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Release Date: October 5, 2017

A collection of Nina Stack's letters to CNJG Members from the monthly newsletter.

Release Date: August 16, 2017

Phil●an●thro●py: Love of Humankind.  This is the translation, the definition of our field, our work.  For the members of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers it is literally our job…to advance the love of humankind.

Release Date: August 14, 2017

Nina Stack, CNJG's President, is interviewed on "One on One with Steve Adubato" about the Council's work, including our 20th anniversary, the Newark Philanthropic Liaison, and our work after Superstorm Sandy. Nina's interview on the program begins at 18:28.

Release Date: June 1, 2017

CNJG celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2017 marked by extraordinary progress and service to members over this time. As the nexus for the philanthropic community in New Jersey, the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ body of work grows more robust every year. This is clearly evident by the exponential growth in programs and services since CNJG was founded in 1987. However, this proliferation in programs and services does not reflect the full realm of CNJG's transformation over twenty years. CNJG has evolved to become a leader in the state, spearheading important and significant initiatives throughout our history.

Release Date: May 17, 2017

A regular contributor to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Blog, Nina's posts discuss issues critical to philanthropy today.

Release Date: April 18, 2017

Removing the longstanding ban on partisan political activity by charitable and philanthropic organizations presents a severe threat to the integrity and wellbeing of those organizations.

Release Date: March 8, 2017

On March 8, 2017, the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers' Board of Trustees approved that CNJG would take an official position opposing the repeal of the Johnson Amendment by signing on to the “Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship.”

Release Date: February 9, 2017

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers is pleased to release our annual look back at the Council’s robust programming, leadership initiatives and advocacy efforts.

Release Date: October 4, 2016

Real lives are on the line. Nonprofits that provide critical services have already had to cut back staffing and program hours.

It’s been three months since Gov. Chris Christie issued an executive order holding in reserve over $100 million that he had previously approved as part of the state budget package that he signed into law on June 30.

Release Date: April 28, 2016

“Changing Expectations for the Social Sector” is focus of May 24 conversation in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Release Date: March 7, 2016

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers is pleased to release our annual look back at the Council’s robust programming, leadership initiatives and advocacy efforts.

Release Date: February 1, 2016

Once again, NJBIZ is proud to honor New Jersey's most dynamic women in business with its Best 50 Women in Business awards. The Class of 2016 includes bankers, doctors, entrepreneurs and everyone in between. What they all have in common, however, is that they are leaders in the business community, influential in their companies and industries, and shaping New Jersey’s economic future.

Release Date: January 15, 2016

Grant makers and nonprofits have a new resource to help boost their effectiveness when communities face major disasters like Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. It includes information on community planning, rebuilding, legal services, housing, aiding vulnerable populations, and coordinating across local, state, and federal agencies.

Release Date: September 9, 2015

Read about the progress of the CNJG network through July 2015, in CNJG’s Mid-Year Memo to Members.

Release Date: July 9, 2015

This blog post is from Stephanie Holcomb, 2015 Public Policy Fellow for the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.

Release Date: March 4, 2015

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers is pleased to release our annual look back at the Council’s robust programming, leadership initiatives and advocacy efforts.

Release Date: January 14, 2015

This blog post is fromTheresa Jacks, Deputy Director of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.

Release Date: October 27, 2014

After careful consideration, the CNJG Leadership and Policy Committee recommended the Council’s Board of Trustees should adopt the following formal position:
The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers supports simplification of the private foundation excise tax on net investment income to a flat rate.

Release Date: October 10, 2014

Looking to improve the collection and sharing of philanthropic data, the Foundation Center and the United Philanthropy Forum (of which CNJG is a member) have entered into a partnership.

Release Date: September 10, 2014

Just released, CNJG's 2014 Mid-Year Memo to Members.

Release Date: May 1, 2014

An interview with Nina Stack, president of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, about the business of philanthropy and how companies can make a difference.

Release Date: July 18, 2013

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.

Release Date: June 13, 2013

This opinion piece is from Nina Stack, President of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.

Release Date: February 27, 2013

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.

Release Date: May 16, 2012

Nina Stack, President, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, knows what is on the minds of people who give away money, both locally in New Jersey and nationwide. In this interview Nina tells us about her work with the Council and also what things are on the radar screens of grantmakers.

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