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  • Paterson Funders Interest Group | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home Paterson Funders Interest Group Paterson Funders Interest Group The Paterson Funders Interest Group helps facilitate awareness of work by nonprofits and funders in Paterson foster collaboration and improve the lives of Paterson residents Past meetings have focused on information regarding funder projects in the city including some new grants made and lessons learned on ongoing projects in the areas of education

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/node/163 (2016-05-01)
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  • Trenton and Mercer County Funders Affinity Group | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Connect Member Directory Affinity Groups Signature Events ListServes Learn Programs for Funders Event Calendar Collaboration Toolbox Resources CNJG Foundation Map Leadership Excellence In Giving Newark Liaison Hurricane Sandy Facing Our Future Camden Initiatives New Jersey Gives South Jersey Board Bank New Jersey Together Get on the Map Policy Foundations on the Hill Conversations with the Cabinet PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home Trenton and Mercer County Funders Affinity Group Trenton and Mercer County Funders Affinity Group The Trenton and Mercer County Funders Affinity Group s goal is to explore the most pressing needs and issues in the Trenton and Mercer County region and to uncover ways to leverage resources and develop solutions to this community s greatest concerns Past meetings have included roundtable discussions on the unique needs of the Trenton area and guest speakers that highlighted the dynamic interrelationship between the City of Trenton and the State of New Jersey Members of this group collaborate sharing thoughts ideas and concerns via their ongoing participation in the Trenton Area Funders listserve The group is chaired by Rita Nini of the Educational Testing Service What our members are talking about Twitter Tweets from

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  • Log In | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Newark Liaison Hurricane Sandy Facing Our Future Camden Initiatives New Jersey Gives South Jersey Board Bank New Jersey Together Get on the Map Policy Foundations on the Hill Conversations with the Cabinet PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers Log In Welcome to the new Council of New Jersey Grantmakers website The login process is a little different from our previous site If you previously had a CNJG Website Account your username is now your email address If you haven t done so already please use the Forgot Password link to setup your account If you re not sure if you had a CNJG Website Account you can also use the Forgot Password link to see if an account already exists in our system If the system doesn t recognize your email address you will then need to create an account using the Register a New Account link For CNJG Members that need to register a new account please allow up to 1 business day for your account to be updated with all of your membership benefits Have a question Please contact Joia Ingram at 609 341 2022 ext 4216 E mail Enter your e mail address

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  • CNJG's 2015 Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Avenue New Brunswick NJ Get Directions Select Registration Option in Drop Down Before Continuing 185 00 Add to Calendar The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers cordially invites you to join staff and trustees representing grantmaking organizations across the state for a signature event for New Jersey s philanthropic community This year s meeting will feature Bill Somerville author of Grassroots Philanthropy and Founder of Philanthropic Ventures Foundation who will speak on Doing Big Things with Small Resources Mr Somerville brings over 50 years of experience in nonprofit work including 17 years as Executive Director of the Peninsula Community Foundation in California His book published in 2008 is a guide to decisive hands on grantmaking to energize and motivate individual donors foundation grantmakers and nonprofit leaders alike AGENDA 9 30 a m to 10 00 a m Networking and Registration 10 00 a m to 11 30 a m Pre Meeting Workshop 11 30 a m to 12 00 p m Networking and Registration 12 00 p m to 2 15 p m Luncheon and Business Meeting Our pre meeting workshop will be a hands on demonstration of the newly created Foundation Center mapping project entitled Get On the Map for New Jersey Jeannine Corey Director of Grants Information Management at the Foundation Center will demonstrate the power of this new mapping tool that enables the philanthropic community to see the scope of the grantmaking in New Jersey find funding partners and have a deeper understanding of the philanthropic landscape in New Jersey When you register we will ask you what you want to see demonstrated live on the Get on the Map website at this workshop Examples might be arts grants in Camden or all recipients of health grants CNJG sincerely thanks our 2015 Annual Meeting Sponsors Novartis Signature Sponsor

