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.
Joint Affinity Groups (JAG) and its core partners are proud to announce the transformation of JAG into CHANGE Philanthropy.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Rita Allen Foundation Announces $710,000 in Grants for New Ventures in Civic Information and Public Interest Technology.
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.