Fundholders

Fundholder Favorite: Preschool Advantage

May 16, 2019 When Rachel was three years old, her family was left struggling financially after her mother faced a catastrophic health situation. Preschool Advantage, a non-profit established in 1995 that provides tuition for children to attend a quality preschool,…

A “Gift” to Give to the Hungry

January 24, 2019 At a certain point in many relationships, the gift-giving gets a bit stale. There are only so many bouquets of flowers or pairs of socks we can give before the charm wears off. It’s why so many…

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…

Fundholders Expand Transportation for Seniors

November 17, 2017 Uber and Lyft are making it easier and cheaper for New Jerseyans to get from one community to the next, and in some cases, they’re obviating the need for personal cars altogether. But the popular technology has,…

The Alex Patenaude Fund

The Alex Patenaude Fund’s mission is to help build a meaningful and lasting memory of Alex Patenaude and the social and emotional gifts Alex brought to his life.  Alex always – and instinctively – helped his friends and family with his…

Fundholder Takes on the Nonprofit Retirement Challenge

November 2, 2017 One of the Community Foundation’s longtime fundholders is driving an effort to improve nonprofit employee retirement packages with an eye to increasing long-term resources for employees, nonprofit effectiveness, and employee retention. Charities and their boards are heeding…