Between the complex array of government programs, the many nonprofits organizations that have been created to serve post-9/11 veterans, and a lack of understanding of the needs on the part of civilians, it is hard to know if veterans are getting what they need. This edition of What Funders Need to Know explores some of the unique characteristics and circumstances of post-9/11 veterans and why philanthropy should support the nonprofit organizations that are serving them well.
Release Date: January 4, 2016
In the last quarter of 2015, the Westfield Foundation granted more than $77,000 to 7 different organizations, ranging from after-school music programs to support for veterans, to preventing domestic violence.
Release Date: December 9, 2014
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, located in Millburn, has announced that it has awarded grants totaling $736,126 to nine local agencies to increase and improve services that address the mental health needs of people who have served in the military and their families.