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Creating your own scholarship fund

November 14, 2017 To kick off this season of thanks, we are extending the opportunity to create a meaningful and lasting scholarship fund to all interested New Jerseyans. Please click for our Scholarship Fund Fact Sheet to review the myriad…

The Alex Patenaude Fund

The Alex Patenaude Fund’s mission is to help build a meaningful and lasting memory of Alex Patenaude and the social and emotional gifts Alex brought to his life.  Alex always – and instinctively – helped his friends and family with his…

Fundholder Takes on the Nonprofit Retirement Challenge

November 2, 2017 One of the Community Foundation’s longtime fundholders is driving an effort to improve nonprofit employee retirement packages with an eye to increasing long-term resources for employees, nonprofit effectiveness, and employee retention. Charities and their boards are heeding…

JJHCS Information and Grant Guidelines

Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. (JJHCS) is proud to partner with the Community Foundation of New Jersey, a nonprofit foundation, to facilitate and streamline the JJHCS grantmaking process for all charitable contribution requests. Effective January 1, 2018, requests…

In Focus: Women Who Give

October 20, 2017 On October 19th, the Community Foundation was pleased to host Hali Lee, Tuhina De O’Connor, and more than 50 fundholders and friends for an in-depth conversation on the increased role women play in driving American philanthropy. Mariner…

Responding to the Northern California Fires

October 16, 2017 We are pleased to share the below information on responding the California’s wildfires from the Northern California Grantmakers: Community Needs With fires active and evacuations expanding, relief operations continue to be the focus of activity at this…