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Public Social Benefits

Join us and learn how Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in partnership with Catchafire, is mobilizing resources and acting as catalysts for change to build strong, healthy communities, foster civic leadership, and promote philanthropy.

Audience: All Funders

Join foundations and philanthropy serving organizations from across the country for this event co-sponsored by Council on Foundations, Independent Sector, and Nonprofit VOTE. 

Audience: All Funders

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Revised White Collar Regulations – Considerations and Strategies for Compliance by New Jersey’s Grantmakers and Grantees

Audience: All Funders

Join your grantmaking colleagues for this in-depth look at: what creative place-making is; highlighting some New Jersey-based projects; how funding these projects actually flows into the communities through different organizations; and how the Kresge Foundation is driving this initiative.

Audience: All Funders

Join us for this joint webinar hosted by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and the National Council of Nonprofits to explore the latest trends in state policy and hear about what’s on the horizon for action on the state and federal levels in the coming New Year.

This event is for CNJG Members only.

Audience: All Funders

Learn about several initiatives that are poised to improve outcomes for South Ward residents which comprises the city of Newark’s largest voting bloc and includes the legendary Weequahic Park and historic Weequahic and Clinton Hill neighborhoods.

Audience: All Funders

Nonprofit VOTE, Council on Foundations and Independent Sector collaborated to publish a set of practical tools for foundations looking to support nonpartisan voter engagement activities in their programs or grantmaking.

Topic: Public Policy

Released in June 2014, this report lays out a vision and a bold plan of action to maximize the potential of philanthropy and the private sector to increase opportunity for boys and young men of color that benefits the entire country.

Audience: Board/Trustees

Attention to the role of gender is most useful with programs that seek to change unhealthy behaviors, such as reproductive health and teen pregnancy, gender-based violence, substance abuse and educational under-achievement.

Audience: All Funders
Topic: Grantmaking

This white paper examines the relationship between encouraging sustainable communities and enhancing access to opportunity for lower-income people and people of color.

Audience: All Funders

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