New Jersey’s efforts to address childhood trauma took a major step forward with the launch of a campaign to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and to encourage people statewide to get involved in prevention and healing activities.
In our latest Legacy Series entry, we look at how The Nicholson Foundation has worked to improve the well-being of vulnerable populations in New Jersey by supporting community healthcare coalitions to become Regional Health Hubs.
Raquel Mazon Jeffers, Senior Program Officer at The Nicholson Foundation, is co-hosting State of Mind, a new podcast exploring how the COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated the need for better mental health and substance misuse treatment.
An Urban Institute (UI) analysis funded by The Nicholson Foundation finds that New Jersey spends substantially more public dollars on children than the national average, and New Jersey draws down less in federal dollars per child than the average state.
In this entry for our series on the lessons we have learned in grantmaking, we describe The Nicholson Foundation’s road to innovation and what we learned along the way—including the path that led us to bring a hospital-based innovation center model to New Jersey.
On April 20, 2021, "Show+Tell New Jersey" featured 12 outstanding organizations pitching prosspective funders about their work to improve the health and well-being of children and families across New Jersey.