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Each year, CNJG hosts a series of statewide signature events for New Jersey's philanthropic community. Our signature events bring funders and grantees together for shared learning and valuable Interaction.
This report examines the reasons for the tech training hype and proposes a taxonomy of training programs, cataloging best practices from each program type. The report also identifies challenges that organizations, employers, and the government will need to address to ensure these expanding programs accurately meet market demand and look to the future of tech training more generally.
Online resource from Free Management Library, includes a guideline and agenda for board training sessions.
This study produced by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation provides an overview of the effectiveness and accomplishments of various communications training opportunities offered to grantees.
Between the complex array of government programs, the many nonprofits organizations that have been created to serve post-9/11 veterans, and a lack of understanding of the needs on the part of civilians, it is hard to know if veterans are getting what they need. This edition of What Funders Need to Know explores some of the unique characteristics and circumstances of post-9/11 veterans and why philanthropy should support the nonprofit organizations that are serving them well.
CNJG Member survey ranking which issues are most important to them.
The Funding Across the Lifespan Issue Brief explores opportunities for funders to become involved with aging, no matter what their current funding priorities.
Linking Generations for a Stronger Community focuses on intergenerational programming.
The Quality of Life Through End-of-Life Care Issue Brief is full of suggestions to support end of life and palliative care efforts.
This publication outlines the law and factors related to conflict of interest and includes examples of situations that foundations regularly encounter.
An overview on the self-dealing law, including definitions, common problem areas, exceptions, penalties, and resources.
Sample job descriptions for positions at a Corporate Foundation or Corporate Giving Program.
This includes insights and tips related to board governance, legal compliance, grantee communications, fiscal responsibility, public disclosure, and many other key areas of foundation governance and operations.
A quarterly e-publication specifically for CNJG’s family foundation members covering a range of topics and news.
This case study of the Council of Michigan Foundations' Peer Action Learning Network (PALN) is part of a report from New York University's Wagner Research Center for Leadership in Action. It explores the power of learning communities to build connections and knowledge to increase organizations’ community impact.
The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers' Spring Conference for the Social Sector will bring together national and regional thought-leaders to explore how organizations and individuals can increase capacity, strengthen leadership and extend impact.
Our learning journey on how philanthropy’s impact is impeded by racism continues with this first, in a series of four facilitated conversations.
Our learning journey on how philanthropy’s impact is impeded by racism continues with this last, in a series of four facilitated conversations.
This lunch is rescheduled from its previous date of December 19. Please note the new time and date.
Our learning journey on how philanthropy’s impact is impeded by racism continues with this third, in a series of four facilitated conversations.