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Thanks For Helping Make Our Forum For Action A Success

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

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2015-2016 Annual Report

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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 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 »

  • Five Principles For Success When Working With Skilled Volunteers

    In this morning’s seminar, Amy Klein of VolunteerConnect shared tips to help nonprofits benefit from skilled volunteers. Among those suggestions were five guiding principles for successful pro bono engagement and management: Be prepared to invest time Act like a paying client Foster internal team communications Create space for skilled volunteers to more »

  • Thriving Women, Thriving Communities: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Early Investment in Our Children

    The Princeton Area Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls will hold a lunchtime panel discussion to address ways in which early investments in children can improve the lives of families. “Thriving Women, Thriving Communities: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Early Investment in Our Children” will be held from more »

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