Environment

Wildlife Conservation Deemed a Success at Jersey Shore

September 10, 2013 Earlier this year, the Community Foundation of New Jersey made a grant through its Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund to Conserve Wildlife, a nonprofit organization that sought to restore critical habitat along New Jersey’s beaches.  Our staff even…

Hurricane Irene Hardly Forgotten

September 4, 2013 It’s been two years since Hurricane Irene made landfall in Atlantic County.  Fourteen months after Irene hit, Hurricane Sandy stole the show – leaving an indelible wake of damage in the Garden State and across the Eastern…

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…

Spotlight on Newark

May 29, 2013 The Community Foundation of New Jersey has long worked with the City of Newark – as well as other partners in Newark – to improve the city’s quality of life.  In fact, when we were founded in…

Experts Weigh in on Sandy Response

May 17, 2013 NJTV’s Superstorm Sandy: A Live Town Hall had government officials, nonprofit leaders, and viewers from New Jersey and New York discussing the highs and lows of the response to last year’s natural disaster.  The Community Foundation’s New…

CFNJ-Sponsored Town Hall on Sandy Airs Thursday

May 13, 2013 This Thursday, May 16th, NJTV will broadcast what it calls “a special, [two-hour] multi-platform live Town Hall event.” Superstorm Sandy: A Live Town Hall will air at 8:00pm on NJTV as well as WLIW21 on Long Island,…

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on the Environment

April 1, 2013 We’ve seen the devastating impact Hurricane Sandy has had on countless New Jerseyans, their homes, and their communities.  But just what impact did the storm have on our state’s natural environment?  What wildlife was impacted the most? …

CFNJ Responds to Sandy

February 11, 2013 When a disaster strikes, the work of a community foundation takes on added importance.  That’s why we are especially heartened by the tremendous response from our donors and friends across the country in the wake of Hurricane…

Legacy of an Animal Lover: Great Companions Fund

February 7, 2013 A well-known yet anonymous quote offers, “The purity of a person’s heart can be quickly measured by how they regard animals.” A Community Foundation fundholder certainly embraced this philosophy and, through a heartfelt bequest, is helping others…