Tag Archives: Philanthropy

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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Q&A with Molly de Aguiar

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This is the third installment of our new series featuring Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff here on the Dodge Blog. We’re going to check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state, … 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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