Our partners make it possible

We receive bi-partisan supportNo matter who’s in the Oval Office, we’ve counted on funding from the federal government. And they’ve been kind enough to deliver.

Government Partners

Federal government support and funding enables local agencies to make a significant impact in their communities and helps maintain strong standards nationally. We have been awarded competitive grants from the following Federal agencies to reinforce our work on behalf of America’s at-risk children:


ASPIRA, Inc. of New Jersey
Jersey City Police Department
La Casa de Don Pedro
Newark Fire Department
Newark Police Department
Newark Youth Court
Youth Education & Employment Success Center


Government Partners Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Corporation for National and Community Service

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention 

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

If you are interested in partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters on public policy initiatives, please contact Carlos Lejnieks, President & CEO, at Carlos.Lejnieks@bigsandkids.org or 973-273-6682.


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