Stronger Together

Nonprofit community development corporations have generated $12 billion dollars for New Jersey’s economy according to Stronger Together: The $12 Billion Impact of Community Corporations in New Jersey which highlights the investments made in the sector since 1989. With the generous support of the Citi Foundation, the Network has been able to delve deeper into the data and produce county level reports of the economic impact for every area of the state.

Stronger Together highlights:

  • Community developers have added 82,000 jobs through investments in real estate rehabilitation and new construction;

  • Contributed $5.5 billion in worker wages and in contracts with New Jersey businesses;

  • Built and rehabilitated over 21,000 affordable homes;

  • Built over 2.5 million square feet of commercial space for new and expanding small business;

  • Added $320 million to state tax rolls.

Stronger Together County Releases