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Bill Wakefield Honored With the 2016 Annual Leslie “Bud” Vivian Award for Community Service

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

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  • Princeton Area Community Foundation Receives National Recognition

    For the third time, the Princeton Area Community Foundation has met the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Randy Royster, Chair of the Community Foundations National Standards Board. “This accreditation is a significant accomplishment that indicates the Princeton Area more »

  • Applications Available for the Thomas George Artists Fund Award

    The Princeton Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for the Thomas George Artists Fund Award. Seniors from The College of New Jersey, Rider University, or Mercer County Community College may apply. The application deadline has been extended to Feb. 24, 2017.

  • Voices from the Community

    We are committed to working to improve the lives of children and adolescents living in poverty. And we’d like to thank the community members who allowed us to tell their stories.  

  • A Gift of Hope for the Gregory School

    A local couple wanted to gift seed money to an educational program. A Trenton school had a dynamic technology teacher who was reaching into her own pocket to buy materials for her class. The Princeton Area Community Foundation was the connection between the two.

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