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September Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our September 2022 grantee news update.

Remembering Governor James Florio

The Trustees and staff of The Fund for New Jersey honor the legacy and mourn the loss of our longtime Trustee Governor James Florio, who died September 25, 2022. We extend our deepest condolences to Governor Florio’s wife Lucinda, his family, and his friends. Gov. Florio will be profoundly missed by all of us at The Fund for New Jersey. For more information, read the full announcement here.

Third Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the third quarter of 2022, it has awarded grants in the total amount of $515,000 to advance public policies in the areas of lead poisoning prevention, public education, and anti-poverty. Read the full press release here.

The Fund is Hiring a Program Associate

We encourage aspiring leaders in public policy to apply for this two-year fellowship position, 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. View the full job description and application instructions here.

June - July 2022 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our June - July 2022 grantee news update.

Second Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the second quarter of 2022, it has awarded grants in the total amount of $920,000 to advance public policies in the areas of democracy, racial justice, climate change and the environment. Read the full press release here.

Key Findings of The Fund's Grantee Perception Report

The Fund shares the key findings from the Grantee Perception Report prepared by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), based on a confidential, candid survey of The Fund’s grantee partners in 2021. The responses are compared to those of grantees of other funders; the 2021 responses are also compared to the responses from our grantees surveyed by CEP in 2011. 

May 2022 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our May 2022 grantee news update.

April 2022 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our April 2022 grantee news update.

First Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the first quarter of 2022, it has awarded grants in the total amount of $905,000 to advance public policies in the areas of immigration, housing, education, and public media. Read the full press release here.

Imagine More series concludes

This series brought together one of the largest and most diverse lineups of New Jersey organizations and voices from across the ideological spectrum to develop an action plan for racial justice and reparations. Participants include national thought leaders, philanthropic and community-based organizations, policy advocates, jurists, and local activists who have been directly impacted by injustice.  View materials and recordings from the series here

February - March 2022 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our February - March 2022 grantee news update.

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