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  • Newark Urban Agriculture Tour | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    with young adults participating in the re entry workforce training program Meet Drew Curtis Director of Community Development and Environmental Justice at Ironbound tour the gardens and farm and learn about the enormous new AeroFarms vertical gardens now under construction AeroFarms staff and young adults trained by Ironbound and employed at AeroFarms will tell us about their work Enjoy lunch with Dr Hanaa Hamdi Director of the City s Department of Health and Wellness who will describe the City s ambitious food initiatives and share her research and recommendations for Newark Learn from Stephanie Greenwood Program Officer at Victoria Foundation and two local master gardeners about gardening in neighborhoods across Newark This event is free for CNJG Members and Non Member Grantmakers Transportation and lunch will be provided Greater Newark Conservancy s Court Street Urban Farm More about the presenting organizations Greater Newark Conservancy promotes environmental stewardship to improve the quality of life in New Jersey s urban communities We achieve our mission through our inter related program areas Environmental Education Community Greening Urban Agriculture Environmental Justice and Job Training Ironbound Community Corporation s mission is to engage and empower individuals families and groups in realizing their aspirations and together work to create a just vibrant and sustainable community ICC is animated by a core group of values including accountability mutual respect caring commitment to excellence and fairness and transparency Victoria Foundation is a private grantmaking institution which was founded in 1924 by Mr Hendon Chubb in honor of his mother Victoria Eddis Chubb Since the early 1960 s the Foundation s trustees have targeted giving to programs that impact the cycle of poverty in Newark New Jersey In the 1970 s a second priority was initiated to protect the environment throughout the state of New Jersey Within Newark funded

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  • Newark Funders Affinity Group: Newark Development and the Built Environment | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    in Newark including the award winning Hotel Indigo and Rock Plaza Lofts comprising renovated apartments and a restaurant row that includes Dinosaur BBQ Chipotle and Mercato Tomato Pie In addition to the discussion on Newark development the meeting will include report outs from the Education Subcommittee the Early Learning Funders Group the Newark City of Learning Collaborative and the Newark Philanthropic Liaison Cost CNJG Members Free Non Member Eligible Grantmakers 35 Refreshments will be served About the RBH Group Ron Beit founding partner and CEO of RBH Group LLC and President of RBH Management has acquired developed rehabilitated and or operated over 1 million square feet of office retail industrial hotel and residential space in over 30 projects and throughout the United States He is currently managing projects in New York City as well as in Newark NJ Projects include the development of Teachers Village within the SoMa redevelopment project a 15 million square foot mixed use redevelopment in downtown Newark the Four Corners Millennium Project and Makers Village within the Ironbound district The 400 000 square foot mixed use Teachers Village project in downtown Newark involved working with federal state and local leadership and securing over 20 separate board decisions to finance and entitle the project As one component of this process the Teachers Village project received one of the largest residential Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit allocations in the State of New Jersey Teachers Village About the Hanini Group The Hanini Group LLC has become a notable presence in Newark s development scene Over the past 7 years the Hanini Group has completed over 50 million worth of restorations and rehabilitation bringing a New York loft style units to the forefront of Newark s residential market as well as an edgy feel to mixed use environments The firm

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  • Community Improvement/Development | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    looms as a crisis for many communities and is a significant source of water pollution in our state Join us for a conversation on New Jersey s looming stormwater and wastewater infrastructure crisis 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 Building Environmentally Sustainable Communities A Framework for Inclusivity This white paper examines the relationship between encouraging sustainable communities and enhancing access to opportunity for lower income people and people of color Audience All Funders Topic About Philanthropy Diversity Equity and Inclusion 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 News Type News Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards Grants to Mercer County Non Profits Release Date September 14 2015 The Princeton Area Community Foundation announced that it has awarded 539 000 to 20 non profit organizations in Mercer County through its flagship grants program Greater Mercer Grants News Type News Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking I Am Trenton Launches Small Grants Program Release Date August 31 2015 The I Am Trenton Community Foundation has launched their fall Trenton Historic Development Collaborative THDC Small Grants Program News Type News Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking The Fund for New Jersey Awards 855 000 in Grants Release Date June 25 2015 The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded 855 000 in grants to non profit organizations at their June 2015 quarterly Board meeting News Type News Audience All Funders

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  • Community Improvement/Development | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    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 Community Improvement Development Community Improvement Development Princeton Community Foundation Awards Grants Release Date July 15 2014 The Princeton Area Community Foundation the community foundation serving central New Jersey has awarded 475 000 in competitive grants to 19 local nonprofit organizations that build social capital the shared will and networks needed to tackle community problems and provide opportunities to low income individuals and families News Type News Audience All Funders Topic Grantmaking Pages first previous 1 2 3 Subscribe to Community Improvement Development Filter By nbsp Content type Event 14 News 6 Resource 1 Funding Area Community Improvement Development 21 Strong and Thriving Communities 5 Newark Funders 4 Public Social Benefits 4 Environment 3 Housing Shelter 3 Trenton Mercer County 3 Crime Courts Legal 2 Educational 2 Food Agriculture Nutrition 2 Arts Culture Humanities 1 Camden Funders 1 Disaster Response Relief 1 Employment Jobs 1 Health General Rehabilitative 1 Paterson 1 Public Safety Disaster Relief 1 Youth

