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Uninsurance Drops 46 Percent Among Nonelderly Adults in N.J.

New data from the Health Reform Monitoring Survey suggests there has been an estimated gain in insurance coverage by more than 520,000 people.

How did the ACA influence enrollment?
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Professors for the Nursing Profession

With support from RWJF’s New Jersey Nursing Initiative, more Garden State nurses attained the high-level academic degrees that qualify them to teach at the college level. As new faculty they will help to meet the educational needs of New Jersey’s nursing workforce.

Learn about the new graduates
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RWJF Grants Open Nursing Training to New Diverse Workforce in N.J.

On July 1, 2014, RWJF funded five grantees to expand educational opportunities for front line health care workers interested in New Paths to Professional Nursing. Paraprofessionals from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds will prepare to enter nursing baccalaureate programs.

Read the list of grantees
New Jersey Health Outcomes News Conference With Jim Marks

County Health Rankings Show Hunterdon Is Healthiest in N.J.

Annual rankings show where Garden State counties do well and opportunities to improve their Culture of Health in factors such as access to healthy foods, physical inactivity, employment, and high school graduation rates.

Read the story

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

Creating a Safe Place to Play

Creating a Safe Place to Play

In Camden, N.J., several organizations and volunteers work together to make Northgate Park a place that is safe for kids to play. See them in action.

Creating a Safe Place to Play

In Camden, N.J., several organizations and volunteers work together to make Northgate Park a place that is safe for kids to play. See them in action.

Featured Blog Post

Special Olympics Holds Lessons, and Inspiration, for All of Us

“The other day I cheered myself hoarse during a swim relay for a team from Maryland that put their all into the race. ...” Catherine Arnst describes her experience and shares the inspirational stories related by some of the 110 RWJF staff members who volunteered at the national games held in New Jersey this summer.

See their personal photos and read Cathy's blog post