United Way of Greater Mercer County (UWGMC), announced recently that Jennifer Woods of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation became the new chair of the board of directors.Topic About Philanthropy
PSEG has partnered with The Tyler Clementi Center at Rutgers University to expand its LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Initiative to the city of Camden.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Youth Development
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation granted $5.28 million to nonprofit organizations that work in the arts, education, environment, and informed communities.Topic Grantmaking
The New Jersey State Council on the Arts awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state.Topic Grantmaking
Kessler Foundation was named by Fortune.com as one of the top 25 places to work in the New York City area.Topic About Philanthropy
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is awarding seven Quality of Life Nursing Home Transition (NHT) grants totaling $280,000 to seven Centers for Independent Living (CILs) nationwide.Topic Grantmaking
The Nicholson Foundation has awarded six organizations $225,000 each to support their efforts to integrate behavioral healthcare in their primary care clinics and practices.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI) – the statewide grantmaking program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) – has announced plans to harness the energy, knowledge and idealism of young people ages 14-21 across New Jersey.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Youth Development
The New Jersey Council for the Humanities awarded $184,000 in Action Grant funding to thirteen New Jersey organizations.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentPublic Social Benefits
When considering the ways in which the private sector can advance global health and development and improve our world, a few obvious options come to mind.
The report, “New Jersey’s Prosperity Depends on Immediate Fiscal Reforms,” is the first in a seven-part Crossroads NJ series aimed at informing public debate in this pivotal election year.
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $870,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their June 2017 quarterly Board meeting.Topic Grantmaking
Philanthropy is a critical component of any vibrant, sustainable community and, according to someone who has spent considerable time in both 'worlds' -- former Summit Mayor Jordan Glatt, and now Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Community Foundation of New Jersey -- the world of cause-related giving shares many of the same principles as civic engagement, activism, and even politics.Topic About Philanthropy
21 southern and central New Jersey charities were awarded $85,000 in summer camp scholarship grants by the OceanFirst Foundation.Topic Grantmaking
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is pleased to announce that Meghan Jambor has been named interim Informed Communities Program Officer and Communications Director.Topic About Philanthropy
More than a dozen community programs and projects that are helping to improve and revitalize the city's East Trenton neighborhood have been awarded nearly $30,000 in small grants by the I Am Trenton Community Foundation and Isles.Topic Grantmaking
In front of a capacity crowd at Newark Arts’ Annual Meeting, Executive Director, Jeremy Johnson announced the names of 16 recipients of ArtStart Grants for the 2017-2018 grant cycle.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Prudential Financial Inc. has named Lata Reddy, head of corporate social responsibility, to chair The Prudential Foundation.
The Smith Family Foundation, the newest foundation and member of CNJG, opened their new offices in a refurbished building in Trenton on June 10.Topic Grantmaking
Alejandra Ceja will begin as the new Executive Director of the Panasonic Foundation on June 12, 2017.
The Rita Allen Foundation has named its 2017 class of Rita Allen Foundation Scholars, celebrating seven young leaders in biomedical science whose research holds exceptional promise for revealing new pathways to advance human health.Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Jon Bon Jovi, the head of the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation will be honored by the National Association of Broadcasters Education and receive a 2017 Service to America Leadership Award for the foundation’s work to end poverty and homelessness.Topic Grantmaking
The Greater Mercer Grants program awards to nonprofits that work with low-income residents and communities.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Children
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has announced a five-year, $17 million commitment aimed at increasing the number of teens with access to quality summer work experiences.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Youth Development
The Provident Bank Foundation announced the recipients of their First Cycle 2017 Major Grants, totaling $176,000 for projects and programs across New Jersey and Pennsylvania.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentEducationalHealth-General & RehabilitativeHousing/Shelter