Philanthropy

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…

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…

Q&A on Scholarships: Faith Krueger

May 1, 2013 While many were focused on their NCAA brackets in March, it was a different kind of “March Madness” at the Community Foundation, where scholarship season really kicked into high gear.  Now in May, new scholarship funds continue…