SPECIAL RELEASE: Safe & Supportive Education White Paper

The Newark Trust for Education is proud to re-issue Safe and Supportive Education: Shaping School Climate through Social-Emotional Learning and Trauma Informed Approaches in Newark Public Schools. First issued in May of 2018, this revised report includes a new executive summary and insightful commentary on the term trauma informed care, while examining the role of programs and interventions aimed at creating safe and supportive schools across Newark.  

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Grant Opportunity: Victoria Foundation Public School Grants Program

Newark Trust for Education is pleased to partner with the Victoria Foundation, Newark Arts Education Roundtable, Newark Thrives! and Schools That Can Newark for this exciting grant opportunity open to all public schools in Newark, NJ. 


In the 2018-19 academic school year, Victoria Foundation grant making related to Newark’s public schools was undertaken by 4 local intermediary organizations:

Newark Trust for Education – for grants related to social/emotional learning

Newark Arts Education Roundtable – for grants related to arts education

Newark Thrives! – for grants related to STEAM efforts

Schools That Can Newark – for grants related to college access & success

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Trust Matters: South Ward Promise Neighborhood


Newark Trust for Education is proud to support the launch of the South Ward Promise Neighborhood. We’re bringing even more programs and resources from around the city to the South Ward to support our kids. Through a partnership led by the South Ward Children’s Alliance, we were awarded a landmark $30 million Promise Neighborhood grant earlier this year! Since then we’ve been hard at work – with partners from around the city – thinking through additional ways we can continue to invest in our families through the South Ward Promise Neighborhood. We're excited to share that we’re ready to launch.

Together, we are working toward a South Ward where each and every child has an unimpeded path to unlocking their limitless potential.


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