The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in grants to more than 5o nonprofits working to help our most vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 crisis. Our map shows the headquarters of many of the nonprofits. Some organizations are providing mobile services, such as mobile food pantries, so to learn more about exact locations of the services they are providing to the community, please visit their websites.

Nonprofits

  • Allies, Inc., Hamilton Township, for health services and social services
  • Anchor House, Trenton, for its supportive housing programs, which serve young people, ages 18 to 24, who are homeless, aging out of the child welfare system or at risk of homelessness. Some have children of their own.
  • Arm In Arm, Trenton/Princeton, to provide services to children, adults, families and seniors who are food insecure
  • Arm In Arm (AIA) and Housing Initiative of Princeton (HIP) Partnership, Trenton and Princeton, to collaborate on an innovative solution to the housing crisis in the community
  • The Blue Bears Special Meals, Princeton, to support employment of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Boys & Girls Club of Trenton & Mercer County, to provide food and youth support to children
  • Calvary Baptist Church, Hopewell, to continue to provide hot meals and groceries to families and individuals in need
  • Capital Area YMCA, Trenton, to provide services to children, adults, families and seniors who are food insecure
  • Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton, to provide services to children, adults, families and seniors who are homeless
  • Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Mercer County, Trenton, to provide services to families who are food insecure
  • Child Care Connection, Trenton, to assist Child Care Connection to re-open operations and provide a safe environment to better serve Mercer County parents in need of much needed childcare options, subsidies and related supports. Child Care Connection is the state approved child care resource entity for our local county region with a mission to promote quality child care services in our community. During this COVID-19 related State of Emergency, Child Care Connection works closely with the 27 emergency child care providers serving health care workers and other critical staff who are working to respond to the pandemic.
  • The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey, Trenton, to help transition staff at its Family Success Centers and Maternal Child Health program to remote work locations, so they can continue to provide critical social services
  • Community Justice Center Inc, Trenton, for legal services and education for low-income disabled residents of Mercer County
  • Community Loan Fund of New Jersey (New Jersey Community Capital), Trenton, to provide services to families and seniors served by the East Trenton Collaborative who are food insecure
  • Corner House Foundation, Princeton, to provide youth support and behavioral health services to children, adults and families
  • Every Child Valued, Lawrence, to provide food and youth support for children and families
  • Hamilton Township School District, to provide social services to students, staff and families in collaboration with Prevent Child Abuse NJ
  • Help Self Community Development Corporation, Trenton, to provide educational resources students in their after-school program, to lend laptops to students who do not have computers, and to provide food and social services to the children
  • HomeFront, Lawrence, to provide services to children, adults, families and seniors who are food insecure and/or homeless
  • Housing Initiatives of Princeton Charitable Trust, to provide food, homelessness and social services and youth support to families
  • Isles, Inc., Trenton, for food insecurity, social services and youth support
  • Ivins Outreach Center, Morrisville, Pa, to help deliver meals and groceries to food insecure families and vulnerable senior citizens
  • James R. Halsey Foundation of the Arts, Trenton, for youth support
  • Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Princeton, to provide expanded mental health services for teens and adults, including community webinars and Phone “Drop-In” Hours.
  • The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Trenton, to provide aid to immigrants who are facing COVID-19 related struggles
  • Literacy New Jersey, Hamilton, to provide adult literacy education to their adult students, and homework help for the children of those students
  • Meals on Wheels of Mercer County, Ewing, to cover the background checks for new volunteers who are providing meals to vulnerable adults and seniors; new volunteers are needed because many of the agency’s regular volunteers are seniors, a group at high risk for contracting coronavirus.
  • Men for H.O.P.E, Trenton, for food insecurity, homelessness and youth support
  • Mercer Street Friends, Trenton, to provide emergency weekend food bags to families in Trenton; so far, more than 39,000 meals have been provided. A portion of the grant is also being used for deep cleaning of the agency’s food bank.
  • Millhill Child & Family Development, Trenton, to launch a new tele-therapy delivery system to provide behavioral health services to children and adults
  • Mount Carmel Guild of Trenton, to provide services to families and seniors who are food insecure and/or homeless
  • NAMI Mercer NJ, Hamilton, to provide peer-led, peer-engaged mental health education and support for children, families and adults
  • New Jersey Agricultural Society, Bordentown, to provide services to children, adults, families and seniors who are food insecure
  • New Jersey Conservation Foundation, Far Hills, to support the operations, community engagement, and food production of the Capital City Farm, a 2-acre urban farm that is contiguous to the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.  This grant includes funding to employ local shelter residents and produce fresh healthy foods served by local area social service agencies, including the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.
  • Prevention Education Inc. (PEI Kids), Lawrenceville, to provide youth support and mental health counseling for children
  • Princeton Children’s Fund, which is collaborating with the Princeton Housing Stability Coalition, Princeton Human Services and other community partners to provide relief funding for individuals and families most at risk of losing shelter and lacking access to food and resources
  • Princeton Community Housing Inc., Princeton, for social services, as well as providing and managing welcoming/safe/affordable rental homes and access to social services in Princeton
  • Princeton Nursery School, to provide services and youth support to very young children who are food insecure
  • Princeton Senior Resource Center, to provide online programming for seniors
  • The Rescue Mission of Trenton, to work with its homeless community
  • RISE, Hightstown, to provide food, health and social services to children, adults, families and seniors
  • Salvation Army, Trenton, for food insecurity, homelessness and social services in Trenton
  • Send Hunger Packing Princeton, Princeton, for food insecurity
  • Snipes Farm and Education Center, Morrisville, Pa., to provide services to adults, families and seniors who are food insecure and/or homeless
  • Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, to provide services to adults, seniors and families who are food insecure
  • Trenton Free Public Library, to purchase laptops that can be loaned out via curbside checkout, to promote education, literacy, career assistance, and general access to online resources
  • The Trenton Health Team, Trenton, for food insecurity
  • UIH Family Partners, Trenton, to provide food, behavioral health and social services to adults and families
  • UrbanPromise Trenton, to provide support services to high school students
  • Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, to provide food and health and homelessness services to seniors and adults in Mercer and Burlington counties
  • Womanspace Inc, Lawrenceville, to provide social services in Mercer County