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  • ListServes | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home Connect ListServes ListServes CNJG s listserves facilitate ongoing group e mail discussions among subscribed members Members can share information and expertise ask questions and gather opinions of colleagues across the network Listserves also enable members to get the most up to date information on related programs being offered throughout the field These listserves can be a great resource if members participate on a regular basis You can use the listserves to Pose a question to the group Discuss and brainstorm issues related to New Jersey grantmaking Request assistance on a specific topic problem or issue Alert members about time sensitive or other helpful information Members are automatically included in relevant listserves based on their member profiles You can begin using the listserves to communicate with your colleagues as soon as you d like Please refer to the Listserves Membership Policies for information on using the listserves CNJG now offers 15 list serves Camden Funders CNJG Member CEOs Newark Funders NJ Culture Funders NJ Corporate Funders NJ Education Funders NJ Emerging Leaders NJ Environmental Funders NJ Family Funders NJ Food Funders NJ Health and Aging Funders Paterson

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  • Learn | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Curriculum Maximizing Corporate Community Investments MCCI is a comprehensive and cutting edge 6 part module curriculum on corporate giving designed for small to medium sized corporate giving programs The high powered program for both new and veteran corporate foundation and giving professionals addresses the basic skills needed to build a strategic corporate giving program and the advanced skills to take an existing program to the next level Part I focuses on uncovering the key business benefits of corporate philanthropy and understanding the many strategic variables to consider when establishing a corporate giving program Part II discusses employee giving programs in kind giving and how to effectively communicate giving programs to build brand awareness Part III helps attendees develop the skills to measure the internal and external impact of their corporate giving and readily communicate their organization s corporate and community impact both internally and externally With sponsorship support from TD Bank this first time series sold out in 2012 CNJG hopes to reprise this curriculum series every other year for corporate grantmakers Grantmaker Skill Building As the social sector s challenges and opportunities continue to grow in complexity and variety it has never been more important for grantmakers to have the knowledge and tools they need to succeed CNJG is an excellent source of timely skill building programming for our members with a focus on due diligence best practices and the core techniques that assure proficiency in grantmaking and related work Whether you are a family independent or corporate foundation CNJG offers professional development for all members For example our program Due Diligence for Small Foundations has helped participants understand the fiscal health of current and prospective grantees Likewise How to Do a Site Visit has given small foundations a working checklist of management and governance best practices to use when observing a non profit in advance of funding Corporate grantmakers have also enthusiastically embraced our new six part curriculum Maximizing Corporate Community Investments geared to the professional development needs of both new and veteran corporate funders described in greater detail above Two of CNJG s most popular and fundamental professional development programs How to Read an Audit Form 990 and Due Diligence 2 0 are open to all members and offered on annual basis CNJG strives to assist funders continually improve and achieve excellence in their work We regularly develop skill building topics with the input of our members and actively publicize our offerings through multiple media channels Conversations With The Cabinet One of CNJG s most popular programs Conversations with the Cabinet offers the opportunity for members to learn about the current administration s key priorities and potential for leveraging their resources to have a greater impact Family Philanthropy Online Each month CNJG members have the opportunity to participate interactive teleconferences featuring presentations and Q A sessions with nationally recognized experts in different areas of family philanthropy Presented in partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy these teleconferences take place on the second Thursday of each month

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  • Collaboration Toolbox | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    mutual interest We appreciate your ideas for tools that we can add that will help you in this area Getting Started Find Grantmakers with Similar Interests Join or Create an Affinity Group Start or Join a Conversation on a Topic of Interest Collaboration Between Foundations and Government These links and materials are presented as guides to help facilitate foundations and government agencies seeking partnerships or engagements to support mutual goals Collaboration Articles of Interest Collaboration related articles and case studies Guides Reports Resources Collaboration Approaches for Smaller Foundations Written for the Annie E Casey Foundation in 2004 this report details eight key considerations to keep in mind before during and after embarking on a collaboration Collaboration Through Funder Networks The report is based on findings from a survey of nearly 200 funder networks Do s and Don ts of Working with Local Funders This report shares advice from the field for national funders who seek effective partnerships with local philanthropies Donor Collaboration Power in Numbers This primer was created to help donors understand and evaluate if some form of collaboration might be right for them Funder Collaboratives Why and How Funders Work Together In this guide contributors share strategies for structuring a collaborative to fit its purpose building strong relationships and resolving conflicts and figuring out if the collaborative you re in is working Needle Moving Community Collaboratives A Promising Approach to Addressing America s Biggest Challenges This report examines community collaboratives from across the country that are successfully tackling seemingly intractable social problems by uniting local leaders and organizations from every sector In addition to the article you will find 12 case studies of collective impact Next Generation Community Revitalization A Work in Progress This report profiles and looks across six emerging national networks including Promise Neighborhoods and Living

