The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF)

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The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) improves community life through its work in education, public health, civic engagement, the arts, philanthropy, and the environment. Central to its success is fostering collaboration among local governments, school districts, businesses, non-profits, and citizen groups. Our partners are building stronger communities in Northern New Jersey by answering the question, "What can we accomplish together that we cannot alone?"

Recent News

Northern NJ Community Foundation Announces Call for Artists for Creative Hackensack’s “Demarest Place Walkway Mural"

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's (NNJCF) ArtsBergen initiative announces a call for artists for Creative Hackensack's "Demarest Place Walkway Mural" in Hackensack, New Jersey. ArtsBergen, an initiative of the Hackensack-based&…

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Announces Leonia High School Senior Awarded The Class of 1964 Ralph Gregg Memorial Scholarship

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's (NNJCF) charitable fund, The Class of 1964 Ralph Gregg Memorial Scholarship Fund, announces Leonia High School senior Sayid Elmoudni of Edgewater, New Jersey was named the 2018 recipient. …

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Launches Fund Established in Memory of New Jersey Terrorist Victim

The legacy of terrorist victim Darren Drake continues with the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's Darren Drake Memorial Fund. Drake, who died in the terrorist attack in New York City on October 31, 2017, grew up in New Milford,…

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Supports Regional Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit in Madison

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF), a leader in creative placemaking in the region, returns for a third year as a sponsor at The Northeastern Corridor Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit. This year's event,&nb…

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Repurpose Buildings for Arts and Culture at Northern NJ Community Foundation's Connect the Dots

What can a community do with an underused building? Find out at the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) ArtsBergen's Connect the Dots event, Repurposing Buildings for Arts and Culture, on Thursday, May 17. The informative&…

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Connect the Dots at Northern NJ Community Foundation's Brew and Song - February 12, 2018

Join the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) ArtsBergen for the first 2018 Connect the Dots event, Brew and Song, on Monday February 12. The fun kicks off at The Alementary Brewing Co., 58 Voorhis Lane, Hackensack, Ne…

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Community to Come Together Through the Arts in Englewood - Northern New Jersey Community Foundation Awards Grant to Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund for 13th Annual Englewood Idol

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announces the grant award of $1,200 to the Dr. John Grieco Scholarship Fund at the Academies@Englewood for the 13th Annual Englewood Idol talent competition's program. The grant prov…

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Celebrates Community Foundation Week

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) joined more than 780 community foundations across the United States to celebrate Community Foundation Week, November 12 to 18.  Created in 1989, the week raised awareness about the vital role …

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Awards Grants for Armenian Genocide Education and Higher Ed Scholarship

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announces the award of $3,000 in grants from donor advised funds to nonprofit organizations.  The awards were made from the NNJCF's Andrea Tilbian Halejian Memorial Fund and The Class of 1964 …

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Awards Scholarship to Leonia Resident

       The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's Class of 1964 Ralph Gregg Memorial Scholarship Fund announces the award of a $1,000 scholarship to Kyle Russell of Leonia, New Jersey.  The NNJCF, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization bas…

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Grant Remembers Late Wyckoff Resident

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's (NNJCF) Andrea Tilbian Halejian Memorial Fund announces the award of a $2,000 grant to the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU).  The NNJCF, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Englewood…

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Northern NJ Community Foundation Awards Grants for Armenian Genocide Education and Higher Ed Scholarship

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announces the award of $3,000 in grants from donor advised funds to nonprofit organizations. The awards were made from the NNJCF's Andrea Tilbian Halejian Memorial Fund and The Class…

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