Gun Buyback

Gun Buybacks: Effective & Easy to Replicate

Gun buybacks are a safe and effective tool for removing unwanted firearms from homes and communities. It’s why the Community Foundation of New Jersey has worked with several families across our state to bring gun buyback programs to their hometowns.…

Fundholder-Sponsored Buyback Nets 428 Guns

August 4, 2015 For a little over $30,000, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s office purchased 428 unwanted firearms at a two-day Monmouth County gun buyback. Asbury Park and Keansburg were the two locations where individuals could sell their weapons with no…

Fundholder Sponsors Monmouth Gun Buyback

July 30, 2015 Gun buyback programs are a safe and effective tool for removing unwanted firearms from homes and communities. Best of all, according to one of our fundholders who is particularly passionate about the issue, they are “above the…

Monmouth Gun Buyback Nets Over 200 Guns

September 30, 2013 Earlier this year we told you about the anonymous donor who worked with us to sponsor a gun buyback program in his home county of Monmouth.  That article, available here, described how the Community Foundation of New…

CFNJ Congratulates Monmouth Prosecutor on Buyback

September 30, 2013 The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today congratulated the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office for the success of last month’s gun buyback program, which paid $15,000 to purchase 218 guns in Rumson and Asbury Park. Five handguns…