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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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A Conversation for the Social Sector: How to Stop Fostering the Unexceptional

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

This year the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ Spring Colloquium for the Social Sector will explore the notion of being fearless and how a philosophy of calculated risk can drive innovation. Discussing fearlessness and acknowledging failures is no easy task … Continue reading

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Keeping an Eye on the Ball

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

Earlier this month a group of foundation leaders from New Jersey traveled to Washington as part of Foundations on the Hill.  Our message was simple: do no harm to charitable giving and use the philanthropic community as a resource for … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Grows in Newark as Economic Investment Expands

Posted on by Jeremy Johnson, Philanthropic Liaison for the City of Newark

If you want a feel good experience, try walking the streets of New Jersey’s largest city, Newark. You won’t have to go very far before you see evidence that good things are happening. I have the fortunate option of driving, … Continue reading

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