A collection of the President's letters to CNJG Members from the monthly newsletter.
Joint Statement from CNJG and the Center for Non-Profits
This statement also appeared on NJ Spotlight.
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.
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.
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.
As we witness the initial impact of Hurricane Dorian, we are reminded that many of our communities are still targets for further devastation from this storm over the next few days.
One year from now the 2020 Census will be in full swing. This nationwide, constitutionally-mandated count, conducted once every ten years, is our opportunity to ensure that New Jersey residents are accurately counted to secure the resources needed to support our communities.
New Jersey’s largest philanthropic association has named longtime social sector leader Maria Vizcarrondo as its president.
The 2018 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 of New Jersey Grantmakers joins the Funders Census Initiative, United Philanthropy Forum, and philanthropy-serving organizations around the country in asking our members to support and encourage a fair and accurate Census in 2020.