Category Archives: Philanthropy

Jersey Give Back Guide Returns to Simplify Year-end Giving to New Jersey Nonprofits

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

We are excited today to debut this year’s Jersey Give Back Guide, an online giving tool designed to showcase and support some of New Jersey’s most effective and respected nonprofits. Using the Jersey Give Back Guide’s online “Generosity Generator,” you can choose … Continue reading

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Philanthropy’s Role in Sandy Recovery Must Continue

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

On the anniversary of Super Storm Sandy last month, the Foundation Center released a report that was jointly commissioned by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and my colleagues at Philanthropy New York. Giving in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy … Continue reading

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CNJG Forum Explores Foundation Investment Strategies to Protect the Nest Egg

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

DEFINITION of “Nest Egg:”  “A substantial sum of money that has been saved or invested for a specific purpose. A nest egg is generally earmarked for longer-term objectives … . “Nest egg” has been used to refer to savings since … Continue reading

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What’s on Nina Stack’s Desk This Summer?

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

Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer You’ll wish that summer could always be here When that Nat King Cole song was a hit it was hard to image there would ever be a time that we would … Continue reading

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Making sense of new data funders need to know

Posted on by Michael Bzdak, Johnson & Johnson

The last few weeks witnessed a dramatic deluge of new reports full of interesting data as well as some important discussions around the use of data. As funders, we should all be using data to drive our decision-making but, as … Continue reading

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