The Community Foundation manages and administers a consortium of donated funds, which can be created with a donor’s input to honor a particular charitable vision — such as supporting local organizations, a particular field of interest, one or several organizations, or other options. Below is a list of the types of funds at the Community Foundation, with links to a full list of the funds in each category:

Community Grantmaking Funds

These funds support local programs, grants and initiatives with the greatest impact across the region.

» View a list of the Community Grantmaking funds at the Community Foundation

Field of Interest Funds

These funds support organizations in a general area of charitable interest.

» View a list of the Field of Interest funds at the Community Foundation

Designated Funds

Grants from these funds are designated for specific projects or organizations.

» View a list of the Designated funds at the Community Foundation

Advised Funds

These funds allow donors to make grant recommendations to the Foundation.

» View a list of the Advised funds at the Community Foundation

Corporate Advised Funds

These funds allow corporate donors to make grant recommendations to the Foundation. 

» View a list of the Corporate Advised funds at the Community Foundation

General Operating Funds

Gifts to General Funds help sustain the Community Foundation’s continuing work of promoting philanthropy in central New Jersey.

» View a list of the Operating funds at the Community Foundation

Scholarship and Special Award Funds

These funds support area students for special instruction or post secondary education, or provide for a special community award.

» View a list of the Scholarship and Special Award funds at the Community Foundation

Nonprofit Funds

These funds enable local 501c3 nonprofit organizations partner with the Community Foundation and benefit from our investment expertise by maintaining a fund with us

» View a list of the Nonprofit funds at the Community Foundation