Grants


Transforming our communities
through giving.

Summer Funding Program


Open to any organization (grassroots or established) serving the city of Trenton Each organization seeking summer funding will agree to participate in 3 TLDP Course Sessions. Organizations may apply for one type of grant. Multiple grants will not be reviewed.

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Extended School Programming Impact Support Grant


Open to any (grassroots or established) organization promoting Higher Education as a Normal Next Step! Each organization seeking a 1 year grant must agree to attend 5 TLDP Course Sessions during the duration of their full year grant cycle.

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Forever Forward Multi-Year Grant


30 TLDP Course Sessions - Grassroots organizations only
The Forever Forward Grant is a competitive three year grant that includes mandatory participation in our Transformative Leadership Development Program and increasing partially unrestricted grant funds. Organizations supported by the Smith Family Foundation’s FFG must have an annual budget of $250,000 or less, have been in operation for at least 3 years, have an established board, and at least one full time staff member or volunteer running the day-to-day operations.

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Current Forever Forward Grantees September 1, 2019 - August 31, 2022


HelpSelf Mission:
To transform families by providing them with educational, nutritional and emotional support.
Lawrence Boyd, Executive Director
Tel: 609.337.7635
email:info@helpself.org
HomeWorks Trenton Mission
HomeWorks is a free, community-based, after-school residential program that provides academic and social-emotional enrichment activities while empowering marginalized high school girls in their community.
Natalie Tung, Executive Director
Tel: 609.414.7907
info@homeworkstrenton.org