NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

The Inflation Reduction Act’s Climate Investments and What They Mean for Community Development

The passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in August is a historic investment by Congress to address the ongoing impacts of climate change. These resources are necessary to meet the Biden Administration’s goal of cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. The new law also provides a tremendous opportunity for underserved communities to further environmental ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 30, 2022

STATEWIDE – When it comes to polling, the best news is about which politician is failing and how he/she will have to claw back to be re-elected. Oh, the drama! But that story isn’t here sadly, as we can only blandly report that a two-term governor who cannot run for a consecutive term is doing well in the polls. Yes, sleepy stuff here. But voters should still know that ...

JESPY Welcomes New Members to the Board of Trustees

September 26, 2022

SOUTH ORANGE – JESPY House is pleased to announce the addition of Business Consultant Samantha Jones and Broadway actress Diane Davis to the Board of Trustees. A nonprofit based in South Orange, NJ, JESPY House provides a wide range of support services to adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD).

New Board Member Samantha Jones has been a civil servant since 2000 and ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, October 8, 7:30 AM

Orange Reservoir, West Orange

Sea Turtle Recovery's 5K Cold Stun Run/Walk


Sat, October 8, 2:00 PM

You're Cordially Invited, Maplewood

Turning Inward: Mastering the Art of Black ...


Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

Elmwood Park Financial Center (Parking Lot), Elwood Park

Pet Adoption Day