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  • Reeve Foundation Awards Quality of Life Grants | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    The Christopher Dana Reeve Foundation a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis announced today that it has awarded 735 482 in Quality of Life grants to 107 nonprofit organizations nationwide These grants provide financial support to fellow nonprofits that mirror the Reeve Foundation s mission to foster community engagement enhance independence and promote self determination and empowerment Pioneered by the late Dana Reeve the program has awarded more than 2 600 grants totaling over 19 million since its inception in 1999 Read Full Article Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Health General Rehabilitative Recent News JPMorgan Chase Named Top U S Company for Diversity PMorgan Chase has gone above and beyond its peers in diversity and inclusion efforts according to one measure released Tuesday Read more Crowdfunding with OceanFirst Foundation The OceanFirst Foundation s 20th Anniversary Charity Challenge is live on Crowdrise Read more Horizon Foundation Gives 25K Toward Newark Water Woes Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey s philanthropic arm the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey contributed 25 000 toward the Newark Water Fund which helps provide bottled water for Newark Public Schools as well as tests lead exposure of students Read

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/news/reeve-foundation-awards-quality-life-grants (2016-05-01)
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  • Fund for New Jersey Awards $630,000 in Grants | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home News Fund for New Jersey Awards 630 000 in Grants Fund for New Jersey Awards 630 000 in Grants Wednesday March 23 2016 The Fund for New Jersey awarded 630 000 in grants to non profit organizations in the areas of affordable housing immigration preschool expansion and school segregation Read Full Press Release Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Educational Housing Shelter Recent News JPMorgan Chase Named Top U S Company for Diversity PMorgan Chase has gone above and beyond its peers in diversity and inclusion efforts according to one measure released Tuesday Read more Crowdfunding with OceanFirst Foundation The OceanFirst Foundation s 20th Anniversary Charity Challenge is live on Crowdrise Read more Horizon Foundation Gives 25K Toward Newark Water Woes Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey s philanthropic arm the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey contributed 25 000 toward the Newark Water Fund which helps provide bottled water for Newark Public Schools as well as tests lead exposure of students Read more The New Jersey Council for the Humanities Announces New Grant Program New grant categories continue NJCH s long history of project based funding while adding new opportunities

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/news/fund-new-jersey-awards-630000-grants (2016-05-01)
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  • Housing/Shelter | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    for a candid discussion focusing on current priority areas within NJDCA and possible opportunities for New Jersey s philanthropic community to partner with state government on areas of mutual concern Audience All Funders Newark Funders Affinity Group Newark Development and the Built Environment Please join the Newark Funders Group for a discussion of Newark Development and the Built Environment Our special guests will include Ron Beit of the RBH group the Hanini brothers Amer Samer and Thamer of the Hanini group and also city officials and other developers to be announced Audience All Funders Newark Funders Affinity Group South Ward Initiatives Learn about several initiatives that are poised to improve outcomes for South Ward residents which comprises the city of Newark s largest voting bloc and includes the legendary Weequahic Park and historic Weequahic and Clinton Hill neighborhoods Audience All Funders Post Sandy Private Funder Briefing Follow Up In response to interest generated at our May 7th Sandy Briefing this meeting is being held to help participants engage in deeper conversations about leveraging your grantmaking with other funders Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Grantmakers Briefing with the Kresge Foundation New Jersey grantmakers who serve seniors and aging communities are invited to attend a special briefing with officials from the Kresge Foundation Fund for New Jersey Awards 630 000 in Grants Release Date March 23 2016 The Fund for New Jersey awarded 630 000 in grants to non profit organizations in the areas of affordable housing immigration preschool expansion and school segregation News Type News Topic Grantmaking The Fund for New Jersey Awards 590 000 in Grants Release Date April 7 2015 The Fund for New Jersey has announced that for the first quarter of 2015 it has awarded grants in the total amount of 590 000 to advance public

