EIN 47-1202863

South Ward Children's Alliance (SWA)

IRS 501(c) type
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South Ward Children's Alliance aims to provide coordinated services and resources that guide and support families, ensuring their children can live in healthy homes, succeed in school, contribute to their communities, and thrive in life. The organization's ultimate goal is to help all children achieve their full potential by supporting them and their families in achieving cradle-through-career milestones related to various areas such as education, health, and community involvement.
Related structure
SWA is a subordinate organization under Brick Academy.
Also known as...
South Ward Alliance
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Program areas at SWA

The ultimate goal of the South Ward promise neighborhood is to ensure all children have an unimpeded path to unlocking their limitless potential. We do this by supporting families and young people in achieving cradle-through-career milestones related to: being physically and emotionally healthy and able to pursue their own wellness, living in stable homes with constructive routines and family members who are committed to Children's academic and social-emotional health, residing in vibrant, cohesive communities that are safe, supportive and welcoming and learning in highquality schools that drive purpose and passion, engage caregivers, and prepare students to succeed in the workforce.

Grants made by SWA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Newark Community Street Team (NCST)To Support Students in Their Academic Success and Close the Achievement Gap$485,636
Leaders for LifeTo Support Students in Their Academic Success and Close the Achievement Gap$353,275
Great Oaks Legacy Charter SchoolTo Support Students in Their Academic Success and Close the Achievement Gap$318,612
...and 23 more grants made totalling $3,639,426

Who funds South Ward Children's Alliance (SWA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Prudential FoundationAdvancing the Two-Generational Approach To Improve Southward Children's Outcomes - Phase Ii$300,000
Prudential FoundationSystems Change Phase Ii$300,000
The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New JerseySub-Grantee Program Support$162,000
...and 9 more grants received

Personnel at SWA

Dominique LeeChief Executive Officer$0
Nichelle HolderChief Program Officer
Ellen McGovernDirector of SWPN'S Family Hub
Ester ParkDirector of Promise Success
Jasmine SpencerDirector of Childhood Education
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for SWA

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,594,703
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$7,594,703

Form 990s for SWA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-05-03990View PDF
2020-062021-05-25990View PDF
2019-062021-01-21990View PDF
2018-062019-08-16990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
...and 1 more Form 990
Data update history
May 14, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
May 11, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Reitman Foundation
December 30, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 7 new personnel
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $250,000 from James E. and Diane W. Burke Foundation
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $250,000 from Turrell Fund
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsYouth service charitiesChapter / child organizationsCharities
Human servicesChildren
State / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
534 Clinton Ave
Newark, NJ 07108
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Essex County, NJ
Website URL
(862) 236-1333
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P30: Childrens and Youth Services
NAICS code, primary
624110: Child and Youth Services
Parent/child status
Subordinate organization
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