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  • Strategic Philanthropy: A Cornerstone to Community Development

    As the Princeton Area Community Foundation prepares to announce its next round of Greater Mercer Grants, our flagship grant program, it’s important to highlight how active this foundation has been since the beginning of the year.

  • UrbanPromise Trenton: Filling the Void

    When a six-year-old Carl Clark, Jr. discovered there was a place where he could go to find mentorship, love, and support in his native Camden, he was struck by the fact that no matter what was going on at home, “there was always someone there from UrbanPromise Camden to help more »

  • Change the Story, Change the World

    Many thanks to Andy Goodman, Founder and Director of The Goodman Center, who reminds us that stories – and not data – are our most powerful communications tool.

  • Responding to the Earthquake in Nepal

    Every time there is a natural disaster, people all over the world want to help.  It’s a wonderful impulse.  We strive to help our friends give wisely, and if you’re thinking about responding to the earthquake in Nepal, here’s what you need to know. In disaster relief giving, it’s important more »

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