Anchor Collaboration

The Newark Anchor Collaborative (NAC), an initiative of Newark Alliance, is a network of institutions based in the Greater Newark region, which have inextricable ties to the future and success of the city of Newark and its residents. Participating institutions have committed to supporting the City's Hire.Buy.Live initiative to advance equitable and inclusive economic development strategies in Newark. NAC provides a platform for managing city-wide anchor collaborative efforts, planning for interventions, and programs to fuel growth.

Housed within Newark Alliance, NAC's founding institutions include:, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Financial, Rutgers Newark, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and RWJBarnabas. These institutions have committed to leveraging their philanthropic assets, organizational assets, and business capabilities to drive inclusive community economic growth, create more economic opportunity, build a healthier community, and generate a richer quality of life for all Newark residents.