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Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Impact 100 Garden State announced their 2020 grant recipients on Wednesday, July 8th during a Zoom virtual event attended by over 200 people. Members voted to award three $100,000 grants to the following recipients and their programs: Cornerstone Family Programs…

Community Foundation Giving Way Up

June 24, 2020 Market downturns often have a negative impact on charitable giving, and that has certainly been the case so far this year. As the Dow shed more than one third of its value in March, the Association of…

New Donor Portal Coming Soon

June 12, 2020 You spoke and we’re listening! We’ve heard from many fundholders about their desire to do even more of their grantmaking online, and we’ve seen ourselves how popular online giving has become. That’s why, later this month, we’ll…

Important reminders: QCDs and CLATs

June 8, 2020 Our recent communications have highlighted the unique importance of Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) and Charitable Lead Annuity Trusts (CLATs) in today’s market conditions. Given the critical needs facing our community right now, the team at the Community…

A Letter to the Community

June 1, 2020 This morning was a particularly beautiful one in New Jersey. Sadly, it comes amidst deep pain, fear, and anguish in communities across our state and country. We at the Community Foundation of New Jersey are heartbroken by…

Welcoming our new CFO, Carolyn Lange

May 19, 2020 We at the Community Foundation of New Jersey are pleased to welcome our new Chief Financial Officer, Carolyn Lange. Carolyn’s decades of experience in finance and business strategy will be an asset to the Foundation as we…

Multiplying the effect of our philanthropy

April 14, 2020 The magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging so much of the thinking around philanthropic giving, and stirring up an urgent desire for impact. Donors want to make things better now. We’re hearing this sentiment from the…