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  • Community Foundation Week Celebrated November 21, 2017
    The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation joined more than 780 community foundations nationwide to celebrate Community Foundation Week, November 12 to 18. Created in 1989, the week raised awareness about the vital role foundations spearhead developing local collaboration and innovation to address civic and economic challenges. Community Foundation Makes a Difference The NNJCF’s mission is […]
  • Northern NJ Community Foundation: 2017 Accomplishments November 18, 2017
    What can we do together that we cannot do alone? By collaborating with organizations in the region and with community members’ help, the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) achieved several accomplishments this year in our priority areas of the arts, civic engagement, education, the environment, philanthropy, and public health. Foundation Honored The Foundation and […]
  • Northern NJ Community Foundation Awards Grants October 31, 2017
    The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announces the award of $3,000 in grants from donor advised funds to nonprofit organizations. These awards were made from the NNJCF’s Andrea Tilbian Halejian Memorial Fund and The Class of 1964 Ralph Gregg Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Foundation focuses primarily on education, public health, civic engagement, arts, philanthropy, […]
  • Northern NJ Community Foundation to Hold Summer Art Jam July 25, 2017
    Join the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s (NNJCF) ArtsBergen’s Connect the Dots Outdoor Summer Art Jam at Overpeck County Park’s amphitheater in the Ridgefield Park area for a celebration of the arts in Bergen County. The third networking event of the 2017 Connect the Dot series will be held on Wednesday, July 26 on the […]
  • NNJCF’S ArtsBergen Selects Artists for Creative Hackensack’s “Utility ARTBox Project” June 14, 2017
    The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen initiative announces the eight artists selected for Creative Hackensack’s “Utility ARTBox Project”. The artists will paint murals with anti-littering messages on eight utility boxes on Main Street and beyond in Hackensack, New Jersey.  The artists are:  Monica Chavarria of Teaneck, Lawrence Ciarallo from Hoboken, Tai Hwa Goh of […]
  • Northern NJ Community Foundation Collecting Dental Products for Underresourced Residents January 13, 2017
    The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s Community Engagement Program is collecting dental products for Bergen County’s underresourced residents.  During January, the program is partnering with Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (BVMI), a nonprofit based in Hackensack, New Jersey providing healthcare to uninsured residents, to collect and provide dental products to underresourced residents in the county. According […]
  • Spark Connections at Northern NJ Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen Networking Event January 12, 2017
      The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen initiative kicks-off 2017 with a new Connect the Dots networking series.  The first event, Connect, Collaborate & Create, will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Student Union Building, the Rutherford Room, located at 1000 River Road in Teaneck, New Jersey, from 6:00 […]
  • Northern NJ Community Foundation Celebrates Community Foundation Week and Helps Homeless Families November 13, 2016
    The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation joined more than 780 community foundations across the United States from November 12 to 16, 2016 to celebrate Community Foundation Week.  For more than 25 years, the effort created in 1989 by former president George H.W. Bush has raised awareness about the important role these philanthropic organizations are involved […]
  • Northern NJ Community Foundation Collecting Laundry Products for Homeless Families October 12, 2016
    The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s (NNJCF) ArtsBergen initiative is collecting laundry products for homeless families. People attending the organization’s Connect the Dots program on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 are asked to bring laundry detergent and related products that will be distributed to homeless families and children serviced by the nonprofit agency Family Promise of […]
  • Northern NJ Community Foundation to Spotlight Tactical Urbanism at ArtsBergen’s Connect the Dots September 23, 2016
    The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen initiative will spotlight tactical urbanism at the fourth Connect the Dots networking event on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. The program will be held at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Giovatto Library, located at 1000 River Road in Teaneck, New Jersey, from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. ArtsBergen, an initiative of the […]