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  • Family Philanthropy Webinar: Collaborating Across Power Differences | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    of the box solutions for bridging power differences and collaborating more effectively Miki will be joined by Cindy Mercer co founder of the Planet Heritage Foundation who will share her own experiences with collaboration and power differences in philanthropy Special offer Participants are invited to share specific questions and concerns you have faced in your own work by emailing them to jason ncfp org prior to the webinar questions will be confidential unless you wish to be identified Miki and Cindy will be available to provide on the spot consultations for resolving specific issues for a limited number of registrants Featured Speakers Dr Miki Kashtan Lead Collaboration Consultant at the Center for Efficient Collaboration has successfully coached families groups and organizations to overcome seemingly impassable differences Miki draws on over 20 years of experience as a facilitator and consultant working with businesses nonprofits government bodies and community groups In 2004 she created the CEC s collaborative decision making tool Convergent Facilitation and she has a track record of sussing out systemic problems quickly building trust even in highly polarized groups and reaching breakthrough solutions Miki is a co founder of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication the parent organization of the Center for Efficient Collaboration Her background includes a Ph D in Sociology from UC Berkeley and her third book Reweaving Our Human Fabric Working Together to Create a Nonviolent Future explores the tools practices and systems needed for a collaborative society Cindy Mercer is Co Founder and Vice President of the Planet Heritage Foundation As a strategist and philanthropist deeply committed to results driven alliance building Cindy has managed private foundations and served as an advisor and board member to a variety of public and private charities since 1992 She served as an intern to former President Jimmy Carter and has

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  • Family Philanthropy Webinar: Trends in Family Philanthropy: Identity, Leadership, and the Future of Family Philanthropy | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Get on the Map Policy Foundations on the Hill Conversations with the Cabinet PolicyWorks OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers To register for programs you must log in or create an account using the Log In button above You are here Learn Event Calendar Family Philanthropy Webinar Trends in Family Philanthropy Identity Leadership and the Future of Family Philanthropy Family Philanthropy Webinar Trends in Family Philanthropy Identity Leadership and the Future of Family Philanthropy Thursday December 10 2015 12 00pm to 1 30pm Location Title Webinar Join this special conversation with NCFP President Ginny Esposito and leaders from the research team for NCFP s new Trends in Family Philanthropy initiative This event is for CNJG Members only Event Type Webinar Audience Family Foundation This resource is for members only Please log in to access Register a new account E mail Enter your e mail address Password Enter the password that accompanies your e mail Forgot Password Upcoming Events Funder Briefing New Jersey s Childhood Lead Poisoning Crisis May 12 2016 TBD Newark view more Family Philanthropy Webinar Diverse and Dispersed Managing a Far flung Family May 12 2016 Webinar view more 2016 Spring Colloquium A Conversation on

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  • Ready to Get on the Map? A Quick How-to... | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    OMB Uniform Guidance Healthcare Conversion Study News Grant Seekers To register for programs you must log in or create an account using the Log In button above You are here Learn Event Calendar Ready to Get on the Map A Quick How to Ready to Get on the Map A Quick How to When Thursday November 12 2015 2 00pm to 3 00pm iCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Where Webinar Register Here Add to Calendar This monthly webinar series is scheduled to help guide any funders interested in getting on the map We will walk through instructions for sharing all the necessary grants data to make your regional map come to life AGENDA Brief introduction to the Get on the Map campaign Short demo of the Grantmakers of Oregon and SW Washington regional map Instructions for how to electronically report your grants data While this webinar is live it is generally a repeat of information first provided at the August 13 Get On the Map webinar Event Type Webinar Topic Grantmaking Audience All Funders Upcoming Events Funder Briefing New Jersey s Childhood Lead Poisoning Crisis May 12 2016 TBD Newark view more Family Philanthropy Webinar Diverse and Dispersed Managing a Far

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  • Family Philanthropy Webinar: Families Funding Change: How Social Justice Giving Honors Our Roots and Strengthens Communities | Council of New Jersey Grantmakers
    Funding Change report as well as the real life experiences of family members and trustees who have made the transition toward social justice giving Participants will leave with a greater understanding of how social justice can be a unifying framework for giving whatever a family s ideological diversity Special Offer Guest registrations available We are pleased to offer guest registrations for family foundation representatives that are members of our colleagues at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy as well as for other family foundation board and staff members interested in this topic To join us for this event please complete our simple guest registration form You will receive instructions for joining the call approximately two days prior to the event Featured Speakers Ashley Snowdon Blanchard is the vice president of the Hill Snowdon Foundation and associate director of philanthropy at TCC Group where she works with nonprofit organizations and foundations on strategic planning program design and organizational development In addition Ashley is co chair of the board of the Ms Foundation for Women and was the founding co chair of the Council on Foundation s Next Generation Task Force Ashley received a B A from Stanford University and a Masters in Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy from the University of California Berkeley where she concentrated her studies on social welfare policy and nonprofit management Ryan Schlegel is research and policy associate for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy He joined NCRP in 2014 as development assistant to support the organization s relationships with foundations and donors Previously he worked in development at Cultural Tourism DC an organization devoted to celebrating the heritage and culture of the District of Columbia and at his alma mater the University of Maryland in its student affairs division Ryan holds a

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