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New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

March 24, 2020 The Community Foundation of New Jersey is pleased to be partnering with First Lady Tammy Murphy and other civic leaders to host the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF). This new nonprofit umbrella organization will marshal resources across the…

The Josh Link Foundation Fund

The Josh Link Foundation was established in 2009 as a living tribute to Joshua David Link, reflecting his legacy of kindness, creativity, and love of music. In his 29 years, Josh touched many lives with friendship, humor, and an incredible…

The Dorthaan Kirk Opportunity Fund

The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships to students in high school and college from the greater Newark area, who have insufficient financial resources, and have a sincere interest in a future career as a jazz performer, writer,…

Digital Health Connectivity Project

The Digital Health Connectivity Project works across the healthcare ecosystem to design tech-enabled solutions for the most pressing healthcare challenges facing marginalized and vulnerable populations. Our current flagship project, Connect for COVID-19, collects and donates smart devices from individuals and…

Lillian G. Holmes Memorial Scholarship

The Lillian G. Holmes Memorial Scholarship was established in 2017 in memory of Lillian G. Holmes, a mother of nine, who worked for over 20 years in the Orange, New Jersey Public School District. Mrs. Holmes instilled the important qualities…

Lillie Grace Memorial Fund

This fund was created in memory of Lillie Grace, a lovely golden retriever mix, who as an abandoned puppy, emerged from a drainage pipe in the Adirondacks and chose me to be her family. She was a beautiful soul who…

Newark Guaranteed Income Fund

The findings of Newark’s guaranteed income report confirm what the coronavirus pandemic has underscored: Americans need more cash. This is particularly true for Newark residents. In the past twenty years, Newark’s median income has declined by 10% and it is significantly lower…