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Release Date: August 31, 2016

This opinion piece by Elizabeth Christopherson, president of the Rita Allen Foundation and Nina Stack, president of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, discusses how organizations can learn from one another's experience and use them to better prepare for the next crisis.

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Release Date: August 22, 2016

Joint Affinity Groups (JAG) and its core partners are proud to announce the transformation of JAG into CHANGE Philanthropy.

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Release Date: August 16, 2016

Bank of America announced a $40 million commitment to connect 100,000 teens and young adults to the skills and employment experiences needed for 21st-century jobs. They also shared their progress made to deliver on its purpose of helping make financial lives better for customers, clients and communities around the world. 

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Release Date: August 8, 2016

The Jewish Women's Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded $105,000in grants for 2016-2017, the group’s “largest annual financial commitment to date”.

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Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: August 5, 2016

The Nicholson Foundation has launched a statewide initiative to help primary care providers better treat chronic pain and reduce their over-reliance on prescription opioids. 

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Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: July 27, 2016

The New Jersey Historical Commission approved 81 FY 2017 General Operating Support, Project, and County History Partnership Program grants to historical organizations, individuals, museums, historic sites, archives, libraries, and county re-granting agencies throughout the state. 

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Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: July 20, 2016

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is excited to announce the newest round of grants approved by their Board of Trustees in June. The 95 grants totaling $4.5 million were awarded to support nonprofit organizations working to strengthen communities in New Jersey.

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Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: July 14, 2016

Rita Allen Foundation Announces $710,000 in Grants for New Ventures in Civic Information and Public Interest Technology.

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Topic: Grantmaking
Release Date: July 13, 2016

Taking on climate change is a daunting challenge for any institution, let alone a small place-based foundation in a state with no coal-fired power plants.

So when I learned that the focus of the Council on Foundations’ annual conference was climate change, I was delighted.

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Release Date: July 7, 2016

The Westfield Foundation, celebrating 40 years of giving as a grantmaking public charity, distributed almost $36,000 in grants to four organizations in the 2Q of 2016, and elected three new Trustees.

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Topic: Grantmaking

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