Essex County

A Gathering of Givers: New Jersey Women Making an Impact

New Jersey women give a lot, in ways that are as boundless as they are visionary. On March 8, International Women’s Day, please join us to hear inspirational stories from some of New Jersey’s most resourceful and dynamic community builders in a special conversation…

Update on Double Up Food Bucks in New Jersey

February 4, 2019 We told you last year about our partnership with the national nonprofit Fair Food Network to bring its Double Up Food Bucks healthy food incentive program to New Jersey. In 25 other states already, Double Up Food Bucks matches…

Honoring a great New Jersey philanthropist

January 25, 2019 The Community Foundation of New Jersey salutes Walter Shipley for his decades of effective philanthropy across our state and beyond, and we extend our condolences to the Shipley family on Walter’s recent passing. Walter Shipley was the…

Where we’re giving next Tuesday

November 20, 2018 Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. This annual day of charity is a way to not only kick off the holiday season, but also share with loved ones the causes or communities that matter most to…

Fundholder Favorite: ArtsPower in Cedar Grove

Fundholders at the Community Foundation of New Jersey support effective nonprofit organizations up and down our state. Over the next month, we’ll be sharing some of our fundholders’ favorite programs. As the season of giving approaches, we hope these short…

Interventions that work: Double Up Food Bucks

July 23, 2018 At the Community Foundation of New Jersey, we love connecting our fundholders to philanthropic interventions that work. That they are typically also unique, innovative, low-cost, and inspiring only makes the philanthropic investment more meaningful. Recently, our Leadership…