Nonprofits

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…

Turning Illiquid Assets into Charitable Giving

We often say that giving involves more than just dollars.  Time, talent, and other resources help maximize the impact of one’s giving.  Well it turns out there is also wide variety in the “dollars” one may give, in this case…

Impact 100 Readies $133K Grant

April 8, 2013 Last year we told you about Impact 100 Garden State, a newly-formed organization being incubated at the Community Foundation of New Jersey.  Click here for that article. The group’s goal is relatively simple.  One hundred New Jersey…

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on the Environment

April 1, 2013 We’ve seen the devastating impact Hurricane Sandy has had on countless New Jerseyans, their homes, and their communities.  But just what impact did the storm have on our state’s natural environment?  What wildlife was impacted the most? …