The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Maisha Simmons as director of the Foundation’s New Jersey program team, where she will lead our efforts to build a healthier, more equitable New Jersey for everyone who calls our state home.
Following the completion of the 8th year of the Campbell’s Healthy Communities program, Campbell reports on their progress in Camden.Topic Grantmaking
The Princeton Area Community Foundation and the Burke Foundation have teamed up to award more than $600,000 in grants to New Jersey nonprofits, they announced this week.Topic Grantmaking
On January 8th, a number of dedicated volunteers and supporters came together at the Trenton Free Public Library as I Am Trenton Community Foundation and Isles, Inc. awarded more than $40,000 in grants to eight successful applicants of the Old Trenton Neighborhood grant round for 2020.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Trenton/Mercer County
The Community Foundation of New Jersey and Visiting Nurse Association establish Somerset Hills Community Health Foundation.Topic Grantmaking
The FirstEnergy Foundation surprised deserving organizations across the company's service area with grants totaling $100,000 as part of its annual holiday "Gifts of the Season" campaign.Topic Grantmaking
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership are excited to announce the launch of The Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective, a new monthly leadership series beginning this month.Topic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation in Morristown, New Jersey, has announced fifty-three grants totaling $1.9 million.Topic Grantmaking
The New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) recently awarded $75,300 in Incubation Grant funding to six organizations.Topic Grantmaking
In December, The Fund for New Jersey announced grants totaling more than $287,000 to four nonprofits in the Garden State.Topic Grantmaking
In 2019, The Provident Bank Foundation awarded $1.3 million in funding to 138 organizations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.Topic Grantmaking
The Philadelphia-based William Penn Foundation has announced grants totaling nearly $20 million in support of education, public spaces, and the environment.Topic Grantmaking
The Allergan Foundation has awarded a total of $10 million in charitable grants in 2019.Topic Grantmaking
Five local groups received awards totaling $5,500 during the Campbell Soup Foundation's 15th networking breakfast.Topic Grantmaking
A third Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen community restaurant will open Jan. 23 on the campus of Rutgers-Newark at the university’s Paul Robeson Campus Center on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Newark.Topic Grantmaking
Founded in 2008, the Newark Charter School Fund was created to help create high-quality school options for Newark students. In December, the Fund will cease operations.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Educational
The Princeton Area Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls has awarded $186,000 in grants to 13 local nonprofits to fund programs that serve economically vulnerable women and children.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Women and Girls
Homeless veterans set to move into permanent digs, with a touch of stardom.Funding Area Housing/Shelter
Audiobook company Audible is helping transform Newark, New Jersey, bringing in jobs and hope for residents.Funding Area Employment/Jobs
Three CNJG Members (Community Foundation of New Jersey, Princeton Area Community Foundation, and United Way of Central Jersey) are top-rated charities according to Charity Navigator.
Fourteen hospitals and health systems, including RWJBarnabas Health, announced on Wednesday a commitment of over $700 million for place-based investing to create strong and healthy communities.Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
The Nicholson Foundation is announcing that it has determined the timeline for fulfilling its plan to spend down.
In 2018, Valley invested $1.6 billion to strengthen and support the communities the bank serves.Topic Grantmaking
Tata Consultancy Services Launches second year of “Ignite Innovation Student Challenge” and also wins award for corporate citizenship.
Wells Fargo, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and others invest in Camden Works, a new employment initiative that will help the city’s residents take part in its economic resurgence.Funding Area Employment/Jobs
The Campbell Soup Foundation announced more than $1.5 million in grants to 22 organizations as part of the their annual grantmaking cycle.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
The Smith Family Foundation recently held its second Trenton Stars Awards scholarship fundraiser, recognizing eight community members.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Educational
The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation partnered with several organizations to help provide funding to help open Joseph's House in its current location in Camden.
Wells Fargo Regional Foundation grants $1 million to Gateway Community Action Partnership.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Things are about to get a bit more musical at three Paterson elementary schools thanks to donations from the Save the Music Foundation.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities