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.
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Spring 2019 Grantee News
To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our Spring 2019 grantee news update.
The Fund is Hiring - Office Manager
The Fund for New Jersey is seeking qualified candidates for its Office Manager position. The Office Manager will be responsible for the infrastructure that supports work on a variety of New Jersey’s most significant issues. This position is integral to the success of The Fund for New Jersey. A full position description can be found here. Review of applications will begin May 10 and continue until the position is filled.
First Quarter Grants Awarded
The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the first quarter of 2019 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $855,652 to advance public policies in the areas of immigration, affordable housing, education, and worker rights. Read the full press release here.
The Fund for New Jersey Joins Census 2020 Amicus Brief
The Fund for New Jersey joined 30 foundations and philanthropy-serving organizations nationally in submitting an Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Signatories included national, regional, and state organizations, including private foundations, community foundations, philanthropy serving organizations and a state association of United Ways. Read the full press release here.