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James L. & Ruby L. Murray Memorial Scholarship Accepting Applications

The James L. and Ruby L. Murray Memorial Scholarship will provide one (1) scholarship to a graduating high school senior in the amount of $3,000, payable in four (4) consecutive annual installments of $750. Student must be a graduating senior student from one of the following four New Jersey high schools: Trenton High School, Ewing High School, Cherry Hill High School, West or East Orange High School.…

Community Foundation Welcomes O’Mealia as new Board Chair, New Trustees

February 5, 2024 The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that Harry O’Mealia, Chief Executive Officer and president of 1919 Investment Counsel, has been selected as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees. O’Mealia succeeds Tarama L. Linde, executive vice president and general counsel for Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG) and its subsidiaries, who served as Board Chair since 2021.…

Eisen Scholar Honors Family through Service

Tommy Coman’s story is incredibly inspiring, marked by resilience and dedication to both academics and community service. His journey from experiencing a profound loss to honoring his father’s legacy through his studies and service is remarkable and why the Community Foundation of New Jersey is especially proud to administer his scholarship on behalf of the Peter Eisen Scholarship Fund.…

Hooey Scholarship for Chatham Seniors Open for 2024

January 20, 2024 The Community Foundation of New Jersey today announced that the Austin O. Hooey Scholarship is accepting applications for the Fall 2024 term. The Austin O. Hooey Scholarship Fund, which is administered by the Community Foundation, provides one or more college scholarship awards ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 per year for four consecutive years to one or more graduating senior(s) of Chatham High School.…

More than $70 Million in 2023 Grants

January 16, 2024 Final numbers are still being tallied, but we know fundholders at the Community Foundation of New Jersey recommended more than $70 million in grants to worthy causes and communities in 2023. This extraordinary sum was the lifeblood of hundreds of local nonprofit organizations, with more than $20 million going towards food security specifically.…

Somerset Hills Community Health Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity

December 20, 2023 The Somerset Hills Community Health Foundation (SHCHF) today announced a funding opportunity for projects and programs that promote healthier individuals and communities in Morris and Somerset counties in New Jersey. Grants will be awarded to non-profit organizations whose proposals address one or more of the following Foundation priorities: Enable access to health care Foster independent living at an appropriate level based on the individual’s health situation Support healthcare worker availability and employment The grant application, additional information on Foundation priorities, and a list of past grant recipients are available at www.cfnj.org/somersethills.…

Maslow Scholarship Accepting 2024 Applications

December 19, 2023 The Community Foundation of New Jersey today announced that The Jonathan Maslow Scholarship, which it administers on behalf of members of the Red Bank Regional High School (RBRHS) Class of 1966, is accepting applications for the Fall 2024 term.…

Community Foundation Announces $55,000 in Grants to Non-Profits Serving Companion Animals

October 24, 2023 The Community Foundation of New Jersey today announced fourteen grants totaling $55,000 to non-profit organizations that support companion animals. The funding is made available by the Great Companions Fund, a legacy fund at the Community Foundation. Organizations receiving funding include: South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter – Community Outreach’s CASA (Companion Animal Support and Assistance) program.…