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NJToday interview featuring CNJG President Nina Stack.
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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.
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.
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.
CNJG is seeking a Public Policy Fellow to support their efforts to create meaningful opportunities for CNJG members to interface with public officials and policymakers on critical issues facing the state and promote their understanding of the role of philanthropy.
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
Private donors who are unaffiliated with a private or family foundation, or whose giving assets might be held with a Community Foundation or other donor advised funds, may join CNJG and engage with other grantmakers to enhance their personal giving.
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Each year, CNJG hosts a series of statewide signature events for New Jersey's philanthropic community. Our signature events bring funders and grantees together for shared learning and valuable Interaction.