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NJToday interview featuring CNJG President Nina Stack.
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Looking to improve the collection and sharing of philanthropic data, the Foundation Center and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (of which CNJG is a member) have entered into a partnership.
Newark’s 40th Mayor Ras J. Baraka (pictured, second from right) invited the Newark Funders Group to hear his vision for the city at special August meeting. Just 30 days into his term, the Mayor called on the Newark Philanthropic Liaison Jeremy Johnson (far left) to organize a convening with the Newark group, co-chaired by Etta Denk of Bank America (second from left) and Barbara Reisman of the Schumann Fund for New Jersey (third from left). Irene Cooper-Basch (far right), Chair of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and Executive Officer at the Victoria Foundation, introduced the Mayor to more than 50 grantmakers who attended the session at the PSEG headquarters in downtown Newark.
Interview with Nina Stack, President of Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
On February 27, 2013, CNJG submitted a statement for the official record of the House Committee on Ways and Means hearing on the charitable deduction.
How to Be a Champion for Your Cause & Your Grantees
Is My Funding Working? Understanding Strategy & Impact
Give Smart: Avoiding the Donor-Grantee Trap
The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers has joined with our colleagues at the Center for Nonprofits to support a new, national campaign from GuideStar, Charity Navigator and WiseGiving of the BBB.
In the December issue of Governing magazine, a national trade publication, a featured article “But what did Cory Booker actually accomplish in Newark?” cites the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and Jeremy Johnson, the Newark Philanthropic Liaison, in connection with the public-private partnership to establish the Newark Office of Reentry.
On November 19, 2010, New Jersey Nursing Initiative's convened a meeting, co-sponsored by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to bring together new voices from vastly different organizations and industries to analyze challenges and brainstorm solutions.
CNJG's President's Reports
CNJG Financial Documents 2013
CNJG Member survey ranking which issues are most important to them.
Just released, CNJG's 2014 Mid-Year Memo to Members.
CNJG’s track record as a respected convener of the philanthropic and non-profit communities in our state has earned us a reputation as the go-to center in New Jersey for information, connection, leadership and networking.
New members to the Council are invited to lunch to learn more about the programs and services the Council offers and to network with other new members.
This month's topics of discussion are to include the Cultural Data Project along with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and the resulting impact on arts organizations.
COST: Free for CNJG members/$35 for non-member grantmakers