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/events/2015annualmeeting (2016-05-01)
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  • Special Luncheon for Foundations and Endowed Non-Profits | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Profits When Tuesday October 20 2015 11 30am to 2 00pm iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Where The Newark Club 1085 Raymond Blvd Newark NJ 07102 Get Directions 60 00 Add to Calendar Leveling the Playing Field IEX s Quest to Create Fairer Markets for Investor Trading Ronan Ryan Chief Strategy Officer of IEX the Investors Exchange will share the story of IEX founded in 2012 by Brad Katsuyama and a team of market structure experts with backgrounds in exchanges brokerages and high frequency trading Brad s team discovered that critical layers of the stock market had evolved to give preference to high speed traders at the expense of the general investing public IEX s goal is to level the playing field by removing impediments to a free and open market IEX received prominent exposure in 2014 with the release of Michael Lewis non fiction book Flash Boys A Wall Street Revolt and ensuing major media coverage including a CBS 60 Minutes profile and the cover story of the New York Times Magazine This luncheon session is a program of CNJG s biennial Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments scheduled for October of 2016 The Investment Forum provides CEOs Executive Directors CFOs Trustees and Finance Investment Committee representatives with rare access to leading investment advisors and valuable insight on such topics as changing your investment advisor asset allocation strategy alternative investments fixed income active vs passive investing good governance determining your non profit spending policy and more Please note this luncheon is only open to staff and trustees of foundations and staff and trustees of nonprofits with an endowment that are responsible for the endowment s investments Cost 60 for CNJG Members Non Member Grantmakers and Non Profits Articles of Interest Putting a Speed Limit on the Stock Market New York

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/events/special-luncheon-foundations-and-endowed-non-profits (2016-05-01)
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  • 2015 New Jersey Conference for the Social Sector: Lifting All Boats: Leadership, Capacity, Impact | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    moderated by Tim Delaney Bio President and CEO National Council of Nonprofits Listen to the moderated discussion Speakers David Grant Bio Author The Social Profit Handbook Measuring What Matters Listen to the presentation by David Laurel O Sullivan Bio Principal and Founder The Advocacy Collaborative LLC Lean In With Advocacy Listen to the presentation by Laurel Kevin Dow Bio Senior Vice President of Impact and Innovation United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Coalitions Drive Impact Listen to the presentation by Kevin Chekemma J Fulmore Townsend Bio President CEO Philadelphia Youth Network Collective Impact A Strategy for Greater Outcomes Listen to the presentation by Chekemma Chris Cardona Bio Program Officer for Philanthropy Ford Foundation Capacity Building 3 0 Listen to the presentation by Chris Luncheon Plenary Navigating through Treacherous Waters The luncheon plenary featured a presentation by Tim Delaney followed by table discussions of Mr Delaney s questions at the end of his presentation Those questions and the collected notes from each of the table discussions is below Speaker Tim Delaney Bio President CEO National Council of Nonprofits Listen to the Luncheon Plenary presentation Luncheon Plenary Presentation Luncheon Plenary Questions Attendee Notes Concurrent Sessions Full Session Descriptions The morning and afternoon sessions included workshops that addressed timely issues for both funders and nonprofits and explored essential tools and techniques for the social sector The sessions presented along with their materials if available were Can Social Profit be Measured Handout Can Social Profit be Measured Collaboration Café Crowdfunding Building Community While Raising Funds Handout Crowdfunding Building Community Related Resources Ocean First Charity Challenge Training 2015 OceanFirst Charity Challenge Press Release Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula Robust Planning Networks and Blessings How Crowdsourcing Can Help Your Nonprofit A Few Good Tools for Peer to Peer Fundraising OceanFirst Charity Challenge Dodge Foundation Kickstarter Page How to Think About Rewards The Kickstarter Blog Demystifying Advocacy Handout Demystifiying Advocacy A Strategy for Lifting the Most Boats Related Resources AdvocacyForward How Nonprofits Can Go From Surviving to Thriving With Advocacy Changing the Game How to Make Your Human Service Organization a Powerful Policy Advocate Advocacy Forward Curriculum Advocacy Forward Framework IRS Form 5768 Lobbying Measurement Calculations Exercise Maximize Your Lobbying Limit Implementing Capacity Building 3 0 Handout Implementing Capacity Building 3 0 Related Resources Two Must Read Reports on Nonprofit Capacity Building What s Unique about Funder Capacity Capacity Building 3 0 Capacity Building 9 0 Fund people to do stuff get out of their way Grant Craft Supporting Grantee Capacity Strengthening Effectiveness Together Key Traits of Phenomenal Executive Directors R elated R esource Leveraging Social Sector Leadership CNJG sincerely thanks our 2015 Spring Conference Sponsors PSEG Signature Sponsor JPMorgan Chase Co Program Sponsor The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey Reception Sponsor Subaru of America Tech Support Sponsor and Glenmede and Verizon Breakout Session Sponsors Spring Conference Photos View the story Lifting All Boats Leadership Capacity Impact on Storify Resources 2015 Conference Program Booklet pdf 2015 Conference Session Descriptions pdf 2015 Conference Speaker Bios

