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The CCSF report is the field’s most comprehensive and authoritative study on investment and governance policies and practices. The 2019 CCSF studies 265 private and community foundations that represent $104.7 billion in assets.
In partnership with the Council on Foundations, the National Center for Family Philanthropy has released Balancing Purpose, Payout, and Permanence: Strategy Guide.
This memo offers funders potential paths to invest in organizations and movements within the Black-led racial justice ecosystem. It provides principles for giving and highlights priority investment areas and example organizations within those areas.
Resonance: A Framework for Philanthropic Transformation is a guide to support you and your philanthropic organization in accelerating a Just Transition by reducing extractive practices and increasing regenerative practices.
This resource guide includes various virtual volunteer opportunities, additional resources, and best practices for corporate volunteer programs during the coronavirus pandemic.
This comprehensive document lists all of the benefits available to members of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
A CNJG member queried the corporate listserve on strategies or resources for virtual volunteering. CNJG compiled these responses, and listed the different opportunities that members are offering for employee volunteerism.
The resources Dismantling Racism Works generated over their 12 years working with hundreds of activists, leaders, and community members is now available as a web-based workbook and is offered as a resource to the community.
Answers to all of your questions about the New Jersey Foundation Benefits & Salary Summary Report.
Lumina Foundation's signature report on college attainment statistics is designed to track the progress toward its goal of having 60% of Americans hold a post-secondary degree or credential by the year 2025.
This research, from Echoing Green and Bridgespan, lays bare the racial disparity in today’s funding environment and argues that population-level impact cannot happen without funding more leaders of color.
A CNJG member queried our listserves with the question "Does anyone have templates that can be used and/or shared related to grant approval letters and terms and conditions related to COVID-19 grants?" CNJG compiled the answers from responding members.
Synergos, a global nonprofit organization that brings people together to solve complex challenges like poverty, published this report that “explores how the provision of general operating support and capacity building can help [funders and] donors improve the impact of nonprofit organizations and in turn the communities they serve.”
A CNJG member received an application from a school district, and wanted to know if others granted funds to a school district, and what other funders learned from granting to a district.
The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ offers listserve services as a benefit of CNJG membership. The Listserves’ Membership Policies contain information on using the listserves.
A CNJG member queried our listserves with the question "How does your organization handle rapid response grants during a disaster or crisis in an equitable way to assure fairness in selecting grantees?" CNJG compiled the answers from responding members.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could fund a single project that would have a positive impact throughout all of your grantees’ programs and services? There is: technology capacity building. Properly supported, the right technologies can build your grantees’ effectiveness and efficiency and multiply the impact of your other grants and programs. Many foundations are reluctant to support technology projects. As a result, many nonprofits are reluctant to directly ask for that support.
CNJG member Novartis, benchmarked Employee Crisis Programs, and asked fellow corporate funders via the corporate funders listserve to answer the questions below.