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‘Be Jersey Strong’ Reports on Progress

May 17, 2016 Our friends at Be Jersey Strong, whose executive director we honored as a Young Changemaker in 2015, this month reported on their progress to date – and the numbers tell a compelling story. According to Executive Director…

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Bequest Changes San Antonio’s Future

When John Santikos decided to leave the bulk of his estate to the San Antonio Area Foundation, the region’s school students, senior citizens, victims of domestic abuse, and families recovering from natural disasters had no idea they would soon have…

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Barbara Lawrence Joins Community Foundation Board

May 4, 2016 The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that Barbara Lawrence, Executive Director of The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation (HMTF), has joined its Board of Directors. Created in 1967 as a means for Mr. and…

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Fundholders Recognized at Montclair Performance

May 3, 2016 Tom and Lucy Ott have long had a passion for music therapy, which is why they use their donor advised fund at the Community Foundation to support the music therapy program at Montclair State University’s John J.Cali…

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Newark’s First Giving Day is May 3rd

May 2, 2016 Have you heard? On May 3rd, all New Jerseyans are invited to come together and support local initiatives in our state’s largest city. It’s Newark’s first Day of Giving, and an opportunity to collectively shape Newark’s future.…

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Morris Committee Funds Student Mural in Rockaway

April 13, 2016 Fifth grade students at the Dennis O’Brien Elementary School in Rockaway recently participated in an artist residency program with local artist Dan Fenelon. A grant from the Community Foundation’s Morris County Committee to our friends and partners…

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New Giving Platform Launching April 20th

April 12, 2016 On Wednesday, April 20th we will be upgrading the platform on which you login to your fund to recommend grants. We think you will find the upgraded platform a lot more user-friendly. In addition to being able…