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Join your grantmaking colleagues from across the state for a timely conversation about emerging trends for immigrants in New Jersey, philanthropy and our shared prosperity.

Audience: All Funders

Please join the Newark Funders Affinity Group for a discussion of the Read and Believe Initiative with Dr. Lauren Wells, Chief Education Officer for the City of Newark.

Audience: All Funders

Join colleagues from across the country to hear about hot policy topics impacting foundations and philanthropy. This webinar is open to CNJG Members only.

Audience: All Funders

This whitepaper examines the latest data to identify trends in social justice philanthropy among family foundations.

Audience: Family Foundation

This publication provides information on 11 benefits and conversation-starters about philanthropic advocacy and lobbying. Specifically, it answers your questions about legal rules and provides concrete examples, templates, resources, and tips.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Public Policy

Donating money to modify public thinking and government policy has now taken its place next to service-centered giving as a constructive branch of philanthropy. Many donors now view public-policy reform as a necessary adjunct to their efforts to improve lives directly. This book was written to help donors navigate the obstacles of public-policy philanthropy.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

This advocacy and civic engagement toolkit is designed for private foundations that want to educate and encourage their grantees about getting involved in civic and policy activities to increase organizational capacity and impact. While its primary focus is on the grantmaking activity of foundations, the toolkit also addresses rules and guidance for policy involvement by foundation officials acting on behalf of their foundations.

Topic: Public Policy

This advocacy and civic engagement toolkit is designed for community and public foundations that want to educate and encourage their grantees about getting involved in civic and policy activities to increase organizational capacity and impact. While its primary focus is on the grantmaking activity of these foundations, the toolkit also addresses rules and guidance for policy involvement by foundation officials acting on behalf of their foundations.

Topic: Public Policy
Release Date: September 6, 2019

The Westfield Foundation Grants $325,000 in first and second quarter of 2019 to arts, health, aging, historic preservation, social services and civic projects.

News Type: News
Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: December 19, 2017

The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $577,500 in grants to non-profit organizations in the areas of public media, anti-poverty, civil rights & criminal justice, education, HIV/AIDS prevention and non-profit advocacy.

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

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