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Release Date: October 6, 2014

Members have been asked to participate in the 2014 Foundation Benefits Survey, which gathers comprehensive benefits data specific to New Jersey's grantmaking community. This year's survey has been streamlined for a more user-friendly experience.

Topic Administration
Release Date: September 12, 2014

The William Penn Foundation is extending its longtime role as primary benefactor of the Free Library of Philadelphia by awarding the library the biggest grant in the history of either institution.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: August 5, 2014

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has granted $750,000 to 20 New Jersey nonprofits to address workforce development and education.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalEmployment/Jobs
Release Date: August 4, 2014

The Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) Camden Food Innovation Fund has awarded $80,000 in grants to three local organizations for programs that innovatively increase access to healthy food and create economic opportunity in Camden City.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Food/Agriculture/Nutrition
Release Date: July 29, 2014

Creative organizations throughout the state received a total of more than $15.7 million in grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. That total is nearly $100,000 more than what was awarded in 2013.

Topic Family PhilanthropyGrantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: July 28, 2014

Dr. Donald Schwarz starts his new job at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, where his mission is making good health contagious by fostering a “culture of health” across America.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: July 23, 2014

Celebrating a decade of philanthropy in 2014, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has announced the awarding of $1,070,000 in grants to 20 New Jersey non-profit organizations, including a special award in recognition of the Foundation’s 1,000th grant.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEnvironmentFood/Agriculture/NutritionHealth-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: July 17, 2014

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is making an investment of nearly $1 million in the state’s urban communities, the health insurer has announced.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: July 16, 2014

The Trustees of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation recently approved $4.4 million in 90 grants to arts, education, environment and media nonprofit organizations throughout New Jersey.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEducationalEnvironment
Release Date: July 15, 2014

The Princeton Area Community Foundation, the community foundation serving
 central New Jersey, has awarded $475,000 in competitive grants to 19 local
 nonprofit organizations that build social capital (the shared will and networks needed to tackle community problems) and provide
 opportunities to low-income individuals and families.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentPublic Social Benefits
Release Date: July 1, 2014

A new nonpartisan resource, "Foundation Funding for U.S. Democracy," provides data about foundations and their democracy-related grantmaking in a structured, contextualized, and visual format. Developed by the Foundation Center with support from a consortium of funders, the project documents foundation support across several key areas: campaign and election processes, governing institutions and processes, information and media, and public engagement and voting.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: May 22, 2014

Michael Bzdak, Executive Director, Corporate Contributions, Johnson & Johnson shares his experience of business- education partnerships with the Johnson & Johnson Bridge to Employment (BTE) programme.

Topic Corporate Philanthropy/CSRStrategy & Collaboration
Release Date: April 22, 2014

Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ Affinity Group Announces $1M Investment in Expanding Early Education: Cornerstone Funding from Turrell Fund, Challenge Grant from Foundation for Newark’s Future Help Launch Shared Investment Strategy Among New Jersey Funders.

Funding Area ChildrenEducationalNewark Funders
Release Date: January 22, 2014

NJ Spotlight, New Jersey’s premiere public policy news site, announces a new website focused exclusively on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in New Jersey.

Release Date: January 9, 2014

EARN Guest blogger Elaine E. Katz, Program Center Senior Vice President at the Kessler Foundation, discusses out-of-the-box strategies that both employers and rehabilitation practitioners may use to increase the employment of persons with disabilities.

Topic Administration