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Release Date: July 29, 2014

Creative organizations throughout the state received a total of more than $15.7 million in grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. That total is nearly $100,000 more than what was awarded in 2013.

Topic Family PhilanthropyGrantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/Humanities
Release Date: July 28, 2014

Dr. Donald Schwarz starts his new job at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, where his mission is making good health contagious by fostering a “culture of health” across America.

Topic About Philanthropy
Release Date: July 23, 2014

Celebrating a decade of philanthropy in 2014, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey has announced the awarding of $1,070,000 in grants to 20 New Jersey non-profit organizations, including a special award in recognition of the Foundation’s 1,000th grant.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEnvironmentFood/Agriculture/NutritionHealth-General & Rehabilitative
Release Date: July 17, 2014

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is making an investment of nearly $1 million in the state’s urban communities, the health insurer has announced.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/Development
Release Date: July 16, 2014

The Trustees of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation recently approved $4.4 million in 90 grants to arts, education, environment and media nonprofit organizations throughout New Jersey.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEducationalEnvironment
Release Date: July 15, 2014

The Princeton Area Community Foundation, the community foundation serving
 central New Jersey, has awarded $475,000 in competitive grants to 19 local
 nonprofit organizations that build social capital (the shared will and networks needed to tackle community problems) and provide
 opportunities to low-income individuals and families.

Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentPublic Social Benefits
Release Date: July 1, 2014

A new nonpartisan resource, "Foundation Funding for U.S. Democracy," provides data about foundations and their democracy-related grantmaking in a structured, contextualized, and visual format. Developed by the Foundation Center with support from a consortium of funders, the project documents foundation support across several key areas: campaign and election processes, governing institutions and processes, information and media, and public engagement and voting.

Topic Grantmaking
Release Date: May 22, 2014

Michael Bzdak, Executive Director, Corporate Contributions, Johnson & Johnson shares his experience of business- education partnerships with the Johnson & Johnson Bridge to Employment (BTE) programme.

Topic Corporate Philanthropy/CSRStrategy & Collaboration
Release Date: April 22, 2014

Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ Affinity Group Announces $1M Investment in Expanding Early Education: Cornerstone Funding from Turrell Fund, Challenge Grant from Foundation for Newark’s Future Help Launch Shared Investment Strategy Among New Jersey Funders.

Funding Area ChildrenEducationalNewark Funders
Release Date: January 22, 2014

NJ Spotlight, New Jersey’s premiere public policy news site, announces a new website focused exclusively on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in New Jersey.

Release Date: January 9, 2014

EARN Guest blogger Elaine E. Katz, Program Center Senior Vice President at the Kessler Foundation, discusses out-of-the-box strategies that both employers and rehabilitation practitioners may use to increase the employment of persons with disabilities.

Topic Administration