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Release Date: November 2, 2016

It is finally coming to an end. Next week at this time, if all goes as planned and there are no hanging chads to contest, we will know who the next President will be.

Release Date: October 7, 2016

We are less than two weeks away from our biennial Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments and I can’t tell you how excited I am by the fantastic line of up speakers and sessions.

Release Date: September 7, 2016

Last month, the Council crossed an important milestone. We “launched” the Newark Philanthropic Liaison 3.0. What does this mean? It means we announced the appointment of Kevin Callaghan to lead the Office of the Newark Philanthropic Liaison along with the new goals and aspirations for this important partnership between Mayor Ras Baraka’s administration and the philanthropic community.

Release Date: August 22, 2016

Joint Affinity Groups (JAG) and its core partners are proud to announce the transformation of JAG into CHANGE Philanthropy.

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Release Date: August 4, 2016

“Look around. Remember this moment.”

That was my request to the room of more than 60 CEOs of organizations from across the country that work to advance philanthropy. We had come to Indianapolis for the annual conference of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.

Release Date: November 16, 2015
The board of directors of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers announced the appointment of longtime philanthropy executive David Biemesderfer as the organization’s next president and CEO. He will begin serving in this new role in mid-January 2016.
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Release Date: November 2, 2015
The Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy interviewed their outgoing Board Chair, Jasmine Hall Ratliff, Program Officer from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, about her tenure serving as Board Chair.
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Release Date: June 11, 2015
This blog post by Elizabeth Good Christopherson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Rita Allen Foundation discusses how our civic lives are changing.
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Release Date: May 28, 2015
Wendy Liscow, Education Program Director at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, has been honored with a New Jersey Governor’s Awards in Arts Education Distinguished Service Award. She was among the 100 advocates, leaders, educators and students recognized for their exemplary work, commitment and contributions to arts education in a ceremony May 27 at the Trenton War Memorial.
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Release Date: May 18, 2015
Every year since 1991, Community Options presents a citizen with the Betty Pendler award. This year’s recipient is Elaine Katz, the senior vice president of Grants and Communications for the Kessler Foundation.
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