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Release Date: April 30, 2019

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers is once again partnering with the Council on Foundations and the United Philanthropy Forum for the 2019 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits survey and we need your participation!

Release Date: May 1, 2019

The Campbell Soup Foundation has chosen its 2019 Community Impact Grant recipients, with 31 nonprofits receiving a total of $595,000 — including several organizations in the food company’s home city of Camden.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: April 30, 2019

As public education in Newark undergoes another major transition, a new non-profit organization is launching with a bold vision for what’s possible. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalNewark Funders
Release Date: April 24, 2019

Prudential Financial Inc. said it plans to commit more than $180 million through 2025 to support the opportunity youth — approximately 350 million people aged 15-29 who lack access to school, training or regular jobs — with about a third of the investment going toward the Newark area.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Youth Development
Release Date: April 23, 2019

At their first board meeting of the year, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation trustees in March approved $2.7 million in 60 grants to New Jersey nonprofit organizations for work in the arts, education, environment, and informed communities.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEducationalEnvironment
Release Date: April 18, 2019

The Panasonic Foundation and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation will launch a Code as a Second Language effort in four cities across the country starting with Newark, NJ.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: April 18, 2019

The Nicholson Foundation, The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation and The Burke Foundation join New Jersey Department of Health in supporting the implementation of Centering as model of choice across five sites in the state.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area ChildrenWomen and Girls
Release Date: April 17, 2019

New Jersey leaders should pursue a broad range of policy options to expand opportunity so that everyone in New Jersey—no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they make—can live the healthiest life possible, says a report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Release Date: April 17, 2019

The Provident Bank Foundation announced the recipients of its First Cycle 2019 Major Grants, totaling $215,000.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentEducationalYouth Development
Release Date: April 8, 2019

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced that Julie Morita, MD, the current commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, has been named executive vice president, overseeing all programming, policy, research, and communications activities.

Release Date: March 27, 2019

Kessler Foundation has awarded approximately $2.5 million in 2018 in grants to organizations across the U.S. to support initiatives that create or expand job training and employment initiatives for people with disabilities. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Employment/Jobs
Release Date: March 25, 2019

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 12 grants totaling just under $1 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and surrounding low income NJ communities. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: March 20, 2019

The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $855,652 in grants to non-profit organizations at their March 2019 quarterly Board meeting.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalHousing/Shelter
Release Date: March 15, 2019

Subaru of America Inc., the auto manufacturer based in Camden, announced this week that its annual Subaru Share the Love Event led to $27.5 million for national and local charities in 2018.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 25, 2019

The Overdeck Family Foundation recently launched a website that includes an article looking towards the future with a new mission statement, and what that means for the Foundation.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: February 12, 2019

Campbell Soup Foundation reports on their recent efforts to support neighborhood revitalization in Camden though the NRTC program.

Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: January 30, 2019

The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today thanked its more than 1,100 fundholders for recommending a record 7,722 individual grants in 2018 totaling $66.7 million.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentFood/Agriculture/NutritionYouth Development
Release Date: January 18, 2019 is profiled in a National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy that shows companies can help their communities in ways beyond traditional monetary support. 

Release Date: January 15, 2019

The F. M. Kirby Foundation announced 222 grants totaling $12.9 million were made in 2018 to nonprofit organizations working create strong and healthy communities and foster self-reliance.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: January 14, 2019

Aishah Miller has been named the new Executive Director of The Wells Fargo Regional Foundation, a role she officially assumed at the end of last year. 

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: January 6, 2019

The Montclair Foundation has awarded $42,000 in grants to seven nonprofits that serve the Montclair community and beyond.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesCommunity Improvement/Development
Release Date: January 4, 2019

The Prudential Foundation, which has focused on both on place-based philanthropy in its home of Newark, New Jersey, and on globally inclusive economies, has supported the performance and education work of the Alvin Ailey Foundation since 1984.

Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: January 1, 2019

The United Way of Passaic County announced grants between $10,000 and $15,000 to four local non-profits to help tackle hunger issues in Passaic County and Paterson, where 37% of residents are “food insecure.”

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Food/Agriculture/Nutrition
Release Date: December 30, 2018

The Westfield Foundation in 2018 granted more than $278,000 to 26 different agencies in and around Westfield. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentHealth-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: December 20, 2018

The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $350,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their December 2018 quarterly Board meeting. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentHealth-General & Rehabilitative