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The Impact of Impact

Below are remarks from Margarethe Laurenzi, the Community Foundation’s Director of Leadership Grantmaking & Engagement, at Bell Works’ International Women’s Day forum on March 8, 2018.   I’m delighted to be here with you on International Women’s Day to celebrate…

For Bouras Scholar, Service Comes First

February 21, 2018 For Melanie Tanis, there has always been one goal: to someday become a nurse. Well, sort of. As Melanie explained in her scholarship application to the Community Foundation of New Jersey, “a nurse is a person dedicated…

Partners for Health Foundation Seeking Nominations

February 12, 2018 As part of their 10-Year Anniversary celebration, our friends at the Partners for Health Foundation will recognize people and individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to health and well-being in their 15 service area communities. Up to…

Impact 100 Garden State Recruits 2018 Members

February 8, 2018 These are busy weeks for members of Impact 100 Garden State.  The organization, which funded more than $1,000,000 in grants in its first five years, has just announced details about its 2018 grant process.  And because the…

Investing In and For Good

January 12, 2018 The word “philanthropy” usually brings to mind the act of giving in support of a worthy cause. And this description is, of course, true. At its core, however, philanthropy is much more. As entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli…