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  • Past Events | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    grantmakers for a discussion of Inside Newark by Bob Curvin Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Audience All Funders Funding Area Newark Funders Strong and Thriving Communities Read more about Newark Funders Affinity Group Discussion of Bob Curvin s book Inside Newark Building Momentum for Data Standards to Tell Philanthropy s Full Story Wednesday December 10 2014 1 00pm to 2 00pm Location Title Webinar Part 3 of a 3 Part Webinar Series on Advancing Philanthropy s Diversity Equity and Inclusiveness Event Type Webinar Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Management Leadership Development Strategy Collaboration Read more about Building Momentum for Data Standards to Tell Philanthropy s Full Story Trenton Mercer County Funders Call with Mayor s Office Tuesday December 9 2014 4 00pm to 5 00pm Location Title Teleconference 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 Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Audience All Funders Topic Governance Public Policy Funding Area Trenton Mercer County Read more about Trenton Mercer County Funders Call with Mayor s Office Empowering People in Philanthropy to Take Action Wednesday November 19 2014 1 00pm to 2 00pm Location Title Webinar Part 2 of a 3 Part Webinar Series on Advancing Philanthropy s Diversity Equity and Inclusiveness Event Type Webinar Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Management Leadership Development Strategy Collaboration Read more about Empowering People in Philanthropy to Take Action Family Philanthropy Webinar Avoiding Avoidance Addressing and Managing Conflict Thursday November 13 2014 12 00pm to 1 30pm Location Title Webinar Conflict is neither inherently good nor bad Conflict will always occur in an organization that s growing evolving and changing What makes it good or bad or a positive or negative experience is how it s managed This event is for CNJG Members only Event Type Webinar Audience Family Foundation Topic Communications Read more about Family Philanthropy Webinar Avoiding Avoidance Addressing and Managing Conflict 2014 Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments Wednesday November 5 2014 7 30am to 6 00pm Location Title The Palace in Somerset A conference for CEOs executive directors CFOs trustees finance and investment committee members Event Type Signature Events Audience All Funders Executive Staff Non Profit Staff Topic Finance Read more about 2014 Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments Emerging Leaders Affinity Group Halloween Happy Hour Thursday October 30 2014 4 00pm to 7 00pm Location Title The Dublin Pub Morristown Join your fellow emerging leaders in NJ philanthropy not just under 42 but new to the philanthropic sector for a haunted Happy Hour in Morristown insert maniacal laughter Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Audience All Funders Emerging Practitioners Read more about Emerging Leaders Affinity Group Halloween Happy Hour Cities of Service Trenton Friday October 24 2014 12 00pm to 2 00pm Location Title Bloomberg L P CNJG has also been approached by Cities of Service an initiative of Bloomberg Philanthropies to help

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  • Past Events | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    sorry but this event has been canceled Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Audience Emerging Practitioners Read more about Emerging Leaders Affinity Group CNJGemerging Happy Hour Post Sandy Private Funder Briefing Follow Up Monday August 18 2014 9 30am to 12 30pm Location Title FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties 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 Event Type Funder Briefing Audience All Funders Topic Hurricane Sandy Funding Area Disaster Response Relief Food Agriculture Nutrition Housing Shelter Mental Health Crisis Intervention Read more about Post Sandy Private Funder Briefing Follow Up Family Philanthropy Webinar So You Want to be a Family Philanthropist Thursday August 14 2014 12 00pm to 1 30pm Location Title Webinar Sometimes philanthropy is done purely for altruistic reasons but often there are other motivations This event is for CNJG Members only Event Type Webinar Audience Family Foundation Topic Family Philanthropy Read more about Family Philanthropy Webinar So You Want to be a Family Philanthropist Newark Funders Affinity Group Special Meeting with Mayor Baraka Wednesday July 30 2014 8 30am to 10 00am Location Title Ferland Conference Center PSEG Newark This meeting marks Newark Mayor Ras J Baraka s first audience with grantmakers since his inauguration on July 1 2014 Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Audience All Funders Topic About Philanthropy Funding Area Newark Funders Read more about Newark Funders Affinity Group Special Meeting with Mayor Baraka Emerging Leaders Affinity Group In this Skin In this Space Taking Control to Increase Diversity in Philanthropy Wednesday July 23 2014 8 00am to 10 30am Location Title Victoria Foundation Offices Newark The topic for this meeting is inspired by the 2014 EPIP Conference panel discussion on race gender and philanthropy A review of ABFE s paper The Exit Interview Perceptions on Why Black Professionals Leave Grantmaking Institutions will also be discussed Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Audience Emerging Practitioners Topic Diversity Equity and Inclusion Read more about Emerging Leaders Affinity Group In this Skin In this Space Taking Control to Increase Diversity in Philanthropy Emerging Leaders Affinity Group Oh Thank Heaven It s Friday Happy Hour Friday July 11 2014 4 00pm to 7 00pm Location Title Eno Terra Kingston Join your fellow emerging leaders in NJ philanthropy for a 7 11 Happy Hour Come and meet others in the 42 and under crowd for networking and hearing the latest on what s going on with this affinity group Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Audience Emerging Practitioners Read more about Emerging Leaders Affinity Group Oh Thank Heaven It s Friday Happy Hour Arts Funders Affinity Group State of the Arts Sector Friday July 11 2014 12 00pm to 2 00pm Location Title Rutgers Club New Brunswick Join your fellow arts funders for lunch and an engaging conversation on the state of the arts sector Jina Paik Associate Director of Nonprofit Finance Fund will share the results and

