We pride ourselves on the ability to cultivate public and private partnerships on a local, state, and national level. Together we develop a multitude of resources for our students. Our partners are listed below:

COMMUNITY (Past* and Present)

  • Community FoodBank of New Jersey
  • Corinthian Housing Development Corporation*
  • Essex County College
  • Essex County Courts and Probation and Parole Offices
  • Essex County Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)
  • Fathers Empowered to Learn, Lead, and Achieve Success (F.E.L.L.A.S.)*
  • Greater Newark Conservancy
  • Hyacinth Foundation*
  • The Masakhane Center*
  • New Community Corporation
  • Newark Community Health Centers
  • Newark Comprehensive Center for Fathers*
  • Newark Mentoring Movement*
  • Newark Public Schools
  • Newark Workforce Development Board
  • New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
  • New Jersey Juvenile Intensive Supervision Program*
  • Offender Aid Restoration
  • Rutgers University (various departments)
  • Sadie Nash Leadership Project*
  • Trust for Public Land
  • United Way of Essex and West Hudson*
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) School of Health Related Professions
  • Willing Heart Community Care Center
  • YMWCA of Newark
  • YouthBuild USA


RESOURCE PROVIDERS (Past* and Present)

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation*
  • Citi Foundation
  • City of Newark*
  • Foundation for Newark’s Future*
  • Hyde and Watson Foundation*
  • MCJ Foundation
  • Newark Trust for Education
  • New Jersey Community Capital
  • New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency
  • New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission*
  • New Jersey Office of Faith-Based Initiatives*
  • New Jersey Office of the Attorney General
  • The Nicholson Foundation*
  • Points of Light
  • Prudential Foundation
  • Prudential Social Investments
  • TechSoup
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development*
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Victoria Foundation
  • YouthBuild USA

The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration (DOLETA) has administered the YouthBuild program since September 2006. The YouthBuild program is administered by the Employment and Training Administration’s Office of Workforce Investment, Division of Youth Services. YouthBuild Newark is partially funded by this agency. DOLETA provides approximately 16% of the agency’s budget (or $570,000) for 2015 – 2016.