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/funding-area/housingshelter (2016-05-01)
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  • New Jersey Schools Awarded $45,000 in Field Trip New Jersey Pilot | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Field Trip New Jersey Pilot Thursday March 10 2016 The Community Foundation of New Jersey and the Geraldine R Dodge Foundation are announcing today that their pilot program Field Trip New Jersey has awarded more than 45 000 in grants to schools supporting educational field trips The 83 grants will make it possible for thousands of students in under served communities this school year to visit arts and culture sites historic landmarks nature preserves and science institutions in New Jersey as well as college campuses throughout the Mid Atlantic region Schools received grants of up to 700 to cover field trip transportation costs The schools serve students in kindergarten through 12th grade and have at least 65 percent of their student population eligible for free and reduced lunches under the National School Lunch Program Field Trip New Jersey was launched in January with seed funding from the Community Foundation of New Jersey Geraldine R Dodge Foundation Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and New Jersey Historical Commission The announcement generated more than 150 applications proving the tremendous need for this type of funding according to Hans Dekker president of the Community Foundation which hosts the fund Full Press Release Topic Grantmaking Recent News JPMorgan Chase Named Top U S Company for Diversity PMorgan Chase has gone above and beyond its peers in diversity and inclusion efforts according to one measure released Tuesday Read more Crowdfunding with OceanFirst Foundation The OceanFirst Foundation s 20th Anniversary Charity Challenge is live on Crowdrise Read more Horizon Foundation Gives 25K Toward Newark Water Woes Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey s philanthropic arm the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey contributed 25 000 toward the Newark Water Fund which helps provide bottled water for Newark Public Schools as well as tests lead exposure of students

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/news/new-jersey-schools-awarded-45000-field-trip-new-jersey-pilot (2016-05-01)
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  • Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards $570,000 | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home News Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards 570 000 Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards 570 000 Wednesday January 27 2016 The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded 570 000 to 22 local nonprofit agencies that are making an impact in Mercer County Our Greater Mercer Grants program is made possible by the generous support of our donors said Carol P Herring the Community Foundation s Chair of the Board of Trustees Their support allows us to grant funds to nonprofits that provide critical services to the residents in our communities More than half of the 22 organizations receiving grants are those that work with children others include a nonprofit that pairs senior citizens with schoolchildren for a reading program several agencies that run after school programs for young people and another that provides tennis lessons and academic enrichment for youngsters from underserved communities Read Full Press Release Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Children Trenton Mercer County Recent News JPMorgan Chase Named Top U S Company for Diversity PMorgan Chase has gone above and beyond its peers in diversity and inclusion efforts according to one measure released Tuesday Read more Crowdfunding with OceanFirst Foundation The OceanFirst Foundation s 20th Anniversary Charity Challenge is live on Crowdrise Read more Horizon Foundation Gives 25K Toward Newark Water Woes Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey s philanthropic arm the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey contributed 25 000 toward the Newark Water Fund which helps provide bottled water for Newark Public Schools as well as tests lead exposure of students Read more The New Jersey Council for the Humanities Announces New Grant Program New grant categories continue NJCH s long history of project based funding while adding new opportunities for planning experimenting

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/news/princeton-area-community-foundation-awards-570000 (2016-05-01)
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  • Children | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    in Paterson and meet the school healthcare and nonprofit partners that comprise the growing Paterson community schools program Audience All Funders Camden Schools Update with Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard Come here about Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifards plan the Camden Commitment an 18 month plan for turning around Camden schools Audience All Funders Early Learning Funders Group Presents Raising A Reader The Newark Early Learning Funders Group invites you to a special convening on Newark s newest program for very young children Raising A Reader Audience All Funders Newark Education Subcommittee Meeting The PARCC The Facts Implementation and the Link to Higher Education Please join us for a joint Education Subcommittee and State Education Funders which will focus on PARCC Partnership for Assessment of Readniess for College and Career the new state assessment that will be deployed in March Audience All Funders Kids Count Racial Equity and the Role of Foundations Join us for a brief webinar to discuss the Annie E Casey s Kids Count policy report on Race for Results This webinar is open to CNJG members only Audience All Funders Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Newark Education Subcommittee Meeting The Newark Education Subcommittee will meet with representatives from the Newark Public Schools and also have time for in depth funder discussions Audience All Funders Conversations with the Cabinet Commissioner David C Hespe New Jersey Department of Education Join Commissioner David Hespe of the New Jersey Department of Education for a discussion focusing on current DOE priority areas and possible opportunities for grantmakers to partner with state government on areas of mutual concern Audience All Funders Topic Strategy Collaboration Newark Early Learners Funders Affinity Group Meeting At this meeting our conveners Curt Fields of the Turrell Fund Barbara Reisman of the Schumann Fund for New Jersey Ceil Zalkind of Advocates for

