Changemaker Project

A New Year, a $108 Million Record

January 25, 2017 As we close out the first month of this New Year, we are proud to share a few highlights of our fundholders’ extraordinary philanthropic impact across New Jersey in 2016. The numbers tell the story. $108 million…

Three Great Options for #GivingTuesday

November 29, 2016 Giving Tuesday has become a national day of philanthropy – a day to think about organizations doing great work to make our communities and the world we live in a better place. This Giving Tuesday, there are…

NJ Jumps to 23rd Nationally for School Breakfast

February 16, 2016 *We are pleased to share the below release from our friends and partners at Advocates for Children of New Jersey* New Jersey advanced to 23rd in the nation for increasing the percent of low-income students who receive…

In the Shadow of Liberty: New Jersey Immigration

February 8, 2016 In a time of heated political rhetoric, NJ Spotlight has a unique opportunity for supporting in-depth coverage of a topic sorely in need of nuanced reporting: immigration. Today, NJ Spotlight — in partnership with Montclair State University’s…

Major Momentum on Juvenile Justice

January 26, 2016 This morning, President Obama announced that he would direct the Justice Department to ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles in federal facilities and as a response to low-level infractions. In a Washington Post op-ed announcing…

Introducing Field Trip New Jersey

New fund will help bring learning to life with more field trips at schools in under-served communities January 6, 2016 The Community Foundation of New Jersey and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation are excited to announce the launch of Field…

On Giving Tuesday, Become a Changemaker

It’s simple, really. SUPPORT CFNJ’S Changemaker Fund Give via your DONOR ADVISED FUND Give via your CREDIT CARD We’re asking people to give to a fund that in just two years has helped young girls escape human trafficking, put an…