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About Philanthropy

Looking for advice on grant proposal writing? Explore a tutorial on the basics of writing a grant proposal from the Minnesota Council on Foundations.

The following resources provide more information on the study of philanthropy, a relatively new field of academic interest.
Audience: All Funders
Leading Tactics for Rural Fund Development is a series of step-by-step guides specifically to make the job of someone starting a rural fund easier.
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A report commissioned in 2005 by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers that examines trends in rural philanthropy-building.
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New Jersey Gives: An update on the state of philanthropy in New Jersey
Philanthropy as it is practiced in the United States is one of our nation's greatest social innovations. View a brief timeline exploring key moments in philanthropy.
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Release Date: November 3, 2022

A collection of the President's letters to CNJG Members from the monthly newsletter.

News Type: CNJG News
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: June 13, 2019

A new report finds Newark’s public schools made substantial progress from 2006 through the final year of state control of Newark’s schools in 2018.

News Type: News
Release Date: February 25, 2019

The Overdeck Family Foundation recently launched a website that includes an article looking towards the future with a new mission statement, and what that means for the Foundation.

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders
Release Date: January 14, 2019

Aishah Miller has been named the new Executive Director of The Wells Fargo Regional Foundation, a role she officially assumed at the end of last year. As part of her responsibilities, she is also charged with leading the Wells Fargo Regional Community Development Corporation (CDC).

News Type: News
Audience: All Funders

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