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Fundholders Focus on a Cure for Rett Syndrome

August 28, 2015 It’s likely you have never heard of Rett Syndrome, a severe neurological disorder that afflicts girls and women. But it’s top of mind for several fundholders at the Community Foundation of New Jersey; these fundholders have used…

Guns

Fundholder-Sponsored Buyback Nets 428 Guns

August 4, 2015 For a little over $30,000, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office purchased 428 unwanted firearms at a two-day Monmouth County gun buyback. Asbury Park and Keansburg were the two locations where individuals could sell their weapons with no…

Guns

Fundholder Sponsors Monmouth Gun Buyback

July 30, 2015 Gun buyback programs are a safe and effective tool for removing unwanted firearms from homes and communities. Best of all, according to one of our fundholders who is particularly passionate about the issue, they are “above the…

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Memorial Gift Provides Educational Opportunity

July 28, 2015 Joan and Katie never met and they probably never will. They come from different backgrounds and different parts of New Jersey. But after Joan’s friend passed, and Katie’s job was reduced to part-time, the Community Foundation of…

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10 Reasons You Should Consider Donor Advised Funds

July 21, 2015 Brian Kazanchy, RegentAtlantic As a Wealth Advisor, I work regularly with clients who have a great interest in making donations to charity. Although they could easily write checks to their favorite nonprofits, I usually suggest my clients…

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Resources for Scholarship Applicants

At the Community Foundation, we are proud to administer more than 100 scholarships, benefiting thousands of students across New Jersey and the country. But we’re even more proud of the scholarship recipients themselves who are working each day toward their…

YCS

Youth Consultation Service Popular Among CFNJ Fundholders

June 15, 2015 Among the myriad nonprofit organizations CFNJ fundholders support – up, down, and outside New Jersey – are several that enjoy a particularly longstanding connection with multiple fundholders. Youth Consultation Service (YCS) is among these. A premier nonprofit…