International

Nicholas Kristof profiles work incubated at CFNJ

July 11, 2017 Great ideas come in all shapes and sizes, though they almost all need a little structure or organizing before becoming reality. At the Community Foundation of New Jersey, we have incubated great ideas that have morphed into…

Lend a Hand: Refugee Crisis in Europe

September 23, 2015 Civil war and the rise of ISIS are taking their toll on Syria and Iraq, with thousands of refugees making their way through Turkey, Central Europe, and now Scandinavia. The number of child refugees now exceeds those…

Lend a Hand: Earthquake in Nepal

April 26, 2015 When we first heard the news of Nepal’s deadly earthquake (LATEST: Death toll rises to 3,800 in Nepal earthquake), we quickly reached out to our network of friends and partners in the country and confirmed that they…

Afghan Girls: Meet Nahid

December 10, 2014 This summer, Nahid – ’15, Skidmore – participated in The Faculty Student Summer Research Program which enables teams of Skidmore faculty and students to engage in significant projects during the summer. Along with her faculty adviser, Nahid prepared and presented…

Afghan Girls: Meet Geeta

December 10, 2014 This year AGFAF was fortunate to have been granted the opportunity to send two students to Hollins.  Geeta ’16 and Husnia ’16 both graduated from community college in the spring and are settling in well as Juniors…

Students Mark 20 Years Since the Rwandan Genocide

December 4, 2014 Our friends at the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale Community College are true pillars in the New Jersey nonprofit community, working each day to address human and civil rights issues worldwide.…

Afghan Girls: Meet Fatima

May 8, 2014 Eighteen year old Fatima’s goal is to empower women and promote equality in Afghanistan. With the help of the Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund, Fatima is one step closer to that goal – having graduated George School…

Afghan Girls: Meet Malahat

May 6, 2014 The Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund (AGFAF) at the Community Foundation does truly amazing work. Now we’d like to highlight the achievements of several of the girls supported by the Fund. The first story in this installment…