Guidance Center / Family & Children’s Services — $20,000 to support a treatment group for survivors of domestic violence

Habitat for Humanity – Trenton Area — $25,000 to support the ReStore Program

HiTops — $25,000 to support sexual health risk reduction strategies for vulnerable, high risk youth populations

Meals on Wheels Trenton / Ewing — $15,000 to support the subsidized meal program

Millhill Child & Family Development Corporation — $17,250 to support Trenton Stakeholders

New Jersey Agricultural Society — $15,000 to support Farmers Against Hunger fresh produce collection and delivery

PEI Kids — $20,000 to support the Comprehensive Juvenile Offenders Outreach Services (CJOOS) Program

Rescue Mission of Trenton — $15,000 to support emergency shelter

UrbanPromise Trenton, LLC — $25,000 to support an after school program and summer camp in Trenton


Support for Building Community

Artworks — $20,000 for Building Community through Arts & Culture
Passage Theatre Company
— $35,000 for Passage Theatre as a Center for Community


Operating Support

Boys & Girls Club of Trenton/Mercer County — $25,000
Crisis Ministry of Princeton and Trenton — $25,000
HomeFront — $25,000
Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County — $25,000
Latin American Legal Defense and Educational Fund — $25,000
Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer Area  — $15,000
Womanspace — $25,000