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Release Date: March 21, 2017

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
Release Date: March 14, 2017

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
Release Date: March 2, 2017

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
Release Date: February 22, 2017

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.

Release Date: February 17, 2017

Rita Allen Foundation Announces Science Communication Projects With Grant Partners WGBH and COMPASS.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 16, 2017

Arturo Brito, MD MPH, will join The Nicholson Foundation on March 13, 2017 as its Executive Director.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 13, 2017

Richard Besser, MD has been named president and chief executive officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: February 7, 2017

Digital Democracy is like YouTube for local government hearings, bolstered with a splash of artificial intelligence.

Release Date: February 6, 2017

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
Release Date: February 6, 2017

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.

Release Date: January 23, 2017

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
Release Date: January 3, 2017

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
Release Date: December 22, 2016

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
Release Date: December 13, 2016

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
Release Date: November 29, 2016

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
Release Date: November 17, 2016

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
Release Date: November 14, 2016

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.

Release Date: November 4, 2016

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.

Release Date: November 1, 2016

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
Release Date: October 31, 2016

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?

Release Date: October 7, 2016

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
Release Date: October 5, 2016

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
Release Date: September 28, 2016

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
Release Date: September 27, 2016

The I Am Trenton Community Foundation has awarded $10,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations serving across the city.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Trenton/Mercer County
Release Date: September 23, 2016

Last night, Chris Daggett of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Risa Lavazzo-Mourey of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Nina Stack, President of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG), were named among of LeadNJ (LNJ)’s “30 Leaders for 30 Years” at its special anniversary gala.