The Turrell Fund is a foundation serving the youngest & their families in New Jersey and Vermont.

Our Mission

The Turrell Fund financially & strategically supports organizations which provide quality services to children, especially the youngest and the underserved.

ZERO TO THREE, HealthySteps
Greater Bergen Community Action

Head Start Program students at Greater Bergen Community Action, a K-12 organization supported by Turrell.

Newark Museum
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Our grant application windows run from

Jan 1 – Feb 1  &  July 1 – Aug 1

We award our grants to 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations with projects and portfolios especially for the youngest in New Jersey and Vermont.

Please read and review our Guidelines before beginning an application to the Turrell Fund.

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Check out this photo from Main Street Counseling last month! Social workers conducted a bilingual prevention workshop on Emotional Regulation for Camden Street School 6th graders in Newark.Main Street Counseling (MSC) provides counseling services that is both accessible and affordable, along with school-based programs to reach students in Essex county.Turrell is proud to support MSC and its mission in providing resources to Essex county students for social and emotional growth. Thank you for all you do!
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Check out this adorable video from @childrensdaynj Multicultural Festival for Cinco de Mayo! Students were able to celebrate with crafts, face paint and a bouncy house!Children’s Day Preschool and Family Center (CDP) provides high quality education and services to NJ families with children ages 2.5 to 5 years old. Students are prepared for kindergarten and beyond through educational activities that are both fun and informative!Turrell is a proud support of Children’s Day NJ and its mission in providing excellent resources for NJ families and their children. Thank you for everything you do!
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Check out Amanda A. Ebokosia’s discussion on One on One with Steve Adubato about for making young voices heard in Newark and combatting the youth mental health crisisAmanda A. Ebokosia is the Founder and CEO of The Gem Project Inc., and winner of the Russ Berrie Making A Difference Award. The link to watch is in our bio!
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For @ucmusicproject students, learning to play an instrument goes beyond making music. Students tap into their creative sides and express themselves in new ways!The United Children’s Music Project (UCMP) provides high-quality music and arts education to children in Hudson County, NJ. Classes emphasize the importance of community and establishing a support system for students of all ages.The Turrell Fund thanks UCMP for providing access to music and arts education to children and families of Hudson County!
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Check out Staci Berger’s interview on State Affairs with Steve Adubato!Staci Berger is the President & CEO of the Housing and Community Development Network of NJ, and discusses topics as such as affordability and rising eviction rates.The link to watch is in our bio!
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Check out this adorable video from @familyplacevt on Music Monday!The Family Place serves VT families and young children in the Upper Valley, prioritizing a whole-family approach through its programs. Parents and children get to participate in programs together, learning and growing with one another.The Turrell Fund supports the Family Place and its mission of providing resources to VT families and young children that allows them to thrive. Thank you for all you do!
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On April 11, Turrell Fund CFO Rich Ribeiro attended @northwardcenter “Concert of Hope” which featured multi Grammy-winner singer, Regina Belle. The concert honored parents of children with Autism for their resiliency.The North Ward Center (NWC) serves Newark families with a variety of community programs, such as the Child Center Development Center to the Family Success Center. The “Concert of Hope” was in partnership with the Center for Autism.The Turrell Fund thanks the North Ward Center for providing resources to Newark families and bringing the community together!
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