Community Foundation of New Jersey

Community Foundation Honors Four “Young Changemakers”

September 11, 2015

The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that it will honor four of New Jersey’s “Young Changemakers.”

CFNJ will present each Young Chamgemaker with a $2,500 prize at its 35th Anniversary celebration on September 17, 2015 in Morristown.

The four Young Changemakers are leaders in their respective fields:

“Many of the most innovative solutions to make our communities stronger are coming from new, young voices in New Jersey,” said Helen Mazarakis, a member of the CFNJ board and chair of its Public Awareness Committee, which selected the honorees. “This award recognizes the creativity and passion of these contributions and will spark an important conversation among our fundholders on some of the most effective community interventions.”

About the Community Foundation of New Jersey

Established in 1979, the Community Foundation of New Jersey’s mission is to support charitable giving that is inspired by its fundholders, targeted at making communities stronger, driven by creative solutions, and effective in achieving lasting change. Through a combination of Legacy Funds and Donor Advised Funds, the foundation has granted an average of more than $30 million each year to charitable organizations and currently stewards over $320 million in charitable assets for current needs and future challenges.