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  • Past Events | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Programs Legal Aspects of Marketing and Social Media Thursday March 27 2014 2 00pm to 4 00pm Location Title New Jersey Law Center New Brunswick Social media has created quick and easy ways to publicize your corporate giving efforts and show your employees participation in your community relations work But how do you ensure your marketing practices and use of social media are lawful Event Type Meeting Audience Corporate Giving Topic Communications Read more about Promoting Community Relations and Corporate Giving Programs Legal Aspects of Marketing and Social Media Newark Early Learners Funders Affinity Group Meeting Thursday March 20 2014 9 30am to 11 30am Location Title Turrell Fund Montclair 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 Children of New Jersey Kay Hendon of The Nicholson Foundation and Kim McLain of the Foundation fo Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Funding Area Children Higher Education Educational Read more about Newark Early Learners Funders Affinity Group Meeting Newark Funders Affinity Group Going Green in Newark Monday March 17 2014 8 30am to 10 30am Location Title PSEG Newark A Lively Discussion of Sustainability Partnerships Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Read more about Newark Funders Affinity Group Going Green in Newark Family Philanthropy Webinar So Far So Fast A Family Foundation Finds its Focus Thursday March 13 2014 2 30pm to 4 00pm Location Title Webinar How does a family foundation with no defined mission no staff no structure and siblings who spent little time together growing up pull itself together to fashion a high performing foundation in under 4 years Event Type Webinar Audience Family Foundation Read more about Family Philanthropy Webinar So Far So Fast A Family Foundation Finds its Focus An Introduction to Simplify A new information sharing resource for funders grantees Tuesday March 11 2014 2 00pm to 3 00pm Location Title Webinar Learn more about Simplify a new approach to information sharing between funders and grantees Event Type Webinar Read more about An Introduction to Simplify A new information sharing resource for funders grantees Paterson Funders Affinity Group Building Collective Impact Through Stakeholder Mapping Monday March 10 2014 10 00am to 1 00pm Location Title United Way of Passaic County Paterson Discussions at early CNJG Paterson Affinity Group meetings zeroed in on the need to have a better understanding of Paterson s public and nonprofit power structures and how things are currently getting accomplished in the city and where are the gap Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Read more about Paterson Funders Affinity Group Building Collective Impact Through Stakeholder Mapping Post Sandy Funder Briefing Call with FEMA Monday March 3 2014 4 00pm to 5 00pm Location Title Webinar FEMA and the Federal Government s role in New Jersey s recovery from Hurricane Sandy is changing FEMA has moved from the response phase of this disaster to long term recovery planning Event Type Webinar Funding Area Disaster Response Relief Read

