Almost everything we know about our population and our communities comes from information collected during the decennial census and its related surveys. When New Jersey residents are not counted, the state loses funding and influence. Read the full policy paper.
Updated: Toward a Fair and Accurate Census 2020
New Report Details Action Plan to Eliminate Childhood Lead Poisoning In New Jersey
"The Fund for New Jersey is Proud to be a philanthropic partner in this collaboration to end childhood lead poisoning in New Jersey over the next 10 years. The Fund for New Jersey is confident that this goal can and will be achieved. We welcome other grantmakers, government partners, businesses, and community based organizations to work together to once and for all end childhood lead poisoning in New Jersey," said Kiki Jamison, President of The Fund for New Jersey. Read the full press release here.
First Quarter Grants Awarded
The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the first quarter of 2018 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $756,000 to advance public policies in the areas of immigration, affordable housing, education, and anti-poverty. Read the full press release here.
2017 Grants in Review
In 2017, The Fund for New Jersey granted almost $2.4 million in funding to improve the quality of public policy decision making in the areas of education, housing, civil rights & criminal justice, and more. Read the full report here.