The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $730,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their March 2017 quarterly Board meeting. Grants were awarded to nine organizations in the areas of immigration, affordable housing, and education.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalHousing/Shelter
The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) is pleased to announce new Signature Grant opportunities in its Education funding area for 2017.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Educational
The Nicholson Foundation and the NJ Health Care Quality Institute releases report “Medicaid 2.0: Blueprint for the Future”, in which the plan to redesign and modernize NJ’s Medicaid program.Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
The Rita Allen Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the Democracy Fund have announced an open call for ideas that address the question, How can we improve the flow of accurate information?Topic Grantmaking
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $721,425 in Quality of Life grants to 102 nonprofit organizations nationwide.Topic Grantmaking
The William Penn Foundation has made permanent its interim executive director. Shawn McCaney, 52, interim since November, was the foundation’s choice for the job, after a national search.
Rita Allen Foundation Announces Science Communication Projects With Grant Partners WGBH and COMPASS.Topic Grantmaking
Arturo Brito, MD MPH, will join The Nicholson Foundation on March 13, 2017 as its Executive Director.Topic Grantmaking
Richard Besser, MD has been named president and chief executive officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).Topic Grantmaking
Digital Democracy is like YouTube for local government hearings, bolstered with a splash of artificial intelligence.
The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) has announced that Ayo Sanderson, Executive Director & Head for the US Pharma Division of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, has joined its Board of Directors.
The Community Foundation of New Jersey awarded 5,718 unique grants totaling $56 million last year, topping the benchmarks of $44 million distributed by the foundation in 2015. Of those grants, 2,774 unique grants totaling $36.5 million supported nonprofits in New Jersey.Topic Grantmaking
Kessler Foundation has awarded nearly 2.5 million in grants to organizations across the U.S. to support initiatives that create or expand job training and employment initiatives for people with disabilities.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Employment/Jobs
The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) is pleased to announce $100,000 in new Signature Grant opportunities in their Community Enrichment funding area for 2017.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentYouth Development
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $715,000 in grants to non-profit organizations areas of public media, anti-poverty, civil rights & criminal justice, HIV/AIDS prevention and non-profit advocacy.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Civil/Advocacy/PolicyHealth-General & Rehabilitative
The Board of Trustees of The Chad School Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric E. Stevenson as Executive Director. The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Mr. Stevenson will be an excellent steward of the Foundation’s mission.Topic Grantmaking
Join the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in forging Bold, Upstream, Integrated, Local and Data-driven community health interventions in low-income, urban neighborhoods.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Merck Foundation announces new initiative, Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care (Bridging the Gap), to increase access to high-quality diabetes care and reduce health disparities for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) has announced Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation in Mountainside, N.J. as the recipient of the Foundation’s $100,000 “Signature” Grant in the Health, Youth and Families funding priority area.
While Percy “Pi” Chubb passed away in March 2016, his legacy endures and, as of this week, will touch the lives of thousands of Newark school children.
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $310,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their September 2016 quarterly Board meeting.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Civil/Advocacy/PolicyCrime/Courts/LegalEducationalEnvironment
Last year, New Jersey collected approximately $400 million in estate taxes. Starting in 2018, New Jersey will stop collecting estate taxes. So, what will come of that $400 million in unexpected wealth going forward?
Our associates in Florida, the Florida Philanthropic Network have created a resource page on their website where they’ll be sharing updates on what’s happening in Florida and how philanthropy is responding.Funding Area Disaster Response/Relief
Officials from the Community Foundation of New Jersey, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Victoria Foundation joined Newark Public Schools on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Central Avenue School to announce and celebrate the creation of the Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund, a $1 million dollar fund ensuring generations of Newark children don’t miss out on field trip opportunities.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area ChildrenEducational
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded 15 grants totaling $2.35 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