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  • Past Events | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    include timely updates from NPS leadership regarding the One Newark campaign and universal admissions the Attend Today Achieve Today attendance campaign and other priorities for the district Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Funding Area Educational Read more about Education Subcommittee of the Newark Funders Affinity Group Leadership Luncheon Wednesday November 20 2013 12 00pm to Sunday April 20 2014 2 00pm Location Title Rutgers Club New Brunswick Following on the highly successful luncheon we had in May for the CEOs of foundations next roundtable and luncheon is being planned for November Event Type Meeting Audience Executive Staff Read more about Leadership Luncheon New Jersey Funders for Education Affinity Group Implementing the Common Core A New Jersey School District Case Study Tuesday November 19 2013 2 00pm to 4 00pm Location Title Eagleton Institute Rutgers University New Brunswick Join New Jersey Funders for Education for a follow up conversation about Common Core in New Jersey Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Funding Area Educational Read more about New Jersey Funders for Education Affinity Group Implementing the Common Core A New Jersey School District Case Study Family Philanthropy Teleconference The Power of Urgency Advantages and Options for Limited Life Foundations Thursday November 14 2013 12 00pm to 1 30pm Location Title Teleconference This webinar will look at the unique issues involved in spending down a foundation s assets Event Type Teleconference Audience Family Foundation Read more about Family Philanthropy Teleconference The Power of Urgency Advantages and Options for Limited Life Foundations Early Childhood Education Funders Group Wednesday November 13 2013 10 30am to 12 30pm Location Title Turrell Fund Montclair Please join us for the next gathering of the Early Childhood Funders Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Funding Area Higher Education Read more about Early Childhood Education Funders Group Trenton and Mercer County Funders Affinity Group Place Matters But It s Not What it Used to Be Monday November 11 2013 9 30am to 11 30am Location Title Princeton Area Community Foundation Lawrenceville This special gathering will provide funders with a powerful look at the impact of changing demographic and environmental trends and what they mean for our work Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Read more about Trenton and Mercer County Funders Affinity Group Place Matters But It s Not What it Used to Be Environmental Grantmakers Affinity Group Meeting Current Trends Affecting NJ Land Trusts Thursday October 31 2013 10 00am to 12 00pm Location Title D R Greenway Land Trust Princeton Join fellow funders with a shared interest in the environment for a conversation about emerging trends key issues and best practices as we focus principally on Accreditation and Public Funding for Land Conservation two of the current trends tha Event Type Affinity Group Meeting Funding Area Environment Read more about Environmental Grantmakers Affinity Group Meeting Current Trends Affecting NJ Land Trusts Emerging Leaders Affinity Group Halloween Happy Hour Wednesday October 30 2013 5 00pm to 7 00pm Location Title Martini 494 Bistro Newark Join your fellow emerging leaders in NJ

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  • Past Events | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Group Meeting Audience All Funders Funding Area Arts Culture Humanities Read more about Arts Funders Affinity Group Foundation Due Diligence 2 0 Tuesday January 8 2013 10 00am to 1 00pm Location Title The New Jersey Law Center New Brunswick Building on the highly successful workshop presented by CNJG last March we are pleased to bring back Hilda Polanco CPA CCSA Founder and Managing Director of Fiscal Management Associates LLC for a second more in depth workshop into important Event Type Training Audience Corporate Giving All Funders Read more about Foundation Due Diligence 2 0 CNJG s 2012 Annual Meeting Holiday Luncheon Friday December 7 2012 9 30am to 2 00pm Location Title The Hyatt Regency New Brunswick Give Smart Avoiding the Donor Grantee Trap Event Type Signature Events Read more about CNJG s 2012 Annual Meeting Holiday Luncheon 2012 Spring Colloquium A Conversation on the Social Sector Friday June 15 2012 10 00am to 1 00pm Location Title George Street Playhouse New Brunswick From Schoolyard Bullying and Culture Wars to a Polarized Democracy What Role can Philanthropy Play in Restoring Civility to our Society Event Type Signature Events Audience All Funders Topic Management Leadership Development Read more about 2012 Spring Colloquium A Conversation on the Social Sector 2010 Spring Colloquium A Conversation on the Social Sector Friday June 11 2010 10 30am to 1 00pm Location Title George Street Playhouse New Brunswick Ideas Strategies for Investing in Nonprofits and Communities for Long Term Sustainability Event Type Signature Events Audience All Funders Topic Strategy Collaboration Read more about 2010 Spring Colloquium A Conversation on the Social Sector Pages first previous 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Subscribe to Calendar of Events Learn Programs for Funders Event Calendar Collaboration Toolbox Resources CNJG Foundation Map Topic Family Philanthropy 14

