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Information on philanthropy, nonprofits, & the work of your Community Foundation.

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Grantee Spotlight Stories

Learn more about recent recipients of Greater Mercer Grants in these new features.

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... and learn more about the future work of the Fund for Women and Girls.

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Nonprofits: Participate in the Path to Impact Project

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What is the Community Foundation?

We promote philanthropy and help generous people to give effectively.

We support local nonprofits with grants, advocacy, and professional guidance.

We are a nearly $100 million and growing investment in the future of central New Jersey. Learn more and join us

  • Succession Becomes an Exciting Future

    The literature on nonprofit CEO change is full of stories about boards exhausted by the search. They consider their work done when a new person is named to succeed a long-serving chief executive.

  • Celebrating 20 Years With 300 Friends

    On November 6, 300 friends gathered to celebrate our President, Nancy Kieling, and her 20 years of service to our community.  Nancy’s accomplishments were saluted by current and former trustees, donors, and leaders from our region’s nonprofits. These photos provide a glimpse into a happy evening.

  • President’s Blog: Transition and Succession – New CEO Appointed

    In October, the Community Foundation’s board of trustees unanimously chose Jeffrey Vega to be our next president and CEO. Mr. Vega, who currently serves as president of New Brunswick Tomorrow, will succeed me in early January after I retire at year-end.

  • Thank you, Nancy

    Our video tribute to Princeton Area Community Foundation President Nancy Kieling celebrates her 20 years of incredible leadership. It features members of the Community Foundation family as they look back on Nancy’s impact on the greater Princeton area. Click here to view photos from the event!

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