Nonprofits

CFNJ Ranked as Top Nonprofit in New Jersey

October 9, 2013 KerstenDirect recently took a look at the biggest nonprofits in each of the 50 states, culminating in the release of the “United States of Nonprofits” map. For New Jersey, we came out on top! We love a…

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…

Hurricane Sandy Response Update

July 8, 2013 In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many New Jerseyans find themselves on a long road to recovery.  Others are met with more immediate needs, like food and shelter. That’s why CFNJ took the lead in developing two…

New Legislation Boosts Philanthropy

July 2, 2013 Over the last few years, we’ve heard from many donors who are confused or uneasy about the process by which the State of New Jersey determines one’s residency for tax purposes.  To maintain a legal domicile outside…

GuideStar Looks at Which Causes Nonprofits Serve

June 10, 2013 Civil society often reflects the social and cultural values shared by society at large. So when it comes to American social values and nonprofit activity in 2013, which causes receive the most support? The answer might surprise…