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Release Date: August 31, 2015

The I Am Trenton Community Foundation has launched their fall Trenton Historic Development Collaborative (THDC) Small Grants Program.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: August 26, 2015 The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance today announced that 12 nonprofit organizations have been selected as recipients of the Youth Opportunity Fund, a $3 million initiative to support city-level, innovative and scalable programs connecting more than 3,500 youth to opportunities that increase their employability and prepare them for lifelong success. Funding Area Youth Development
Release Date: August 14, 2015 The Provident Bank Foundation has announced that it has selected Saint Peter’s University, Jersey City, NJ to receive its $100,000 “Signature” Grant in the Education funding priority area. In addition, the Foundation has awarded two $20,000 “Impact” Grants, one to Warren County based Abilities of Northwest New Jersey and one to Bucks County based Easter Seals of Southern Pennsylvania. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalEmployment/Jobs
Release Date: August 6, 2015

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $704,732 in Quality of Life grants to 84 nonprofit organizations nationwide.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: August 3, 2015 The PSEG Foundation has granted Stevens Institute of Technology $250,000 towards the completion of the University’s Solar Decathlon entry, SURE HOUSE. The SURE (SUstainable and REsilient) HOUSE is Stevens’ entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition and represents the schools’ vision of a sustainable and resilient home for the areas at greatest risk during extreme weather. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Science/Technology
Release Date: July 22, 2015

The Rita Allen Foundation has announced $425,000 in grants to foster informed civic participation.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Civil/Advocacy/Policy
Release Date: July 21, 2015 The New Jersey State Council on the Arts has awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding for over 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: July 20, 2015

The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) will invest $50,000 in New Jersey's non-emergency helpline NJ211 to ensure local residents impacted by layoffs and casino closings make the connection to help.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Human Services
Release Date: July 17, 2015 The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has announced $817,000 in grants to 38 nonprofits in New Jersey focused on providing access for unemployed and underemployed people, veterans, youth and those with disabilities to job opportunities, training and mentor programs to ensure academic success. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Employment/Jobs
Release Date: July 14, 2015 New Jersey Health Initiatives, a statewide grantmaking program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced ten recipients of four-year grants to fund multi-sector, community-focused coalitions. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: July 8, 2015 The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 14 grants totaling $1.2 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and the surrounding Essex County NJ communities. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & RehabilitativeHospitalsMental Health/Crisis Intervention
Release Date: July 7, 2015 JPMorganChase and the Mayor of Jersey City, Steven Fulop, announced a $1 million investment over the next two years to Jersey City to fund workforce development. Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: July 1, 2015 The Newark City of Learning Collaborative, which has been driven by several CNJG members and Newark Philanthropic Liaison Jeremy Johnson was recently featured in national publication.
Release Date: June 29, 2015 The Henry S & Agnes M Truzack Foundation has provided a grant of $15,000 in support of the ongoing mission of Furniture Assist. Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: June 25, 2015 The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $855,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their June 2015 quarterly Board meeting Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentCrime/Courts/LegalEnvironment
Release Date: June 18, 2015

The Rita Allen Foundation is pleased to announce $350,000 in grants to support work that will promote greater understanding and engagement among scientific researchers, policymakers, media makers and the broader public.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Public Social BenefitsScience/Technology
Release Date: June 11, 2015 This blog post by Elizabeth Good Christopherson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Rita Allen Foundation discusses how our civic lives are changing. Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: May 28, 2015 Wendy Liscow, Education Program Director at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, has been honored with a New Jersey Governor’s Awards in Arts Education Distinguished Service Award. She was among the 100 advocates, leaders, educators and students recognized for their exemplary work, commitment and contributions to arts education in a ceremony May 27 at the Trenton War Memorial. Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: May 18, 2015 Every year since 1991, Community Options presents a citizen with the Betty Pendler award. This year’s recipient is Elaine Katz, the senior vice president of Grants and Communications for the Kessler Foundation. Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: May 11, 2015 The Foundation announced a $1.5 million grant to create summer jobs for Newark students. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Employment/Jobs
Release Date: April 30, 2015

The Citi Foundation and America's Promise Alliance have recently announced the launching of the Youth Opportunity Fund, an initiative to support low-income youth.

Funding Area Youth Development
Release Date: April 17, 2015 The OceanFirst Charity Challenge is a friendly fundraising competition where organizations compete to raise the most money for their cause. Last year's participants raised more than $300,000.
Release Date: April 7, 2015 The Fund for New Jersey has announced that for the first quarter of 2015 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $590,000 to advance public policies in the areas of affordable housing, immigration, preschool expansion, public media, and budget. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalHousing/Shelter
Release Date: April 6, 2015

The Trustees of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation recently approved 63 grants totaling more than $3.4 million to support nonprofit organizations in New Jersey dedicated to building creative, sustainable, and informed communities.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: March 19, 2015

The Rita Allen Foundation has announced $515,000 in grants to support work that will enrich the ability of technology, news and entertainment to build civic literacy and engagement.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 23, 2015 The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation awarded over $600,000 in Quality of Life grants to 75 nonprofits nationwide in the areas of Activity Achieving, Bridging Barriers, and Caring & Coping. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: February 10, 2015 The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff as they share what they're learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state. This talk with Kathleen Hofmann, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO may also reveal a few things about her you might not know.
Release Date: January 28, 2015

Kessler Foundation announced $2.1 million in grants to organizations throughout the U.S. to create and expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities, as well as to provide information to aid in the development of new strategies.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: January 25, 2015 In the 12 months since the Community Foundation of New Jersey and several of their fundholders joined with others to stamp out human trafficking around the 2014 Super Bowl, they have come to learn two things. Funding Area Women and Girls
Release Date: January 14, 2015 A community kitchen that served up meals in the Hurricane Sandy-ravaged borough of Union Beach until closing down over the summer plans to reopen today thanks to Jon Bon Jovi. Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Monmouth and Ocean Counties