NJEA Hipp Foundation

About the Hipp Foundation

Established in 1993, the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education was created to provide opportunities for school employees to expand their visions of excellence in our classrooms and schools. The Foundation honors the memory of Dr. Hipp, former NJEA executive director. Read more>>

Hipp Foundation announces more than $93,000 in grants for the 2016-17 school year

Public school educators throughout New Jersey will bring their creative ideas to life thanks to NJEA. The NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education has awarded another 19 grants totaling $93,130 to public school educators.

Since its creation, the Foundation has awarded nearly $2 million in support of 361 innovative educational projects that represent a bold, fresh approach by public school employees. Read more>>

Grant opportunities for NJ public school employees

If you have an idea and you're excited to get started, first check out what makes a project successful from the Foundation's Current and Past Grant Recipients. Each project contains contact information for the Grant Coordinator whose involvement with the project spanned inception to completion. These Coordinators walked the walk and want to help guide newcomers to successfully navigate the application process and provide guidance and support. Don't hesitate to reach out to them. Read more>>

Classroom Close-up NJ captures Hipp grant projects

The Classroom Close-up NJ television crew travels around the state to record the great things happening in New Jersey public schools. Hipp projects frequently appear on the show. Watch here>>

Grant application process

Before you start writing your grant application, check out the guidelines and resources found here.

Supporting the Foundation

  • Switch to T-Mobile and save. Learn more
  • BankMobile is a new member benefit for NJEA members and families.  You can now have all of your banking services available on your mobile device. Learn more
  • Purchase an engraved brick paver in the Pathway to Excellence outside the main entrance to the NJEA Headquarters in Trenton. Learn more
  • Your donation is tax deductible, and provides support to public education in New Jersey.


Contact us at hippfoundation@njea.org.

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