Newark Anchor Collaborative (NAC)

The Newark Anchor Collaborative (NAC) is an anchor initiative of the Newark Alliance. NAC serves as a community of practice among Newark-based institutions dedicated to the city’s economic revitalization. NAC is an action-oriented think tank comprised of private and public institutional leaders from multiple fields and industries. Together, rather than apart, NAC anchors are spearheading initiatives that promote a vibrant and inclusive Newark economy.

Members of NAC are all members of the Newark Alliance.  Each institution has 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. NAC members include the following institutions:

Broadridge Financial
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Newark Alliance
Newark Museum
New Jersey Institute of Technology
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Mars, Inc.
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Rutgers University-Newark
RWJBarnabus Health
United Airlines
University Hospital

NAC is contributing to Newark’s economony through a variety of efforts including  a hire local, buy local, and live local strategy.  In doing so, NAC is engaging with Newark’s  diverse small business, job-seeker, renter, and homeowner communties.  The community of practice NAC creates strengthens the capacity of local anchor institutions ensure equitable growth in Newark. Collectively, NAC members are playing a vital role in the Newark community and economy.  

Newark Anchor Collaborative
Contact: Sibusisiwe Malaba
Director, The Newark Anchor Collaborative
(973) 596-6400