The word “philanthropy” usually brings to mind the act of giving in support of a worthy cause. And this description is, of course, true.
At its core, however, philanthropy is much more.
The FirstEnergy Foundation has presented surprise Gifts of the Season of $1,000 each to 12 non-profit agencies working to make lives better in communities across its Jersey Central Power & Light service areas.
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $577,500 in grants to non-profit organizations in the areas of public media, anti-poverty, civil rights & criminal justice, education, HIV/AIDS prevention and non-profit advocacy.
The United Philanthropy Forum (of which CNJG is a member) is compiling a nationalwide list of responses, news items, resources and programming for philanthropy in response to the destruction being left by the recent hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires.
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 14 grants totaling $1.8 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and surrounding low income NJ communities.
Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation Inc. in Flemington, N.J. and South Ward Children’s Alliance (SWCA) in Newark, N.J. are the recipients of the Provident Bank Foundation’s 2017 $50,000 Signature Grant in the Health, Youth & Families funding priority area.
Save The Music has not only benefitted students and their communities by bringing marching bands and orchestras to their cities, but also by improving graduation rates and reducing absenteeism.
The Princeton Area Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls has awarded $101,500 in grants to 11 local nonprofits.
The New York Times profiles several companies and their corporate philanthropy in their annual “Giving” special section. Headlining the article is CNJG member Subaru.
The Fund for New Jersey awarded $167,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in the areas of public education, environmental sustainability, healthcare, workers’ rights, tax reform, and gun violence prevention.