Changemaker Project

Introducing Field Trip New Jersey

New fund will help bring learning to life with more field trips at schools in under-served communities January 6, 2016 The Community Foundation of New Jersey and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation are excited to announce the launch of Field…

On Giving Tuesday, Become a Changemaker

It’s simple, really. SUPPORT CFNJ’S Changemaker Fund Give via your DONOR ADVISED FUND Give via your CREDIT CARD We’re asking people to give to a fund that in just two years has helped young girls escape human trafficking, put an…

Changemaker Projects

The Community Foundation’s Leadership Committee aims through its grantmaking to identify and support initiatives in the state that address pervasive, systemic needs of vulnerable or underserved individuals, families and communities. The Committee seeks to make meaningful, targeted investments in initiatives…

SOAP Outreach Continues

June 10, 2015 At a SOAP outreach event in Morris and Essex Counties on May 31, volunteers distributing Missing Persons posters helped one hotel employee identify a missing 14-year old girl. Another group of volunteers became deeply suspicious of several…

On Our 2015 Agenda: Juvenile Justice Reform

April 26, 2015 The Community Foundation of New Jersey, on behalf of and in partnership with many of its fundholders, has for more than a year focused on reforming New Jersey’s juvenile justice system. Part of what got us involved…

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…