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Release Date: November 19, 2015

The Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced today the launch of Invest Health, a pioneering, multi-sector initiative that will align people, strategies and capital to improve health in cities across the country.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: November 16, 2015

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has announced the return of the Jersey Give Back Guide, a Jersey-centric online giving guide featuring some of the Garden State’s most effective and respected nonprofits.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: November 16, 2015

The board of directors of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers announced the appointment of longtime philanthropy executive David Biemesderfer as the organization’s next president and CEO. He will begin serving in this new role in mid-January 2016.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: November 2, 2015

The Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy interviewed their outgoing Board Chair, Jasmine Hall Ratliff, Program Officer from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, about her tenure serving as Board Chair.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: October 28, 2015

Fifteen nonprofit executives of New Jersey organizations have been selected to participate in the third cohort of The Prudential Foundation Nonprofit Executive Fellows Program at the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School.

Release Date: October 19, 2015

The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $375,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their September 2015 quarterly Board meeting.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: October 14, 2015

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield's charity arm announced 11 grants totaling more than $840,000 to nonprofit organizations in New Jersey.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: October 1, 2015

New Jersey Health Initiatives' (NJHI) new funding initiative, NJHI: Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey—Communities Moving to Action, Round 2 will help communities address multiple factors that influence health outcomes and make sustainable changes to build a Culture of Health.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: September 14, 2015

The Princeton Area Community Foundation announced that it has awarded $539,000 to 20 non-profit organizations in Mercer County through its flagship grants program, Greater Mercer Grants.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentYouth Development
Release Date: September 2, 2015

A $700,000 back-to-school grant from the Foundation for Newark's Future will give Newark Public Schools teachers $100 each for supplies and provide principals with funds to bolster instruction.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Educational
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

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