Taking on climate change is a daunting challenge for any institution, let alone a small place-based foundation in a state with no coal-fired power plants.
So when I learned that the focus of the Council on Foundations’ annual conference was climate change, I was delighted.
The Westfield Foundation, celebrating 40 years of giving as a grantmaking public charity, distributed almost $36,000 in grants to four organizations in the 2Q of 2016, and elected three new Trustees.Topic Grantmaking
The Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) recently awarded grants totaling in excess of $265,000 to 18 local nonprofit service providers.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEducationalSeniors/Aging
The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) has announced that it has awarded $25,000 to a number of projects and programs across Hudson County as part of their 2016 Major Grants initiative.Topic Grantmaking
The Community Health Collaborative, will be coordinated by the Trenton Health Team and will look to educate parents and promote physical activity and healthy food choices for grade school children.Topic Grantmaking
Helping to reveal new pathways in biomedical science and advance human health, the Rita Allen Foundation has announced their 2016 class of Rita Allen Foundation Scholars. The seven scientists will receive an annual grant for up to five years to pursue their research.
Philanthropy WV is working with numerous groups to connect to credible and statewide giving and volunteering opportunities for recovery efforts.Funding Area Disaster Response/Relief
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $890,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their June 2016 quarterly Board meeting.Topic Grantmaking
The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers 2nd biennial Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments, set for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at The Palace in Somerset, will feature presentations by leading investment professionals at the only conference in New Jersey focused on foundation and charity endowment stewardship.
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $890,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their June 2016 quarterly Board meeting. Grants were awarded to 16 organizations in the areas of climate change and clean air, water quality, transportation, and criminal justice reform and social justice.Topic Grantmaking
The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded almost $1 million in grants to establish the first truly integrated pediatric primary care practices in the region. The grants were awarded in response to a Request for Proposals issued by HFNJ earlier this spring.Topic Grantmaking
Our colleagues at the Florida Philanthropic Network have put together this page to help organize philanthropy’s response to the Orlando shootings that happened June 12.Funding Area Disaster Response/Relief
The Campbell Soup Foundation has announced the election of Kim Fremont Fortunato, Campbell’s Director, Community Affairs, as its new President.Topic Grantmaking
It's one thing for corporations to encourage and support women in traditionally male-dominated careers; it's another for them to provide women with the education and tools needed to succeed in such fields.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Women and Girls
The Merck Foundation has announced the launch of a new initiative, the Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care (the Alliance), to support programs aimed at improving timely access to patient-centered care and reduce disparities in cancer care, especially for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced $3 million in awards across 50 mid-size cities in 31 states for Invest Health, an initiative aimed at transforming how city leaders work together to help low-income communities thrive, with specific attention to community features that drive health such as access to safe and affordable housing, places to play and exercise, and quality jobs.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its First Cycle 2016 Major Grants, totaling more than $170,000 for projects and programs across New Jersey and Pennsylvania.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Community Improvement/DevelopmentEducationalHealth-General & RehabilitativeYouth Development
A group of dignitaries, including rocker Jon Bon Jovi, cut the ribbon on the brand new B.E.A.T. (Bringing Everyone All Together) center in Toms River.Topic Grantmaking
JPMorgan Chase has gone above and beyond its peers in diversity and inclusion efforts, according to one measure released Tuesday.
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey's philanthropic arm, the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, contributed $25,000 toward the Newark Water Fund, which helps provide bottled water for Newark Public Schools, as well as tests lead exposure of students.Topic Grantmaking
New grant categories continue NJCH's long history of project-based funding while adding new opportunities for planning, experimenting, researching, and piloting new ideas.Topic Grantmaking
At its first board meeting of the year, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees approved 57 grants totaling $3.3 million to nonprofit organizations working to strengthen communities in New Jersey.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEducationalEnvironment
In an Op-Ed for the Health Affairs “Grantwatch” Blog, Joan Randell of The Nicholson Foundation and John Jacobi of Seton Hall University School of Law write about a recently-released Seton Hall report, funded by The Nicholson Foundation.Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has awarded $735,482 in Quality of Life grants to 107 nonprofits nationwide to improve the lives of individuals living with paralysis.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health-General & Rehabilitative
The Fund for New Jersey awarded $630,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in the areas of affordable housing, immigration, preschool expansion and school segregation.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area EducationalHousing/Shelter