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Complete Count NJ

New Jersey needs a Fair and Accurate Census 2020. Check out our website, which includes interactive maps to find Hard to Count (HTC) areas near you, resources, news and more! For more resources, please visit the Advocates for Children of New Jersey website to stay up-to-date with state-wide efforts. 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.

First Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the first quarter of 2020 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $910,000 to advance public policies in the areas of immigration, housing, education, public media, and worker rights.  Read the full press release here.

January-March 2020 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our January-March 2020 grantee news update.

The Passing of Candy Ashmun

It is with great sadness that the Trustees and staff of The Fund for New Jersey share the news of the passing of our longtime friend, colleague, Vice Chair, and co-Trustee, Candace McKee Ashmun, who passed away May 22, 2020.  We extend our deepest sympathies to Candy's children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and extended family and to her countless friends and admirers in New Jersey and beyond. Candy will be profoundly missed by all of us at The Fund for New Jersey. For more information, read the full announcement.