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  • Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

    The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $98,000 in scholarships to 35 high school and college students. The Community Foundation awarded $42,700 to 18 high school students who will begin college this fall, and renewed another $55,850 in scholarships to 17 college students who will return to classes more »

  • Ten Tips for Endowment Campaigns

                    We recently held a panel discussion for nonprofits to learn about successful endowment campaigns, which are built on strong partnerships between key staff and trustees. During the discussion, moderated by Elizabeth B. Wagner, Senior Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer at the Community more »

  • Grantee Partner: National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton, Inc.

    It’s a sunny day in the middle of summer, and a few dozen young people charge across the tennis court at Cadwalader Park in Trenton. Dripping with sweat, they race to the finish line, turn around and pause, waiting for their coach to signal the start of their sprint back. more »

  • 2018 Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund Grant Guidelines Now Available

    The 2018 Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce Community Development Fund Grant guidelines are now available. Proposals for grants from the PRCC Community Development Fund are due to the Princeton Area Community Foundation no later than Sept. 14, 2018. Decisions will be announced at the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s monthly more »

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