Officials from the Community Foundation of New Jersey, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Victoria Foundation joined Newark Public Schools on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Central Avenue School to announce and celebrate the creation of the Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund, a $1 million dollar fund ensuring generations of Newark children don’t miss out on field trip opportunities.
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 15 grants totaling $2.35 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and surrounding low income NJ communities.
The I Am Trenton Community Foundation has awarded $10,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving across the city.
Last night, Chris Daggett of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Risa Lavazzo-Mourey of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Nina Stack, President of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG), were named among of LeadNJ (LNJ)’s “30 Leaders for 30 Years” at its special anniversary gala.
This article from the September 2016 Issue of CNJG Family Ties provdes insights and ideas about how to approach the work and focus of a family foundation.
The Newark Trust for Education is pleased to announce that they have selected Ronald Chaluisán as their organization’s new Executive Director.
The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers 2nd biennial Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments, set for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at The Palace in Somerset, will feature an outstanding roster of leading investment professionals and expert practitioners who will share best practices for endowment management with leaders of private foundations and endowed charities in the Tri-State region. The Investment Forum is the only conference in New Jersey focused on foundation and charity endowment stewardship.
After nearly 14 years at the helm, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, the first woman and the first African American to lead the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), announced today that she will step down once a successor is in place.
The Provident Bank Foundation has announced the recipients of its Second Cycle 2016 Major Grants, totaling more than $102,500 for projects and programs across New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
As part of their mission to improve New Jersey’s health care delivery systems and reduce the costs of care for its underserved populations, The Nicholson Foundation has been working to strengthen primary care in the state’s safety-net system.