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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.

Spring 2019 Grantee News

To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our Spring 2019 grantee news update.

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.

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.

Fourth Quarter Grants Awarded

The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the fourth quarter of 2018 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $350,000 to advance public policies in the areas of HIV/AIDS prevention, economic justice, and public media. Read the full press release here.

The Passing of Judge John Gibbons

The Trustees and staff of The Fund for New Jersey honor the legacy of our longtime Trustee Judge John Gibbons, who died December 9, 2018. We extend our deepest condolences to Judge Gibbons’ family, including his four daughters, three sons, sister, brother, and their families. He will be missed by all of us at The Fund for New Jersey. For more information, read the full announcement.

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.

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.

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