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Nicholas Kristof profiles work incubated at CFNJ

July 11, 2017 Great ideas come in all shapes and sizes, though they almost all need a little structure or organizing before becoming reality. At the Community Foundation of New Jersey, we have incubated great ideas that have morphed into…

Find info about NJ summer meal sites!

June 29, 2017 Our friends at Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) share that: the New Jersey Department of Agriculture has uploaded meal sites and locations to the USDA’s sitefinder at this link. People can also text the word…

Get Ahead of the Summer Slowdown

June 29, 2017 Summer for a lot of New Jerseyans means more time at the Shore or in the backyard. We all unplug, decompress, go on vacation. It’s also a time for fundholders to take an inventory of the kind…

Somers Point Students Visit Strathmere Beach

June 20, 2017 Students from the Jordan Road School in Somers Point recently experienced a beautiful beach day in Strathmere, New Jersey. The students participated in a beach cleanup, nature walk, and various eco-awareness activities. Below are a few student…

150 Years is Enough

June 15, 2017 On Wednesday, June 28th, our friends in the Youth Justice New Jersey coalition will be outside New Jersey’s largest youth prison – Jamesburg – to call for its closure.  If you would like to join this gathering,…

Dover Students Visit Liberty Science Center

June 12, 2017 Students from Academy Street School in Dover recently visited the Liberty Science Center. “I had a great day and I hope to go again. My favorite exhibit was My Hudson Home because I got to see turtles…

Students Visit Atlantic County Park

June 12, 2017 Students from Dawes Avenue Elementary School recently visited the Atlantic County Park to learn about a variety of local wildlife. “We learned about box turtles,” explained Brianna. “Boy box turtles have a groove dent on the bottom…

Egg Harbor “Buddies” Visit Cape May County Zoo

June 12, 2017 The Egg Harbor City Public School “Big Buddy Little Buddy” program recently visited the Cape May County Zoo for a day of collaborative exploration and learning. The “Big Buddy Little Buddy” program, coordinated by the Egg Harbor…