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Community Foundation Week Celebrated in New Jersey

November 12, 2015 During the week of November 12-18, 2015, the Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) will join more than 750 community foundations across America celebrating Community Foundation Week. For more than 25 years, the effort has raised awareness…

Community Foundation Celebrates 35 Years

September 18, 2015 The Community Foundation of New Jersey last night celebrated its 35th anniversary with a salute to the fundholders and stand-out philanthropists who have immeasurably made the Garden State a better place. CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES >> Nearly…

CFNJ Launches ‘Scholarship Opportunity Fund’

April 21, 2015 For too many of New Jersey’s young people, the dream of a college education is simply beyond their reach. In some of the state’s lowest income communities, not even 20% of high school graduates have the opportunity…

Partnership Boosts Schools Post-Sandy

October 29, 2013 Our partnership with DonorsChoose.org is really having an impact on New Jersey classrooms.  So far individual New Jerseyans have donated more than $15,000 to projects, with the Community Foundation matching that amount.  In total, we’ve fully funded…

Two and a Half Staff Changes

October 16, 2013 Please join us in welcoming Karen Arias to our team. Karen will serve as CFNJ’s new Philanthropic Services Assistant while Madeline Rivera, who has been a mainstay with us for nearly a decade, will be moving to…

CFNJ Ranked as Top Nonprofit in New Jersey

October 9, 2013 KerstenDirect recently took a look at the biggest nonprofits in each of the 50 states, culminating in the release of the “United States of Nonprofits” map. For New Jersey, we came out on top! We love a…

New Legislation Boosts Philanthropy

July 2, 2013 Over the last few years, we’ve heard from many donors who are confused or uneasy about the process by which the State of New Jersey determines one’s residency for tax purposes.  To maintain a legal domicile outside…

Cicadas Swarm CFNJ

June 4, 2013 Hear that buzz?  If you’re at the Community Foundation’s offices in Morristown or countless other places in the northeast, it’s the swarm of cicadas sitting outside your window. Since mid-May, “swarmpedes” of Magicicada septendecim – the 17-year…

Q&A on Scholarships: Faith Krueger

May 1, 2013 While many were focused on their NCAA brackets in March, it was a different kind of “March Madness” at the Community Foundation, where scholarship season really kicked into high gear.  Now in May, new scholarship funds continue…