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Release Date: April 5, 2018

 The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded eight grants totaling over $700 thousand to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and surrounding low income NJ communities.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: March 29, 2018

The Princeton Area Community Foundation awarded more than $600,000 in Community Impact and Capacity Building Grants to 16 local nonprofit organizations.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesCommunity Improvement/DevelopmentEducational
Release Date: March 22, 2018

The Fund for New Jersey Awards has awarded $756,000 to nine organizations working in the areas of immigration, affordable housing, education and anti-poverty.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalHousing/Shelter
Release Date: March 19, 2018

Elaine Katz from the Kessler Foundation authored this GrantCraft blog post about how the recent recession has paved new avenues for collaboration. She sees more models (i.e. learning networks, funder syndicates, and venture models), that highlight collaborative funding as an increasingly popular and practical option for funders.

Topic Strategy & Collaboration
Release Date: March 13, 2018

The Best Places to Work in New Jersey awards program recognizes and honors the state’s top employers who show a dedication to their employees’ professional growth and quality of life.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: March 13, 2018

New Jersey SEEDS announced that its 2018 Leading Change Benefit will honor the accomplishments of William V. Engel, Esq. and Neha Pathak, M.D.. Mr. Engel serves as CNJG’s 1st Vice Chair on the Board.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: March 12, 2018

The Sixers Youth Foundation announced the addition of five new Board Members and the appointment of its new chairperson.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: March 2, 2018

The Newark Charter School Fund addresses Charter School sector-specific issues while working to achieve quality, advocacy, equity and collaboration across the district.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 23, 2018

Cheryl Green Rosario, Wyndham’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility & Philanthropy, was asked by the US Department of State to speak in 5 cities throughout China about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Topic Corporate Philanthropy/CSR
Release Date: February 23, 2018

Audible Inc., distributed 2,000 brand new tablets to high school students on Thursday, with plans on giving away a total of 15,000 tablets to every Newark high school student and their teachers.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 13, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of South Jersey (CFSJ) has hired Anthony “Andy” Fraizer as their new Executive Director effective March 19, 2018. 

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 13, 2018

PSEG has announced that Barb Short will be the company's new Chief Diversity Officer. 

Topic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Release Date: February 12, 2018

Leveraging its Matching Grants Program from over 840 community members, the Partners for Health Foundation awarded grants totaling more than $900,000 to local non-profits in the areas of hunger and homelessness prevention.

Release Date: February 12, 2018

Audible Inc. announced the first class of theater commissions selected to receive support from its fund dedicated to the commission and development of innovative English-language works from playwrights around the globe. 

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 8, 2018

The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) has named Bill Golderer as its new president and chief executive officer.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: February 8, 2018

As part of Partners for Health’s 10-Year Anniversary celebration, the Foundation is recognizing individuals and organizations who have made extraordinary contributions to health and well-being in their service area communities. 

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 8, 2018

The New Jersey Healthy Communities Network’s Community Grants Program (NJHCN) has awarded $1.3 million to 66 New Jersey nonprofits.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 1, 2018

Pat Hartpence, NJM, to be inducted into Rider’s College of Business Administration Hall of Fame.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: February 1, 2018

The Smith Family Foundation awarded 12 area nonprofits a total of $100,000 in grants to support education, transformation, cultivation and urban ministry.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: January 25, 2018

The Nicholson Foundation’s Executive Director Arturo Brito and the Turrell Fund’s President and CEO Curtland Fields explain why investments in early childhood education are critical to New Jersey’s future.

Funding Area ChildrenEducational
Release Date: January 25, 2018

Private foundations like Robert Wood Johnson have led a push to address the social and economic determinants of health. Now this approach is catching on with more corporate funders.

Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: January 19, 2018

Pam Scott, President of CNJG member Partners in Health was recently featured on Comcast Newsmakers in honor of the foundation’s 10-year anniversary awards.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: January 10, 2018

The word “philanthropy” usually brings to mind the act of giving in support of a worthy cause. And this description is, of course, true.

At its core, however, philanthropy is much more. 

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: December 20, 2017

The FirstEnergy Foundation has presented surprise Gifts of the Season of $1,000 each to 12 non-profit agencies working to make lives better in communities across its Jersey Central Power & Light service areas.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: December 19, 2017

The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $577,500 in grants to non-profit organizations in the areas of public media, anti-poverty, civil rights & criminal justice, education, HIV/AIDS prevention and non-profit advocacy.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Civil/Advocacy/PolicyEducational

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