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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
Release Date: December 18, 2017

The United Philanthropy Forum (of which CNJG is a member) is compiling a nationalwide list of responses, news items, resources and programming for philanthropy in response to the destruction being left by the recent hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires.

Funding Area Disaster Response/Relief
Release Date: December 8, 2017

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 14 grants totaling $1.8 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and surrounding low income NJ communities.  

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: November 13, 2017

Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation Inc. in Flemington, N.J. and South Ward Children’s Alliance (SWCA) in Newark, N.J. are the recipients of the Provident Bank Foundation’s 2017 $50,000 Signature Grant in the Health, Youth & Families funding priority area.

Release Date: November 9, 2017

Save The Music has not only benefitted students and their communities by bringing marching bands and orchestras to their cities, but also by improving graduation rates and reducing absenteeism.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: November 9, 2017

The Princeton Area Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls has awarded $101,500 in grants to 11 local nonprofits.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Women and GirlsYouth Development
Release Date: November 6, 2017

The New York Times profiles several companies and their corporate philanthropy in their annual “Giving” special section. Headlining the article is CNJG member Subaru.

Topic Corporate Philanthropy/CSR
Release Date: October 25, 2017

The Fund for New Jersey awarded $167,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in the areas of public education, environmental sustainability, healthcare, workers’ rights, tax reform, and gun violence prevention.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalEnvironmentHealth-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: October 24, 2017

The New Jersey Council for the Humanities is excited to announce that their new website – njhumanities.org – is live and ready to be explored.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: October 24, 2017

The five-year initiative is designed to improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: October 23, 2017

JPMorgan Chase has awarded a total of $5 million to the Florida Community Loan Fund (FCLF) and New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC) to increase affordable housing in Central Florida. NJCC joined FCLF to receive the award in Orlando.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Housing/Shelter
Release Date: October 23, 2017

Learn more about the Westfield Foundation, and its Executive Director, who has been at the helm for 23 years.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: October 18, 2017

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., a CNJG member, has partnered with New Jersey Audubon to create new habitat for bees, butterflies and birds at the Black Bear Golf Club at Crystal Springs Resort in Franklin, New Jersey.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Environment
Release Date: October 15, 2017

The Foundation distributed over $93,000 in Q3 to support rising talent performances in area schools, upgrades to a computer lab, and establishing a Youth Volunteer Experience Program. They also announced their new Executive Board for 2017-2018.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalYouth Development
Release Date: October 11, 2017

The fifth report in The Fund’s Crossroads NJ series has been released.

Topic Public Policy
Release Date: October 11, 2017

CNJG member Johnson & Johnson is sited in new research about corporate alignment with the UN sustainable development goals.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: October 2, 2017

Michael Bzdak, global director of employee engagement at Global Community Impact at Johnson & Johnson, believes nongovernmental organizations are well-positioned to turn up their advocacy efforts, and get the right players to the table in making and following through on new commitments and partnerships.

Topic Corporate Philanthropy/CSR
Release Date: September 30, 2017

OceanFirst Foundation awarded $43,000 in grants to 13 charities from central and southern New Jersey that serve members of the military through its Home Runs for Heroes Program.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: September 20, 2017

The gift will help double the size of the complex, adding studios, classrooms and administration offices.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: September 19, 2017

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 17 grants totaling $1.95 million to improve the health and wellness of underserved and vulnerable populations in greater Newark and surrounding low income NJ communities. 

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & RehabilitativeMental Health/Crisis Intervention

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