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Release Date: July 1, 2020

To dig deeper into causes of, and responses to, structural racism within philanthropy in New Jersey, the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers established a Racial Equity Task Force made up of leaders at CNJG member organizations.

Topic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Release Date: July 20, 2020

Programs for Parents announced the launch of a $112,000 Home Grown Home-Based Child Care Emergency Fund, an application-based relief program to award grants to 180 registered family child care providers and 120 family, friend and neighbor providers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in Essex County.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: July 13, 2020

OceanFirst Foundation partners with nonprofits to enable them to award summer camp scholarships. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Children
Release Date: July 10, 2020

The William Penn Foundation announced two grants supporting immediate economic relief and future work opportunity in the region.

Topic COVID-19Diversity, Equity, and InclusionGrantmaking
Release Date: July 9, 2020

SUEZ North America gave $120,000 and PPE to Hackensack Meridian to support research and the network’s response to COVID-19.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: July 9, 2020

Wells Fargo announced the details of its $400 million effort to help small businesses that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic keep their doors open.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: July 8, 2020

M&T Bank has invested $1 million in support of New Jersey Community Capital’s Garden State Relief Fund, which provides working capital loans to small businesses and nonprofits negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: July 3, 2020

The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $90,000 in scholarships to area high school and college students.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Educational
Release Date: July 2, 2020

Prudential Financial is dedicating $10 million to fintech oriented towards solving intransigent financial and social inequality in the U.S.

Topic Diversity, Equity, and InclusionGrantmaking
Release Date: July 2, 2020

OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River has awarded $150,000 in grants to 66 nonprofits throughout central and southern New Jersey through its Arts and Cultural Grant Program.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: June 29, 2020

Newark Arts has announced the awardees of its annual mini-grant program, ArtStart, for the year 2020-2021. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: June 29, 2020

Citi and the Citi Foundation have committed more than $100 million to date in support of COVID-19-related community relief and economic recovery efforts globally.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: June 25, 2020

JPMorgan Chase — as part of its global initiative to help support underserved households during COVID-19 — is making a $375,000 investment to help kick-start the Greater Newark Enterprises Corp. Entrepreneurs of Color COVID-19 Relief Fund.

Topic COVID-19Diversity, Equity, and InclusionGrantmaking
Release Date: June 23, 2020

Impact100 South Jersey, a program of the Community Foundation of South Jersey, awarded $193,500 in grants to 4 South Jersey non-profits.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: June 21, 2020

The Summit Foundation has awarded $409,000 in grants to 21 local and area nonprofit organizations that provide vital food, shelter, education, arts, culture, and health programs to community members.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: June 19, 2020

PSEG and the PSEG Foundation announced on Friday a $1 million commitment to support organizations that address systemic racism, inequality and human rights.

Topic Diversity, Equity, and InclusionGrantmaking Funding Area Racial Equity
Release Date: June 18, 2020

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. has announced a commitment of more than $1 billion to help end systemic racism and support economic empowerment of African Americans and low- and moderate-income communities.

Topic Diversity, Equity, and InclusionGrantmaking Funding Area Racial Equity
Release Date: June 17, 2020

Kiki Jamieson, President of The Fund for New Jersey, is interviewed by Steve Adubato on the critical need for everyone to respond to the Census, and how the pandemic has impacted it.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: June 11, 2020

New Jersey Community Capital announced on Thursday that Valley Bank has invested $2 million in support of the Garden State Relief Fund.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: June 9, 2020

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey has announced that long-time Short Hills resident Amy B. Schechner, Esq. has been elected Chair of its Board of Trustees. Sue Wasserman from Livingston and Elizabeth Cohen from Short Hills were also elected as Trustees of the Foundation.

Release Date: June 9, 2020

NJ ACEs Collaborative (The Burke Foundation, The Nicholson Foundation, the Turrell Fund, and the NJ Department of Children and Families) announced that Dave Ellis has been named as Executive on Loan to the state, functioning as the first Executive Director for the office of Resilience within DCF.

Release Date: May 19, 2020

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts will distribute $492,700 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to help preserve jobs and stabilize arts organizations statewide.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: May 18, 2020

Kessler Foundation awarded nearly $1 million in COVID-19 emergency grant funding for nonprofits faced with the challenges of serving people with disabilities in New Jersey.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: May 15, 2020

The Burke Foundation awarded a $500,000 grant to YWCA Princeton for renovations to improve its existing facilities and programs.

Funding Area Children
Release Date: May 15, 2020

Since the start of April, the Russell Berrie Foundation, which is based in Teaneck, has provided $1.82 million to 14 organizations to help them help others in need.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: May 14, 2020

The Community Chest announces the awarding of over $50,000 in grants from its Coronavirus Emergency Fund to 13 agencies.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: May 8, 2020

New Jersey Council for the Humanities Announces COVID-19 Response Grant Funding Opportunity and Programming Updates.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: May 7, 2020

The Allergan Foundation has fast-tracked another $2 million dollars in charitable grants for community organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: May 6, 2020

The New Jersey Devils are donating 10,000 tickets for the 2020-21 season to RWJBarnabas Health front-line health care workers in honor of National Nurses Day and Week.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking
Release Date: May 5, 2020

Educational Testing Service helps Lawrence Township Community Foundation purchase computers for Lawrence students.

Topic COVID-19Grantmaking

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