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Issue-oriented resource guides for funders dealing with the aftermath of a disaster.
This webinar will explore ways a community foundation leverages its own knowledge on effective giving and local issues to educate future philanthropists to make lasting impact. This event is for CNJG Members only.
Research shows that one of the greatest impediments to a prosperous future for all of Michigan's people is unequal access to resources. To help foundation leaders and their boards begin essential conversations about marginalized populations and determine the extent to which their organization's culture and grantmaking practices are aligned with a commitment to expanding opportunity in the communities they serve, CMF developed this discussion guide and self-assessment.
This year’s Spring Conference for the Social Sector brought together seasoned leaders and cutting-edge innovators to explore New Jersey’s rapidly evolving landscape—and the complex implications for the funding community and its grantee partners.
List of resources on communications and disclosure issues.
We are pleased to share links to organizations and other resources that assist nonprofit with development, volunteer recruitment, and other key aspects of their work.
This webinar will highlight family philanthropists sharing insights on how mission investing has worked for their purposes, and how you can make it work for yours!
This event is for CNJG Members only.
Best practice guides for funders responding to disaster relief.
Join us for an informative webinar to help make sense of the current political landscape and to explore how changes in immigration policy can be expected to affect New Jersey.
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.
Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform
Join us for an in-depth look into fellowship programs, an emerging community-based approach to meeting your charitable giving missions. This event is for CNJG Members only
Join us for this follow-up to the tremendously popular “Toeing the Line” webinar we held last December on common legal pitfalls in foundation governance. This event is for CNJG Members only
An influx of assets—whether sudden or expected—is a powerful transition point in your family’s philanthropy. This special webinar, featuring two family foundations who have been through, and are still in the midst of, an increase in assets will help you plan now for growth tomorrow, and manage change if you’re in the midst of it today. This event is for CNJG Members only
The Home for Life Issue Brief covers programs involving aging in place.
This resource monograph developed by Philanthropy Ohio provides brief case studies of several partnerships in which foundations play or have played a pivotal role, beyond funding to convening, advocacy and technical assistance.
The Changing Public Contract = Changing Expectations
CNJG celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2017 marked by extraordinary progress and service to members over this time. As the nexus for the philanthropic community in New Jersey, the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ body of work grows more robust every year. This is clearly evident by the exponential growth in programs and services since CNJG was founded in 1987. However, this proliferation in programs and services does not reflect the full realm of CNJG's transformation over twenty years. CNJG has evolved to become a leader in the state, spearheading important and significant initiatives throughout our history.
More than 20 years ago, the Garden State’s philanthropic community began meeting informally to discuss issues of importance to grantmakers. In the late 1980s, fueled by the observation that philanthropy is more effective when grantmakers have a forum to communicate, exchange information, and take part in continuing education, the Council was born.
Please join us for a lively exchange and discussion on the Funders' Collaborative for High-Quality School Programs, hosted by the Newark Trust for Education, in partnership with the Education Subcommittee of the Newark Funders Affinity Group.