Taking on climate change is a daunting challenge for any institution, let alone a small place-based foundation in a state with no coal-fired power plants.
So when I learned that the focus of the Council on Foundations’ annual conference was climate change, I was delighted.
The Westfield Foundation, celebrating 40 years of giving as a grantmaking public charity, distributed almost $36,000 in grants to four organizations in the 2Q of 2016, and elected three new Trustees.Topic Grantmaking
The Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) recently awarded grants totaling in excess of $265,000 to 18 local nonprofit service providers.Topic Grantmaking Funding Area Arts/Culture/HumanitiesEducationalSeniors/Aging
The Provident Bank Foundation (PBF) has announced that it has awarded $25,000 to a number of projects and programs across Hudson County as part of their 2016 Major Grants initiative.Topic Grantmaking
The Community Health Collaborative, will be coordinated by the Trenton Health Team and will look to educate parents and promote physical activity and healthy food choices for grade school children.Topic Grantmaking
Helping to reveal new pathways in biomedical science and advance human health, the Rita Allen Foundation has announced their 2016 class of Rita Allen Foundation Scholars. The seven scientists will receive an annual grant for up to five years to pursue their research.
Philanthropy WV is working with numerous groups to connect to credible and statewide giving and volunteering opportunities for recovery efforts.Funding Area Disaster Response/Relief
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $890,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their June 2016 quarterly Board meeting.Topic Grantmaking
The Council of New Jersey Grantmakers 2nd biennial Investment Forum for Foundations and Endowments, set for Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at The Palace in Somerset, will feature presentations by leading investment professionals at the only conference in New Jersey focused on foundation and charity endowment stewardship.
The Trustees of The Fund for New Jersey awarded $890,000 in grants to non-profit organizations at their June 2016 quarterly Board meeting. Grants were awarded to 16 organizations in the areas of climate change and clean air, water quality, transportation, and criminal justice reform and social justice.Topic Grantmaking