Morris County

Morris Educational Foundation Receives County Award

April 6, 2017 The Morris Educational Foundation (MEF), which was incubated at the Community Foundation of New Jersey, was honored on March 29th at the 2017 Friends of Education Celebration of the Morris County Council of Education Associations annual event.  …

Morris Educational Foundation ranks fifth in nation

March 27, 2017 The Morris Educational Foundation, which was incubated at the Community Foundation of New Jersey, was recently ranked fifth in the nation among foundations of its size as reported by the nation’s only annual study and ranking of…

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…

Impact 100 Awards $205,000 in Grants Aimed at Poverty

November 6, 2015 Impact 100 Garden State (“Impact 100″), a Morristown- based women’s philanthropic organization, awarded over $200,000 in grants to the Head Start Community Program of Morris County and the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) to support programs…

Replicating the Family Justice Center Model in New Jersey

May 11, 2015 As more New Jerseyans have become familiar with the work of the Essex County Family Justice Center, its model of supporting domestic violence victims is gaining much-deserved recognition. More importantly, other counties are expressing interest in expanding…

Giving Opportunity: Morristown Tutoring Program

January 8, 2015 Several fundholders at the Community Foundation have supported or expressed interest in supporting the Morristown Neighborhood House Tutoring and Mentoring Program, managed by Cornerstone Family Programs. The Neighborhood House Tutoring and Mentoring Program provides economic opportunities and…

Pet Therapy Program at Morristown Medical Center

August 18, 2014 Unconditional love has the power to heal, to strengthen, and to capture our hearts. The kind of love only animals can give. Just ask the thousands of patients at Morristown Medical Center who’ve participated in the hospital’s…