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Family Philanthropy Webinar: Policy Changes in the Pipeline: How Will New Proposed Legislation Affect Family Giving?

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Join the Alliance for Charitable reform to hear updates about pending legislative or political measures and the potential impact on philanthropy for foundations and donors.

This event is for CNJG Members only.

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Special Luncheon for Foundations and Endowed Non-Profits

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
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McCarter & English, Newark

At this luncheon, Alan Blinder will offer informed, rational insight for leaders of endowments concerned with the markets and investments. This luncheon session is a program of CNJG’s biennial Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments.

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Newark Education Subcommittee Meeting with the Superintendent

Thursday, November 2, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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Prudential, Newark

As the City of Newark prepares for the return of local control, please join us for a discussion with Superintendent Chris Cerf and members of his senior leadership team. The Superintendent will provide an update on the progress and next steps in the final stages of formally returning control to the City.

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2017 Midwest Corporate Giving Webinar Series: Triple Bottom Line Best Practices

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Webinar

CNJG is pleased to offer this webinar series designed by our colleague Regional Associations from four Midwest states, who have collaborated to present this series that specifically targets business professionals who want to think smarter and perform better when it comes to combining their corporate mission with philanthropic action.

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The Missing: Pre-Opening Reception

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark

Immediately following CNJG’s meeting “Power Play – Slay the Elephant in the Room!”, CNJG members are invited to a reception to preview Ajira’s upcoming exhibition The Missing by Duron Jackson.

This reception is open to CNJG Members only.

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Power Play – Slay the Elephant in the Room!

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
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Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark

Join our dynamic presenters for some serious fun as they help us navigate the difficult situations we all face in our careers, where we'll examine what so often happens when we bring funders and nonprofits together in a grantmaking relationship.

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The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Injustice, and Poverty in New Jersey

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Webinar

As part of CNJG's Race, Racism, and the Ramifications for Philanthropy learning journey, we are happy to collaborate with the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey to present the key findings of their recently released report, The Uncomfortable Truth: Racism, Injustice, and Poverty in New Jersey.

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Corporate Disaster Response for Affected Employees – Peer Conference Call

Friday, September 29, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Conference Call

Join us for this open-forum conference call for corporate giving staff to share ideas, insights, strategies and advice to help each other map a course of action for your company to support employees affected by the recent disasters in Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico, Mexico, the Caribbean and other areas.

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Midwest Family Foundation Webinar Series: Going Beyond Grantmaking: Using Impact Investing Tools for Mission

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Whether your foundation is still exploring, just getting started or have experimented and want to go deeper, join us to learn about program-related investments, mission-related investments and everything in between.

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Trenton Area & Mercer County Funders Affinity Group: 2017 Kids Count Report

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
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Princeton Area Community Foundation, Lawrenceville

Join us for the next meeting of the Trenton/Greater Mercer Area Funders Affinity Group where we will have a briefing from the Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) on the 2017 Kids Count findings. 

Newark Funders Affinity Group: Leveraging Assets for Collective Impact

Monday, September 18, 2017 -
8:30am to 10:30am
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Rutgers University - Newark

Join Chancellor Nancy Cantor as she provides an update on her work to establish Rutgers University – Newark as an anchor institution of the Newark community.

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Family Philanthropy Webinar: The First Year in the Life of a New Executive Director

Thursday, September 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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How can your board develop a transition plan to maximize your new executive director’s prospects for success? Join this conversation with two recent first year graduates to hear their lessons learned, as well as lessons from NCFP’s CEO Guide, The First Year: The Complete Guide for New Family Foundation CEOs.

This event is for CNJG Members only.

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