Education

Morris Committee Funds Student Mural in Rockaway

April 13, 2016 Fifth grade students at the Dennis O’Brien Elementary School in Rockaway recently participated in an artist residency program with local artist Dan Fenelon. A grant from the Community Foundation’s Morris County Committee to our friends and partners…

Arts Programs Inspire Students in Newark

March 30, 2016 Of the more than 44,000 students served by the Newark School of the Arts (NSA) since its 1968 founding are accomplished musicians, vocalists, dancers, painters, sculptors, photographers, and even cartoonists who have continued their studies at conservatories…

R&D Students Introduced to Industry at NJIT

February 19, 2016 The Community Foundation was proud to support the Governor’s STEM Scholars program last year, as part of an effort to retain and support New Jersey students of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) as they enter career…

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…

Fund Established for the Orange Public Library

The Fund for the Orange Public Library is committed to the maintenance, improvement, and operation of the Children’s Room at the Orange Public Library. The Library today has a collection of over 150,000 holdings and has been serving the residents…

Memorial Gift Provides Educational Opportunity

July 28, 2015 Joan and Katie never met and they probably never will. They come from different backgrounds and different parts of New Jersey. But after Joan’s friend passed, and Katie’s job was reduced to part-time, the Community Foundation of…

Resources for Scholarship Applicants

At the Community Foundation, we are proud to administer more than 100 scholarships, benefiting thousands of students across New Jersey and the country. But we’re even more proud of the scholarship recipients themselves who are working each day toward their…

New Paths Newark Aims to Help Laid-Off Employees

June 4, 2015 On Wednesday, the Community Foundation of New Jersey was proud to join Newark Public Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and lead funder, the Foundation for Newark’s Future, at the New Jersey Historical Society for the launch of New…

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…