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  • Funders Briefing: Improving Financial Literacy for High School Students | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    School Students When Monday November 2 2015 10 00am to 11 30am iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Where The Nicholson Foundation 60 Park Place 19th floor Newark NJ Get Directions 0 00 Add to Calendar Billions of dollars are poured annually into U S communities by foundations banks and financial service companies to improve financial literacy among young people coming mostly from philanthropic efforts Despite all the efforts being made by so many people and companies there is data suggesting much of the effort to date may not be not making a lasting impact The Nicholson Foundation has been working with DoughMain Education Foundation to bring to classrooms a new and engaging instructional program that successfully improves the financial literacy skills of high school students Join us t o learn more about this program This event is free for CNJG Members and Non Member Grantmakers Refreshments will be provided The DoughMain Education Foundation DMEF a 501 c 3 non profit corporation was developed as a response to the financial meltdown of 2008 and the poor state of financial literacy in the country Thirty five of the 50 states in the U S have acknowledged their failure in educating students on financial skills and have since instituted some form of financial literacy standards The goal at DMEF is to provide schools and teachers with a turn key teaching program that is fun and engaging for kids and is highly effective at improving their financial literacy skills Over the past two years the DMEF in school financial literacy pilot program has educated more than 1 500 students in New Jersey preparing them for a lifetime of financial responsibility The students reported that after taking the course they developed greater comfort with financial concepts and continued to retain their knowledge after completing the program

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  • Improving Grantmaking with Data | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    among foundations and grantmakers In this session we will look at some best practices and look for methods to streamline the grant application and grant reporting process for both funders and non profits The Foundation Center in order to better meet the needs of the philanthropic sector began an extensive revision of their Philanthropy Classification System PCS in 2012 reexamining both the terms included in the taxonomy and the overall structure The goal was not to create yet another standard but to work towards creating a more broadly adopted standard that more accurately reflects the work of the field and can serve as a more relevant tool for a 21st Century global philanthropy community The Center consulted partner organizations received feedback from the sector to complete the final revisions and released the first version of the PCS in December 2014 Meredith Huffman and Jennifer Pedroni with the assistance of Foundant Technologies performed a review and analysis of commonalities in the grant management process and reporting among funders in the Philadelphia area They will share their findings at this meeting Speakers Meredith Huffman Executive Director of the Genuardi Family Foundation Blue Bell PA a private foundation in the Greater Philadelphia area whose 1 25 million in annual grantmaking furthers the foundation s core values of family community and hard work Jennifer Pedroni CPA Vice President of Administration North Penn Community Health Foundation This foundation was created in 2002 from the sale of the North Penn Hospital to Universal Health Services Jennifer serves on the membership committee of Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia CNJG s sister organization and she is an active board member and past Treasurer of the Grant Managers Network a national membership association of more than 2800 philanthropy professionals Jeannine Corey Director of Grants Information Management Foundation Center on Taxonomy

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  • Grants Management | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    session we will look at some best practices and look for methods to streamline the grant application and grant reporting process for both funders and non profits Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking Grants Management Strategy Collaboration How Can We Help Our Grantees Strengthen Their Capacity for Evaluation There is widespread and growing recognition in the nonprofit sector about the importance of evaluation not only for measuring impact but also for improving programs and better serving communities While grantmakers generally see evaluation as necessary most are not yet investing enough resources in this area Audience All Funders Topic Grants Management Program Evaluation Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2014 Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2014 Data to Drive Decisions is the most comprehensive analysis to date on disaster focused philanthropy Published by Foundation Center and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy the report provides a snapshot of funding for disasters by the largest U S foundations Audience All Funders Topic Grants Management Getting More from Measurement Five Insights for Social Innovators This piece captures five key insights to guide organizations as they develop ongoing Measurement Learning and Evaluation plans to achieve greater social impact Audience Corporate Giving Family Foundation Topic Administration

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