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Third Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the third quarter of 2018 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $280,000 to advance public policies in the areas of education and lead poisoning prevention. Read the full press release here.

March-June 2018 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our March-June 2018 grantee news update.

The Fund is Hiring! - Leonard Lieberman Philanthropy Fellowship – Program Associate

The Fund for New Jersey is pleased to announce that it is seeking qualified candidates for its Leonard Lieberman Philanthropy Fellowship. This two-year fellowship position is named in honor of New Jersey public policy leader Leonard Lieberman, who served The Fund with distinction from 1987 to 2015 and led the Board as Chair from 1997 to 2008. Learn more about Len’s extraordinary contributions here. We encourage aspiring leaders in public policy to apply for this two-year fellowship position, beginning October 2018. The Lieberman Fellow/Program Associate will learn about all aspects of the work of a private foundation and will work to address many of New Jersey’s most significant policy issues. A full position description can be found here. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

New Jersey needs a Fair and Accurate Census 2020. Check out our new website, which includes interactive maps to find Hard to Count (HTC) areas near you, resources, news and more! 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.

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

Second Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the second quarter of 2018 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $800,000 to advance public policies in the areas of climate change and clean energy, water quality, criminal justice reform and social justice, and transportation. Read the full press release here.

January/February 2018 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our January/February 2018 grantee news update.

"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.

November/December 2017 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our November/December 2017 grantee news update

Fourth Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the fourth quarter of 2017 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $577,500 to advance public policies in the areas of public media, anti-poverty, civil rights & criminal justice, education, HIV/AIDS prevention and non-profit advocacy. Read the full press release here.

September/October 2017 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our September/October 2017 grantee news update

Third Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the third quarter of 2017 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $167,000 to advance public policies in the areas of public education, environmental sustainability, healthcare, workers’ rights, tax reform, and gun violence prevention. Read the full press release here.

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