Are you a young professional who wants to make a difference in your community?

Consider joining our NextGen Giving Circle.

NextGen Giving Circle grant applications for 2024 are closed.

Read the grant guidelines.

Important Dates for 2024

Friday, March 29 2024 Grant Application Opens
Thursday, April 4 Virtual Grant Info Session (10:00am – 11:00am).
Friday, May 17 Request due at 12:00pm
Friday, August 16 Final Awards and declines announced

A Giving Circle is a form of participatory philanthropy where individuals pool their donations and collectively decide which charities will be awarded grants.

Anyone is welcome to join the NextGen Giving Circle, but most members are in the 20- to 40-year-old age range.

When you join, you’ll learn about philanthropy and the nonprofits doing great work in our region. You will have the chance to go on site visits to local nonprofits, and annually, with your fellow members, you will determine which organizations and projects to fund through a Community Foundation staff-led grantmaking process.

Established in 2017, the Giving Circle made its most recent round of grants in 2023, awarding a total of $27,500 in grants to three local nonprofits that focus support on young people.

Make an annual gift or contribute monthly with a recurring gift. Founder Jeremy Perlman believes the subscription model for philanthropy is a natural fit for his generation, because young people are accustomed to subscribing to services, such as Netflix and Spotify.

To learn more or become a member, contact the Princeton Area Community Foundation:

Michael Nuno, Vice President, Philanthropic Services at 609-219-1800 ext. 130.

For more information or support, please contact:

Michael Nuno
Vice President, Philanthropic Services
Email Michael Nuno