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  • Shawn and Robbie Ellsworth: Philanthropy is a Family Collaboration

    For Shawn and Robbie Ellsworth, philanthropy has always been about collaboration. For years, three generations– the couple, their children and Robbie’s mother — held family meetings to discuss their charitable giving through the family foundation named after Robbie’s mother, Martha L.A. Norris. Now that they have rolled that private foundation more »

  • NJM Insurance Group Awards Grant to the Princeton Area Community Foundation

    The Princeton Area Community Foundation has been awarded a $150,000 grant from NJM Insurance Group. The 5-year grant will be paid in annual installments of $30,000, and will help fund the Community Foundation’s new, All Kids Thrive initiative. “We are grateful for this tremendous support from NJM, which has been more »

  • Ten Tips for Donors When Visiting a Nonprofit

    Nonprofits often allow donors to visit their organizations because these site visits let funders get a feel for the work, meet staff members and occasionally hear from the people served by the agencies. The Princeton Area Community Foundation recently held a seminar with a panel of professional grantmakers: Jeffrey M. more »

  • Four Facts from Thriving Women, Thriving Communities: Getting it Right from the Start

    At our Fund for Women and Girls’ annual luncheon and panel discussion we heard about improving the lives of young children and their caregivers. Here are a four facts we learned from our panelists: Negative experiences in childhood can affect long-term health development; learn more by reading about the work more »

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