Press Release
October 2, 2023
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NJEDA to Announce Cannabis Grant Awardees & Major New Funding

TRENTON, N.J. (October 2, 2023) – Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 3, 2023, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will host a press conference to announce the recipients of the $250,000 Joint Ventures Grants and provide a funding update for its Cannabis Equity Grant Program. The event will take place at Nightjar, a local Latina-owned business who received funding from the grant program. Joining the NJEDA will be Bloomfield Mayor Michael J. Venezia, local elected officials, and representatives from the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (NJCRC).

WHEN:           Tuesday, October 3, 2023
10:00 a.m.
(Tour at 9:30 a.m.)

WHO:              Mayor Michael J. Venezia, Bloomfield
Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (LD-35)
Assemblywoman Angela V. McKnight (LD-31)
Tim Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, NJEDA
Tai Cooper, Chief Community Development Officer, NJEDA
Dianna Houenou, Commission Chair, NJCRC
Jeff Brown, Executive Director, NJCRC
Francesca DeRogatis, Nightjar Holdings, COO
James Jackson, Yerrr Canna LLC, CEO

WHERE:         Nightjar Holdings
549 Bloomfield Avenue
Bloomfield, N.J.

To learn more about NJEDA resources for businesses, call NJEDA Customer Care at 844-965-1125 or visit and follow @NewJerseyEDA on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn.



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