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CNJG News

Release Date: October 6, 2021

A collection of the President's letters to CNJG Members from the monthly newsletter.

News Type: CNJG News
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: June 18, 2021

Governor Phil Murphy announced that Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Marlene Caride, Rutgers University President Dr. Jonathan Holloway, and Council of New Jersey Grantmakers President and CEO Maria Vizcarrondo will lead the Governor’s Wealth Disparity Task Force. They will be joined by additional government officials, academic researchers, and faith and community leaders to be announced at a later date.

News Type: CNJG News
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: April 28, 2021

The 2020 President’s Report is our annual look back at CNJG’s robust programming and services for our members and, by extension, the communities they serve. The Council is an engaged and cohesive network of grantmakers dedicated to our state’s communities and people.

News Type: CNJG News
Release Date: September 9, 2020

CNJG's 2020 Mid-Year Memo to Members

News Type: CNJG News
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.

News Type: CNJG News
Release Date: June 3, 2020

Joint Statement from CNJG and the Center for Non-Profits

This statement also appeared on NJ Spotlight.

News Type: CNJG News
Release Date: May 19, 2020

The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers is pleased to announce the appointment of one of the state’s most experienced philanthropic veterans to assist New Jersey’s giving sector in coordinating support for relief and long-term recovery efforts in response to the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

News Type: CNJG News
Release Date: April 21, 2020

As the leaders of the major philanthropic and non-profit membership organizations in New Jersey, representing both the wide range of non-profit groups and the multi-faceted funders of those groups, we feel compelled to speak out against the hateful responses we and our members have witnessed in reaction to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

News Type: CNJG News
Release Date: April 2, 2020

CNJG invites our members to join hundreds of other funders and other leaders in the philanthropic sector in making a commitment act with urgency and collectively holding ourselves accountable to each other by signing this pledge of action created by the Council on Foundations.

News Type: CNJG News
Topic: COVID-19
Release Date: September 27, 2019

An executive order signed by Gov. Phil Murphy in July put millions of dollars in nonprofit funds in reserve due to a dispute with the Legislature on budget projects. Maria Vizcarrondo, president and CEO of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and Linda M. Czipo, president and CEO of the Center for Non-Profits, say these funds are critical, allowing nonprofit organizations to provide much-needed programs to New Jersey residents.

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