Hurricane Sandy

One Year Since Sandy…

October 29, 2013 On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, NJ Spotlight visits the places and talks to the people impacted most by the storm. Click below to read what they learned.

Partnership Boosts Schools Post-Sandy

October 29, 2013 Our partnership with DonorsChoose.org is really having an impact on New Jersey classrooms.  So far individual New Jerseyans have donated more than $15,000 to projects, with the Community Foundation matching that amount.  In total, we’ve fully funded…

Researchers Weigh in on Flood Mitigation

September 18, 2013 Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation’s New Jersey Recovery Fund, a team of researchers is now sharing their findings on ways to prevent future flooding in New Jersey.  Scroll down for an article from the…

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…

Tracking NJ’s Recovery Online

September 4, 2013 Post-Sandy recovery efforts have been underway since the storm pummeled the East Coast last October.  While some areas have seen a faster recovery than others, NJ’s recovery process is still a massive undertaking.  But monitoring progress towards…

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…

Storm Preparedness Discussed in Atlantic

August 15, 2013 An important part of any natural disaster recovery is strategizing around ways to prevent or limit the damage of future disasters.  That was on the agenda in Mays Landing recently as about 40 local residents participated in…