$1 Million Endowment Established to Support Field Trips for Newark Students

Date: 10/05/2016
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Central High School
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Three Major Funders Announce Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund

The Community Foundation of New Jersey, the Victoria Foundation, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Newark Public Schools will announce the creation of the Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund, a $1 million dollar endowment ensuring Newark children get outside their classrooms to experience field trips that enhance learning for many years to come.

The Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund is a special endowment that will be part of Field Trip New Jersey, a program that launched in January to provide transportation funding for field trips to schools in underserved communities across New Jersey.

Media planning to attend should RSVP to Michael Inganamort at mi@nullasg-advisors.com or Dreena Whitfield at DWhitfield@nullNPS.K12.NJ.US.

WHO:

  • Christopher D. Cerf, Superintendent, Newark Public Schools
  • Irene Cooper-Basch, Executive Officer, Victoria Foundation
  • Sally Chubb, Trustee, Victoria Foundation
  • Frank Alvarez, President of Board of Trustees, Victoria Foundation
  • Hans Dekker, President, Community Foundation of New Jersey
  • Chris Daggett, President & CEO, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

WHAT:

Press Conference to announce the creation of the Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund, a $1 million dollar endowment supporting field trip transportation grants for Newark schools.