Local nonprofit earns grant

Local nonprofit Novick Urban Farm, which is located at 3660 S. Lawrence St., has been awarded a $31,000 grant from NBC10, Telemundo62 and the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation.

Novick Urban Farm was one of eight local nonprofits that will receive a total of $315,000 in Project Innovation 2022 grants. The winning organizations feature programs that are addressing local community issues through innovative solutions in the areas of community engagement, culture of inclusion, next generation storytelling and youth education and empowerment.

 “We are thrilled to recognize these eight wonderful nonprofits with Project Innovation grants for their innovative programs serving the Delaware Valley,” said Ric Harris, president and general manager of NBC10 and Telemundo62. “This financial support will go a long way to help these organizations continue to make an impact in the communities in which we live and work.”

Pictured in photo: (from left to right) EJ Rossetti, Farm Apprentice; Clara Varadi-True, Farm Manager; Andy Croft, Farm Assistant; Alyssa Kalter, Project Coordinator; Htee Da win, Community Farmer; Shwe Chit, Community Farmer; Emma McMahon, Farm Apprentice; Ally Schonfeld, Farm Coordinator; (Below) Wah Paw, Community Farmer. Contributed Photo.