Philanthropy

Memorial Gift Provides Educational Opportunity

July 28, 2015 Joan and Katie never met and they probably never will. They come from different backgrounds and different parts of New Jersey. But after Joan’s friend passed, and Katie’s job was reduced to part-time, the Community Foundation of…

10 Reasons You Should Consider Donor Advised Funds

July 21, 2015 Brian Kazanchy, RegentAtlantic As a Wealth Advisor, I work regularly with clients who have a great interest in making donations to charity. Although they could easily write checks to their favorite nonprofits, I usually suggest my clients…

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…

It’s Not Too Late to Open a Fund!

December 23, 2014 It may seem that with just a week left in the year, it is too late for individuals to establish a fund at the Community Foundation of New Jersey and increase their 2014 tax refund. In fact,…

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…

Where Americans are Giving

June 17, 2014 Philanthropic giving in America jumped nearly 5% in 2013, according to the latest information from Giving USA and compiled by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.  Scroll down for more interesting tidbits from the…