Nonprofits

CFNJ Honors Dominique Lee as “Young Changemaker

September 11, 2015 The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that it will honor Dominique Lee of Newark as one of the state’s four Young Changemakers. Lee is the founder and executive director of Building Responsible Intelligent Creative…

CFNJ Honors Adam Lowy as “Young Changemaker”

September 9, 2015 The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ) today announced that it will honor Adam Lowy of Ocean Township as one of the state’s four Young Changemakers. Lowy is the founder and executive director of Move for Hunger,…

New Paths Newark Aims to Help Laid-Off Employees

June 4, 2015 On Wednesday, the Community Foundation of New Jersey was proud to join Newark Public Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and lead funder, the Foundation for Newark’s Future, at the New Jersey Historical Society for the launch of New…

Giving Opportunity: Morristown Tutoring Program

January 8, 2015 Several fundholders at the Community Foundation have supported or expressed interest in supporting the Morristown Neighborhood House Tutoring and Mentoring Program, managed by Cornerstone Family Programs. The Neighborhood House Tutoring and Mentoring Program provides economic opportunities and…

On Giving Tuesday, Take Time to Think

November 28, 2014 Hans Dekker The Thanksgiving leftovers hardly have time to cool before Americans turn their attention to the rapid succession of days that kick off the holiday season. On Black Friday, we shop for bargains. On Small Business…

This Thanksgiving, Celebrate Charity

November 26, 2014 With the grocery shopping done and the turkey just hours from the oven, now is when many New Jerseyans pause to reflect on the things in their lives for which they are thankful. Good health usually tops…