N.J. Highlights

Uninsurance Drops 38% Among Nonelderly Adults in N.J.

Uninsurance Drops 38% Among Nonelderly Adults in N.J.

New data from the Health Reform Monitoring Survey could suggest that uninsurance in the state is at its lowest level since 1990.

How did the ACA influence enrollment?
"Closing the Gap in Childhood Obesity" Discussed at Newark, N.J., Forum

"Closing the Gap in Childhood Obesity" Discussed at Newark, N.J., Forum

The business community needs to join the fight against childhood obesity, writes RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, in a blog post for the professional social networking site LinkedIn. Many of those business representatives joined Lavizzo-Mourey and other leaders at a forum to discuss just that.

Learn about Lavizzo-Mourey's commentary and watch the webcast
RWJF Grants $1.9 Million to Address New Jersey Doctor Shortage

RWJF Grants $1.9 Million to Address New Jersey Doctor Shortage

A new program explores reorganization of staff roles in doctors' offices to improve patient outcomes, without increasing costs. The Primary Care Workforce Innovations grants will be awarded through RWJF's New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI) program.

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Touchdown! Youth Facilities Repaired With Super Bowl Philanthropy Effort

Touchdown! Youth Facilities Repaired With Super Bowl Philanthropy Effort

RWJF's $1.5 Million grant to the NY/NJ Snowflake Youth Foundation helps repair youth organization facilities damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Learn more and watch our video

The House on Livingston Avenue

Our Roots in New Jersey

Follow our growth from a small community foundation headquartered in a house on Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick to the largest foundation in the U.S. devoted to the public's health. You can also see how RWJF’s grantmaking in New Jersey has become more strategic and collaborative in the last decade.

More on our history

On a Roll in Vineland, N.J.

Now it’s easier and safer for residents of all ages to bike in downtown Vineland, N.J., thanks to the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids, an RWJF statewide program, which helped advocate for two miles of new bike lanes.

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Featured Blog Post

New Jersey Health Initiatives is the "Face of the Foundation" in New Jersey

Robert Atkins, PhD, RN, director of New Jersey Health Initiatives (NJHI), describes the Foundation's vision for the program, and for the state. He also explains the significance of a nurse in the role of director, and highlights the program's major accomplishments.

Read more about Atkins' vision