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These news articles show our members’ responses to the coronavirus pandemic, including announcements, emails, blogs, grants and other resources. If you have items to add, please email us.

Actions and Announcements

Audible Creates Global Center for Urban Development and Hires Aisha Glover to Help Lead It

Russell Berrie Foundation Post: Our Response to COVID-19

Campbell Soup to pay hourly employees premium during outbreak
Post: Our Response to COVID-19

Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Dodge offers new capacity-building opportunities for grantees and signs CoF pledge

Grunin Foundation 3/13 COVID-19 Announcement and 3/31 COVID-19 Update

Johnson & Johnson’s lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate shots for early 2021 authorization

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Culture of Health Blog: Handwashing to Slow the Coronavirus Pandemic
Opinion: Racism is the other virus sweeping America during this pandemic by Julie Morita, M.D
Opinion: Disabled Americans can’t be a COVID-19 afterthought by Dr. Richard Besser
Culture of Health Blog: Incarceration Rates: A Key Measure of Health in America
Opinion: In Covid-19 Crisis, Philanthropy’s Attention Must Focus on People With Disabilities
Brief: Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in Responding, Reopening & Recovering from COVID-19
Webinar: Framing COVID-19 - Communications Toolbox - held 5/7/2020
Webinar: Dr. Richard Besser talks with WBGO about his frustration with the national response to the pandemic
Culture of Health Blog: Lessons for an Equitable COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Kessler Foundation has produced two COVID related podcasts:
Practical Tips to Help Survive the Pandemic as a Parent of a Child with Autism
COVID-19 and Spinal Cord Injury: Minimizing Risks for Complications
Kessler Foundation reports that people with disabilities lost jobs at a higher rate than people without disabilities

New Jersey Council of Humanities Op-ed: Staying Human During the Pandemic

New Jersey Health Initiatives’ Deputy Director of Programs, and CNJG Board Member Diane Hagerman penned “Collaboration across county lines is key to a healthy New Jersey” on NJ Spotlight.

New Jersey Council for the Humanities and New Jersey Historical Commission present a webinar series for cultural nonprofits navigating the COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey Economic Development Authority assists more than 10,000 small businesses impacted by COVID-19

New Jersey State Council on the Arts partners with ArtPride New Jersey Foundation on “Keep Jersey Arts Alive” campaign.

Newark Arts and the City of Newark Retools Its Ambitious Arts Grant Program to Respond to COVID-19

Nicholson Foundation Email to Grantees
Nicholson honors their own Colette Lamothe-Galette, lost to COVID-19

OceanFirst Foundation and Grunin Foundation along with Townsquare Media Launch Acts of Kindness Campaign

Subaru teams up with TerraCycle on PPE recycling

Turrell Fund Email to Grantees about CARES Act
Turrell Fund manages new Passaic County Pandemic Partnership hosted at the Community Foundation of New Jersey

United Way of Greater Mercer County Op-ed message from Sandra Toussaint

Valley National Bank offers Community Pledge CD to help donate and save at the same time


Newark Trust for Education COVID19 Resources

New Jersey State Council on the Arts Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations

Video: Hear from recognizable native New Jersey voices about the importance of donating to the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

Pascale Sykes Foundation offers resources for individuals, nonprofits and small business

PKF O’Connor Davies: Grantmaking During Disasters & Tax-favored Financial Assistance to Employees