Category Archives: Philanthropy

2015 New Jersey Non-Profit Survey Report: Signs of Encouragement and Concern

Posted on by Linda M. Czipo, Executive Director, Center for Non-Profits

The Center for Non-Profits has been conducting annual trend surveys of New Jersey’s non-profit community for the past 14 years. This survey is a central part of our ongoing work to track and report on the issues affecting New Jersey’s … Continue reading

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New Thinking about Networks Makes the Field Better, Stronger, More Effective

Posted on by Dave Biemesderfer, Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

  The giving sector deserves credit for many things, but efficiency is not always one of them. For as long as there have been foundations investing in worthy causes, there have also been critics rightfully pointing out the duplicative, even … Continue reading

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A Social Sector Game Changer

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

  Those of us tuned into the national trends and policies affecting the social sector learned last month of a small but seismic change coming out of the federal Office of Management and Budget. In the closing days of 2014, … Continue reading

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Putting Community Information Needs and Civic Participation at the Heart of Disaster Recovery

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar

Seaside Heights NJ devastation after Hurricane Sandy | AP Photo Julio Cortez There is nothing quite like a major natural disaster to reveal huge gaps in a community’s information needs and infrastructure. When Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey in late … Continue reading

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Council of NJ Grantmakers: Building Blocks and the Promise of 2015

Posted on by Theresa Jacks, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

It’s Jan. 1 and I am thinking about 2015, as many of us are. Thinking about plans, what must be accomplished, what new projects and ideas we’ll explore, and so on. But I realize the building blocks for our 2015 … Continue reading

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