Category Archives: Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Creating a Learning Community for New Jersey Corporate Funders

Posted on by Marion O’Neill, PSEG Manager of Corporate Contributions

    More than 50 corporate contributions professionals last month attended the inaugural meeting of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ Corporate Philanthropy Network affinity group. For a first meeting, the gathering exceeded our expectations and reminded me how great it is … Continue reading

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A Playbook for Funders

Posted on by Nina Stack, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

This week, a major new resource for foundations is launching and expected to be one of the most important new tools to serve for the field of philanthropy that has come along in some time. The Disaster Philanthropy Playbook was … Continue reading

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Sandy: Learning for Next Time

Posted on by Nina Stack, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Three years ago may seem like a very long time ago for some; but not for those of us living in the Garden State. The collective consciousness of New Jersey residents remembers Superstorm Sandy like it was yesterday. The days … Continue reading

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Sabbaticals Matter

Posted on by Dodge

Sab-bat-i-cal, as defined by Merriam Webster, “is a period of time during which someone does not work at his or her regular job and is able to rest, travel, do research, etc.” For the two months of August and September, … Continue reading

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5 Ways That Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Has Engaged Philanthropy in New Jersey’s Largest City

Posted on by Tai Cooper and Jeremy Johnson

“When I Become Mayor, We All Become Mayor” When Ras J. Baraka won the mayoral election for New Jersey’s largest city last year, expectations were high. The former South Ward councilman, one-time principal of Central High School and son of … Continue reading

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CNJG Public Policy Fellow: I didn’t know what I didn’t know

Posted on by Stephanie Holcomb, CNJG Public Policy Fellow

  I have had the pleasure over the last eight months to work as the Public Policy Fellow for the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, a nonprofit membership association serving New Jersey’s philanthropic sector. As promised in my job interview, … Continue reading

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What Do You Stand For?

Posted on by Nina Stack, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers President

  Here is an amazing little insight from one of my favorite writers and leaders in the nonprofit sector, Jan Masaoka, CEO of the California Association of Nonprofits, and the founder of Blue Avocado – one of the very best … Continue reading

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