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Princeton Area Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls Awards $132,500 in Grants

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  • Investing in Women and Children Equals Investing in Communities

    “Investing in women and children equals investing in communities,” Jacqueline Jones, the President & CEO of the Foundation for Child Development, told a group of almost 200 guests who gathered at our Fund for Women and Girls luncheon on May 5. At the event, Thriving Women, Thriving Communities: Breaking the more »

  • Advocacy Rules for Nonprofits

    This morning, Linda Czipo, President & CEO of the Center for Non-Profits, and Sherise D. Ritter, CPA, CGFM, CGMA, PSA, a Managing Director of The Mercadien Group, spoke about nonprofits and advocacy as part of our continuing education series for nonprofits. The seminar, Advocacy: What Nonprofits Can and Can’t Do, more »

  • Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards $545,000 to Local Nonprofits

    The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded $545,000 in Greater Mercer Grants to 20 nonprofits that provide vital services in our region. The Greater Mercer Grants program awards grants to nonprofits that work with low-income residents and communities. In this grant cycle about 75% of the nonprofits run programs that benefit more »

  • 2017 Scholarships Announced

    The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $69,000 in scholarships to students for the 2017-18 school year. Of that amount, $16,550 was awarded to four high schools seniors who will begin college this fall. The Community Foundation also renewed $53,260 worth of scholarships for 17 college students who excelled in more »

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