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Past Events

Conversations with the Cabinet: Commissioner Allison Blake, Department of Children and Families

Thursday, September 12, 2013 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Princeton Area Community Foundation, Lawrenceville

New Jersey grantmakers devote significant resources – both intellectual and financial – to many of the same focus areas as the Department of Children and Families.

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Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy Affinity Group

Thursday, August 15, 2013 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
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New Jersey Historical Commission, Trenton

Calling all up and coming foundation staffers! Join your colleagues for the next gathering of the Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy Affinity Group for a discussion on the philanthropic landscape in New Jersey from the foundation perspective.

Funders for NJ Education Affinity Group The Common Core: Implications for NJ Grantmakers

Friday, June 28, 2013 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
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George Street Playhouse Cafe, New Brunswick

45 states including New Jersey are in the critical stages of Common Core implementation to prepare students to become college and career ready.

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Environmental Grantmakers Affinity Group Meeting Post Hurricane Sandy – Issues and Overview for Environmental Grantmakers

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Location Title: 
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown

Join fellow funders with a shared interest in the environment for a conversation about emerging trends, key issues, and best practices.

2013 New Jersey Conference for the Social Sector: Our Shared Road Ahead-Sandy and Beyond

Monday, June 10, 2013 -
8:30am to 5:00pm
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The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, Asbury Park

This year at the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers biennial Spring Conference for the Social Sector, we will explore challenges for the social sector as our state recovers and rebuilds from Hurricane Sandy.

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Essex/Bergen/Hudson Site Visit Tour

Monday, May 20, 2013 -
9:15am to 4:00pm
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Newark

Building upon the successful Coastal Communities Site Visit Tour offered to the philanthropic community in February, the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers is pleased to offer a similar program focusing on communities in northern New Jersey – speci

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Leadership Luncheon

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Rutgers Club, New Brunswick

Following on the highly successful luncheon we had in February for the CEOs of foundations, we invite you to join us for this event, the second luncheon in our series.

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Family Philanthropy Teleconference: Over the River and Through the Woods: Geographic Dispersion in Family Philanthropy

Thursday, May 9, 2013 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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With family members living far apart, what steps can families take to build family identity and bonds that once evolved naturally from living in close proximity?

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