Nicholson Foundation and Partners Announce Major Commitment to Address Childhood Adversity
At an event held on November 13, The Nicholson Foundation joined with political, business, and philanthropic leaders from across New Jersey to launch a major new initiative to address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The Nicholson Foundation and the Burke Foundation announced that they will each contribute $1 million to a pooled fund dedicated to treating ACEs in NJ.
Seeking Applications for Senior Program Officer Position
The Nicholson Foundation is seeking to hire a Senior Program Officer for a full-time position. We are looking for an accomplished professional with a minimum of 5 years in a senior management role to help develop and expand the Foundation’s health and early childhood initiatives.
The Nicholson Foundation’s Executive Director Featured on Caucus NJ with Steve Adubato
The Nicholson Foundation’s Executive Director, Dr. Arturo Brito, was featured on Caucus NJ with Steve Adubato to discuss toxic stressors and the importance of ages birth to three for children’s long-term success. Dr. Brito also discusses the state’s work in improving the black infant mortality rate in New Jersey.
Nicholson Grant Expands Telehealth Offerings for Vulnerable Populations
A grant from The Nicholson Foundation will allow Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) to expand its use of telehealth to improve healthcare in New Jersey. Through the grant project, RWJMS will offer a spectrum of innovative telehealth strategies including Project ECHO, eConsults, and telemedicine.
Nicholson Grant Enables Community Health Coalition’s Lead Screening Initiative
The Nicholson Foundation has awarded a $525,657 grant to the community health coalition in Greater Freehold. The grant will strengthen the Coalition’s infrastructure and support the launch of a community-wide initiative to assess and remediate lead risks, which pose a significant health challenge to young children in their most critical years of brain development.
Nicholson-supported Institute will “Teach the Teachers” to Improve Early Childhood Education
Supported by a grant from The Nicholson Foundation, the Transforming Early Childhood Leadership Institute will bring together school leaders, teachers, and staff from 30 schools across NJ for a 15-month professional learning experience. The Institute will help educators better serve children from vulnerable backgrounds in the early years of formal education.