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  • Resources | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Council of New Jersey Grantmakers In partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy CNJG members have complimentary access to Family Philanthropy Online a web based knowledge center that provides practical advice and knowledge on a variety of relevant topics Resource Type Research Resource Guide Topic Family Philanthropy Philanthropy and Social Economy Blueprint 2016 Publication Date December 2015 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Philanthropy and the Social Economy Blueprint 2016 is an annual industry forecast about the ways we use private resources for public benefit Resource Type Report Topic Strategy Collaboration Post Sandy Funder Briefing Call Written Compendium Series 1 2 Publication Date November 2015 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers This weekly conference call series welcomed New Jersey based grantmakers along with national funders and provided an opportunity for grantmakers to hear from a wide range of experts in the field of disaster philanthropy Series 1 started on November 5 2012 one week after Sandy struck New Jersey and continued through March 25 2013 Series 2 started on September 9 2013 and concluded on November 4 2013 Resource Type Issue Briefing Presentation Topic Hurricane Sandy Funding Area Disaster Response Relief Corporate Giving Guide Employee Fundraising Crowdfunding Publication Date November 2015 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers This guide is designed to educate you about crowdfunding offer best practices and advice and provide a measurable roadmap to help you effortlessly create and implement a crowdfunding campaign for your company s employees to participate in for GivingTuesday or your other holiday giving campaigns Resource Type Resource Guide Topic Grantmaking Post Sandy Funder Briefing Call Written Summaries Series 1 Publication Date November 2015 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers This weekly conference call series welcomed New Jersey based grantmakers along with national funders and provided an opportunity for grantmakers to hear from a wide range of experts in the field of disaster philanthropy This series started on November 5 2012 one week after Sandy struck New Jersey and continued through March 25 2013 Resource Type Issue Briefing Presentation Topic Hurricane Sandy Funding Area Disaster Response Relief Post Sandy Funder Briefing Call Written Summaries Series 2 Publication Date November 2015 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers This weekly conference call series welcomed New Jersey based grantmakers along with national funders and provided an opportunity for grantmakers to hear from a wide range of experts in the field of disaster philanthropy This series started on September 9 2013 and concluded on November 4 2013 Resource Type Issue Briefing Presentation Topic Hurricane Sandy Funding Area Disaster Response Relief Families Funding Change How Social Justice Giving Honors Our Roots and Strengthens Communities Publication Date October 2015 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers This whitepaper examines the latest data to identify trends in social justice philanthropy among family foundations Resource Type Report Topic Family Philanthropy Funding Area Civil Advocacy Policy Building a Culture of Capitalization in Your Organization Publication Date October 2015 Posted By Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Building

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  • CNJG Foundation Map | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Policy Foundations on the Hill Conversations with the Cabinet PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers You are here Home Learn CNJG Foundation Map CNJG Foundation Map Welcome to the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers Foundation Map where members can access accurate up to date grantmaking data critical to giving that s smart strategic and makes the biggest impact This resource is for members only Please log

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  • Leadership | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    many other key areas of foundation governance and operations It contains wisdom provided by leaders of all types of giving organizations within the CNJG s membership and is intended to serve as a practical resource to assist New Jersey foundations in their grantmaking In 2010 CNJG released a second comprehensive resource to help the state s philanthropic community understand their ethical legal and fiduciary requirements and obligations What Every Grantmaker Should Know and Frequently Asked Legal Questions These two booklets are key publications in CNJG s Excellence In Giving Series While the Guiding Beliefs Principles is available publically members will need to log into access the legal guide for download Guiding Beliefs Principals The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers believes Philanthropy contributes to a thriving democracy and is a privilege and a responsibility Grantmaking is a partnership with grantees and the public conducted in the public trust Philanthropy must be undertaken seriously and responsibly adhering to all laws and principles of fiduciary responsibility Thoughtful grantmaking is informed by different perspectives opinions and experiences In accordance with these beliefs We deal respectfully and courteously with our applicants grantees and donors as well as with those seeking information about our programs We honor the confidentiality of our applicants grantees and donors and exercise discretion in our communications We are clear and accessible about our goals and grantmaking processes and make information about our application requirements funding priorities and programs available on a timely basis We adhere to the highest ethical legal and fiduciary standards in our operations We recognize and disclose conflicts of interest and work to avoid perceived conflicts of interest We maintain active oversight of all financial and investment matters We regularly assess our mission and practices including periodic review of priorities policies board activity communications and the impact of