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/events/2015Conference (2016-05-01)
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  • CNJG's 2014 Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    You are here Learn Event Calendar CNJG s 2014 Annual Meeting Holiday Luncheon CNJG s 2014 Annual Meeting Holiday Luncheon When Thursday December 11 2014 11 30am to 4 00pm iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Where The Newark Club 1085 Raymond Blvd Newark NJ 07102 Get Directions Add to Calendar How to Be a Champion for Your Cause Your Grantees The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers cordially invites you to join staff and trustees representing grantmaking organizations across the state for a signature networking event for New Jersey s philanthropic community This year s meeting will feature a dynamic presentation by Mark Sedway Senior Partner at The Giving Practice a program of Philanthropy Northwest CNJG s sister organization He will present How to Be a Champion for Your Cause Your Grantees and explore the role of influence in philanthropy As foundation leaders you have abundant opportunities to influence action on the issues you care about and be a champion for your grantees How can you meet these moments We ll explore the role of influence in the work and world of philanthropy After the Annual Meeting we will have a fun hands on workshop that will help you identify opportunities and challenges prototype strategies and dig into the essential skills of being a champion AGENDA 11 30 a m to 12 00 p m Networking and Registration 12 00 p m to 2 15 p m Luncheon and Business Meeting 2 15 p m to 4 00 p m Post Meeting Workshop CNJG sincerely thanks our 2014 Annual Meeting Sponsors Novartis Signature Sponsor Prudential Foundation Sustaining Sponsor and Novo Nordisk Gift Sponsor Annual Meeting Photos Resources About Mark Sedway pdf The Practice of Champions Mark Sedway Presentation pdf Workshop Champion Checklist pdf Event Type Signature Events Topic Governance Audience All Funders

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/events/2014AnnualMeeting (2016-05-01)
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  • 2014 Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Right Keynote Speaker Brian O Neil CIO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 10 00 a m 12 30 p m Concurrent Sessions I choose Session A or one from each Session B C Session A Alternative Investments A Deeper Dive Hot Topics Hedge Funds Private Equity Managed Futures Real Estate and Liquid Alternatives Nuts Bolts Due Diligence Taxes Credit and Valuation Session B Choose one Determining Your Non Profit Spending Policy Key factors you should consider to maintain the longevity of your corpus Managing Your Managers What you need to know to be effective Mission Related Investing Maximizing returns on socially beneficial investment opportunities Primer on Portfolio Construction Best practices that ensure you achieve your objectives Session C Choose one Active vs Passive Investing Which approach should you use and when Opportunities in Fixed Income Navigating the challenges of a low interest rate environment 12 45 p m 2 00 p m Luncheon Plenary 2 15 p m 3 30 p m Concurrent Sessions II Choose one Capitalizing on Global Opportunities Where should you be looking internationally Constructing an Alternative Investment Portfolio How to build an AI portfolio that does what it should diversify and manage your overall investment risk Good Governance From Policies to Practice A range of topics for board and staff including key fiduciary responsibilities understanding the Prudent Investor Act recruiting a board that works and more The Outsourced CIO The do s and don ts of implementing this investment management model 3 45 p m 4 45 p m Closing Plenary Managing the Corpus A Conversation with Renowned Philanthropist Money Managers Featuring J Peter Simon Co Chairman William E Simon Sons LLC Leslie C Quick III Managing Partner Massey Quick 5 00 p m 6 00 p m Cocktail Reception Registration Standard 1st Regional Association Member including

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/events/2014InvestmentForum (2016-05-01)
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