Philanthropy

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…

Plan Your Year-End Giving

As we head into the holiday season and look forward to the New Year, our entire team at the Community Foundation of New Jersey is proud to celebrate you and all the families and businesses that contribute to the vitality…

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…

Donor Advised Funds Continue Growth

November 18, 2015 Hear that? It’s the buzz around donor advised funds and why they are becoming an increasingly popular philanthropic vehicle for thousands of Americans. Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal said, “Donor-advised funds have surged in popularity…

Community Foundation Week Celebrated in New Jersey

November 12, 2015 During the week of November 12-18, 2015, the Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) will join more than 750 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness…

Community Foundation Celebrates 35 Years

September 18, 2015 The Community Foundation of New Jersey last night celebrated its 35th anniversary with a salute to the fundholders and stand-out philanthropists who have immeasurably made the Garden State a better place. CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES >> Nearly…

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…