EIN 22-2281783

Community Foundation of New Jersey

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Community Foundation of New Jersey connects donors to organizations and issues important to them over time, provides leadership and support to achieve lasting philanthropy, and has been a trusted partner since 1979. It sponsors special projects each year to address urgent or region-specific needs and continues to build on its work with a legal fellow who represents unaccompanied immigrant children and trains pro bono.
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Program areas at Community Foundation of New Jersey

Since 1979, the Community Foundation of New Jersey (cfnj) has been a trusted partner in the state working with hundreds of families, businesses, and foundations to turn private resources into charitable funds that benefit causes and communities. From creative projects that tackle critical societal or policy issues to scholarship funds, corporate philanthropy, legacy funds and donor advised funds, the Community Foundation manages nearly every kind of giving vehicle and tailors solutions to meet critical needs. Cfnj made 8,000 individual grants in 2022 totaling $100 million. Cfnj currently stewards more than $830 million in charitable assets, making grants to nonprofit organizations in line with the advice of active fundholders or philanthropic goals of those who leave bequests.
Other program service expenses including salaries, employee benefits and various other expenses to carry out the Foundation's mission and programs.
The Community Foundation of New Jersey (cfnj) sponsors several special projects each year, often initiated to address an urgent or region-specific need. Additionally, cfnj continues to build on the work of a legal fellow who represents unaccompanied immigrant children and trains pro bono counsel in impossibly complex (and often adversarial) juvenile status proceedings. Cfnj is also now part of a broader funder collaborative of local and national funders that underwrites a consortium of legal and immigrants' rights advocates working to stabilize the status of immigrant children and their families in New Jersey.

Grants made by Community Foundation of New Jersey

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Understood for AllUnrestricted Grant To Support Organization's Exempt Purpose$71,127,000
National Winter Activity Center Winter4kids (NWAC)Unrestricted Grant To Support Organization's Exempt Purpose$3,539,122
World Central KitchenUnrestricted Grant To Support Organization's Exempt Purpose$2,534,950
...and 940 more grants made totalling $138,462,096

Who funds Community Foundation of New Jersey

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
National Philanthropic TrustPublic, Societal Benefit$24,530,074
J.C. Kellogg FoundationDonor Advised Fund$3,808,916
The Ruth Gottscho Kidney FoundationTo Enhance and Support the Lives of People - Especially Children - With Kidney Disorders.$2,935,592
...and 154 more grants received totalling $54,861,231

Personnel at Community Foundation of New Jersey

Faith KruegerChief Operating Officer , Assistant Secretary$164,077
Carolyn LangeChief Financial Officer , Assistant Treasurer$273,052
Susan SoldivieriChief Financial Officer , Board Assistant Treasurer$107,424
Aaron Y TurnerChief Philanthropic Officer$131,458
Margarethe LaurenziChief Philanthropic Officer , Assistant Secretary / Chief Philanthropic Officer , Board Assistant Sect. / Chief Philanthropic Officer , Board A / Director of Leadership Grantmaking and Engagement / Director Donor Engagement$148,112
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for Community Foundation of New Jersey

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$129,654,223
Program services$3,847,168
Investment income and dividends$17,164,611
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,565,793
Net income from fundraising events$-11,969
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$56,080
Total revenues$153,275,906

Form 990s for Community Foundation of New Jersey

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-10-18990View PDF
2021-122022-11-09990View PDF
2020-122021-10-26990View PDF
2019-122021-04-05990View PDF
2018-122020-01-30990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s
Data update history
November 27, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
November 27, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 13 new grant, including a grant for $636,072 from American Endowment Foundation
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 123 new grant, including a grant for $3,808,916 from J.C. Kellogg Foundation
July 30, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Community improvement
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsFundraising races, competitions, and tournamentsTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 338 - 35 Knox Hill Rd
Morristown, NJ 07960
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
Morris County, NJ
Website URL
(973) 267-5533
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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