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/funding-area/children (2016-05-01)
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  • Trenton/Mercer County | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    All Funders Trenton and Mercer County Funders Affinity Group Envisioning Trenton s Future Join funder colleagues that are interested and working in Trenton and Greater Mercer County for a working program facilitated by the Watson Institute to 1 review an analysis of the findings 2 identify key areas of opportunity 3 discuss specific opportunities and strategies that funders wish to pursue and 4 lay the ground work for possible collaboration Audience All Funders Trenton Mercer County Funders Call with Mayor s Office Our conversation with Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson s office continues with June s call with his Chief of Staff Francis Blanco This event is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Trenton Mercer County Funders Call With Mayor s Office Our conversation with Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson s office continues with April s call with his Chief of Staff Francis Blanco This event is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Trenton Mercer County Funders Call with Mayor s Office Our conversation with Mayor Eric Jackson s office continues with February s call with his Chief of Staff Francis Blanco This call is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Trenton Mercer County Funders Call with Mayor s Office Building on the highly informative conversation we had in October with Trenton s Mayor Eric Jackson we are pleased to convene a call with his chief of staff Francis Blanco This event is for CNJG Members only Audience All Funders Topic Governance Public Policy Cities of Service Trenton CNJG has also been approached by Cities of Service an initiative of Bloomberg Philanthropies to help in compiling information about needs and work in Trenton Audience All Funders Trenton Area Funders Affinity Group We will feature a presentation from Creative Trenton as well as presentations on the Capitol Coalition and a

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/funding-area/trentonmercer-county (2016-05-01)
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  • News | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Grants Release Date December 22 2015 At its final board meeting of the year Geraldine R Dodge Foundation Trustees approved 62 grants totaling 2 9 million to New Jersey nonprofit organizations bringing the total amount awarded this year to more than 11 million Topic Grantmaking The Fund for New Jersey Awards 605 000 in Grants Release Date December 21 2015 The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded 605 000 in grants to non profit organizations at their December 2015 quarterly Board meeting Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Civil Advocacy Policy Rita Allen Foundation Announces Grants Release Date December 16 2015 The Rita Allen Foundation has announced more than 1 1 million in grants for emerging efforts to expand opportunities for civic participation and knowledge sharing Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Public Social Benefits Foundation for Newark s Future Partners to Launch Two New Initiatives Release Date December 1 2015 The Foundation for Newark s Future is partnering with the City of Newark and Newark Public Schools to launch two new initiatives Funding Area Community Improvement Development Educational Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Launches Invest Health Initiative Release Date November 19 2015 The Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation RWJF announced today the launch of Invest Health a pioneering multi sector initiative that will align people strategies and capital to improve health in cities across the country Topic Grantmaking Get to Know the New Leader of the Nation s Largest Philanthropic Network Release Date November 16 2015 The board of directors of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers announced the appointment of longtime philanthropy executive David Biemesderfer as the organization s next president and CEO He will begin serving in this new role in mid January 2016 Topic About Philanthropy The Dodge Foundation Announces the Return of the Jersey

    Original URL path: http://cnjg.org/news?page=1 (2016-05-01)
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