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  • Newark Liaison | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Liaison is supported by Geraldine R Dodge Foundation The Nicholson Foundation The Prudential Foundation Schumann Fund for New Jersey Turrell Foundation and Victoria Foundation among others With Jeremy s departure the Council and the funders are working with the City to identify a new Liaison and design the next iteration of this highly successful program Archived News 5 Ways That Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Has Engaged Philanthropy in New Jersey s Largest City Release Date September 21 2015 When Ras J Baraka won the mayoral election for New Jersey s largest city last year expectations were high In the days leading up to and following the election the Council recognized an opportunity to work intensively with the incoming mayor CNJG had previously established a nonpartisan City Hall based Newark Philanthropic Liaison office in collaboration with then Mayor Cory Booker in 2007 Following the transition Mayor Baraka and CNJG built exciting new bridges Strengthening Philanthropy in Newark Release Date January 8 2015 We are pleased to share Strengthening Philanthropy in Newark Report to the Field 2013 2014 from the Office of the Newark Philanthropic Liaison This report highlights a number of public private partnerships guided by Liaison Jeremy Johnson Newark Mayor Meets with CNJG Membership Release Date August 5 2014 Newark s 40th Mayor Ras J Baraka pictured second from right invited the Newark Funders Group to hear his vision for the city at special August meeting Just 30 days into his term the Mayor called on the Newark Philanthropic Liaison Jeremy Johnson far left to organize a convening with the Newark group co chaired by Etta Denk of Bank America second from left and Barbara Reisman of the Schumann Fund for New Jersey third from left Irene Cooper Basch far right Chair of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and Executive Officer at the Victoria Foundation introduced the Mayor to more than 50 grantmakers who attended the session at the PSEG headquarters in downtown Newark Newark Selected to Participate in Postsecondary Education Attainment Strategy Release Date June 5 2014 The Lumina Foundation has announced a second cohort of communities including Newark NJ to participate in an initiative to increase the number of local residents who hold postsecondary credentials CNJG s Newark Liaison Featured in National Magazine Release Date January 12 2014 In the December issue of Governing magazine a national trade publication a featured article But what did Cory Booker actually accomplish in Newark cites the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and Jeremy Johnson the Newark Philanthropic Liaison in connection with the public private partnership to establish the Newark Office of Reentry Newark Collaboratives Target Common Goals Release Date July 9 2011 The City of Newark and Newark Philanthropic Liaison are working closely with several consortia of nonprofits to address some of the City s most critical challenges Observations on Newark Symphony Hall Reimagined Release Date June 2 2009 On a recent Saturday the Jeremy Johnson the Newark Philanthropic Liaison and over 150 arts lovers historians and community leaders gathered

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  • Hurricane Sandy | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    displaced and their long struggle to rebuild and recoup We heard insights from service providers on the long term effects of Sandy Several Long Term Recovery Groups described some of their ongoing challenges but also shared what was working Visit our program page for additional resources video and photos Playbook for Philanthropic Response When Disaster Hits While there is no shortage of guides for philanthropies to reference when disaster strikes there is no comprehensive repository of the innovative strategies and critical work funders have accomplished in response to disasters both nationwide and globally A partnership with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy in association with the Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers the Disaster Philanthropy Playbook website aims to bring together a meaningful compilation of early stage ideas tested models and innovative strategies employed by funders throughout the world Designed as a multimedia interactive online magazine the Playbook will be an evergreen resource designed for continued updates and knowledge building The Playbook addresses community planning civic rebuilding legal services housing vulnerable populations working with local state and federal government mitigation and preparedness are some of the common issues faced by communities post disaster Leadership support for the Playbook has been generously provided by The Rita Allen Foundation Additional support for the Playbook has been provided by Johnson Johnson Family of Companies Contribution Fund and PSEG Foundation CNJG s response to Superstorm Sandy also included Coastal Communities Site Visit Tours CNJG offered its members a rare opportunity to tour several of the disaster affected communities in Monmouth and Ocean Counties and to hear from those on the ground Throughout the day twelve guest speakers representing all areas of the effort including individuals from FEMA local and state government Long Term Recovery Group leaders city and state planners environmental professionals social services personnel and faith based leaders among others spoke to a group of 60 philanthropic leaders Building upon the first successful Coastal Communities Site Visit Tour CNJG offered a similar program focusing on communities in northern New Jersey specifically the hard hit areas in Essex Hudson and Bergen Counties In addition to hearing from a wide range of local officials Long Term Recovery Group Leaders urban planners and environmental experts the site visit included a tour of a PSEG sub power station which was flooded Statewide Conference Bringing together an incredible community of funders providers and practitioners for a day of exploration shared learning and discussion at the Spring 2013 Conference for the Social Sector Our Shared Road Ahead Sandy and Beyond on June 10 The Conference provided participants with an important opportunity to hear about the lessons learned by social sector colleagues and experts around the country who have grappled with how to create effective long term philanthropic responses to catastrophic events in the absence of a readily available guide Superstorm Sandy Philanthropic Investments Scan Philanthropy Hurricane Sandy A Report on the Foundation Corporate Response is a report released in October 2014 by CNJG and partners that examines the response of

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