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Welcoming Cecilia Martinez, Victoria Foundation’s New Communications Specialist


Victoria Foundation is thrilled to announce the newest addition to the team, Cecilia Martinez, who joins us as our new Communications Specialist. In her role, Cecilia will be instrumental in shaping communications strategies that align with the Foundation's mission and framework to grow self-determination and power in communities of color across Ne...

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Victoria Foundation Appoints Sara Peña to Board of Trustees


The Victoria Foundation Board of Trustees is proud to announce Sara Peña as our newest trustee. Sara is a passionate leader and advocate who has dedicated her life to driving positive change in the Latinx community, specifically growing the leadership of boys of color and the political power of Latina women. She joins the foundation board with an i...

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Victoria Foundation’s Youth-Led Grantmaking Initiative Announces $50,000 in Grants

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NextGen Grantmakers select three Newark-based nonprofits for inaugural funding round: Victoria Foundation's NextGen Grantmakers announced the organizations to receive grants in their inaugural funding cycle. The $50,000 in grants is going to three Newark-based nonprofits focusing on youth self-determination. The NextGen Grantmakers Fund is led by a...

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Newark, NJ named one of My Brother's Keeper Model Communities


Victoria Foundation is proud to support the important work of My Brother's Keeper in Newark, and to learn from and partner with other national MBK collaboratives across the country. We were honored to be a part of the Chicago convening and thankful for the support and investment by the Obama Foundation for this work in Newark. Click to wa...

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Calling for Police Accountability and Policy Against Excessive Force


We are starting the year with a mix of both determination and heavy hearts as we are ever-committed to the well-being of the Newark community, and again struck by the anger and heartbreak of losing more Black people at the hands of police - nationally and here at home. Victoria Foundation signed on to a letter with other community leaders in Newark...

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Unboxed Philanthropy Names Victoria Foundation in Top 100 List


We are honored to be recognized by Unboxed Philanthropy Advisors on its list of Top 100 people, organizations and companies making a positive impact. We are next to many other foundations and leaders that we deeply admire and that are doing amazing work. We're looking forward to continuing our new mission and framework championing bold strategies t...

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