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Dana Wilson

Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

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Newark Community Economic Development Corporation

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Dana Wilson is the p/t Grant Administrator for Newark CEDC. Ms. Wilson is also the President of Trinity Support Services, LLC, a NJ-based consulting firm for community and economic development initiatives and faith-based initiatives.  Ms Wilson has extensive non-profit experience as an officer, director, board member, volunteer, committee chair and founder. Raised almost $5 million in grants, with $1 million raised in seven months in 2014. Eight years of journalism experience and 16 years of management. Seven years experience managing a technology training center for educators.

Ms. Wilson is the founder of National Educational Network, Inc. (NENI), a small 501 c3 non-profit based in Edison, NJ which provides academic and cultural programming for mostly urban at-risk youth and their families. (Organized in 2005 and reorganized in 2014).

Ms. Wilson is the President of the NJ Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association. She is also actively working on starting a NYC chapter of GPA. If you are interested in GPA, please feel free to contact her at danawilsonNJ@gmail.com

Ms. Wilson is a co-organizer for Non-Profit Executive Directors (NED). She assists with NED's social media, website development, developing meeting topic ideas, serving as a presenter, and strategic planning.

Specialties: Community and economic development in urban communities through public-private partnerships. Social Entrepreneurship with innovation in public policy and governance. Social Media /Marketing Specialist (for-profits and non-profits).