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Call for Proposals: Building Culture of Health in New Jersey

Move your community to action. Apply to be part of a four-year initiative to create healthier living in New Jersey. See eligibility and other criteria.

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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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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.

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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

Long-term Mental Health Effects of Hurricane Sandy

Long-term Mental Health Effects of Hurricane Sandy

Long-term Mental Health Effects of Hurricane Sandy

Long-term Mental Health Effects of Hurricane Sandy

Long after the winds and water have receded, New Jersey residents continue to cope with the devastating mental health effects left by Hurricane Sandy. RWJF explores system approaches to offering care.

Long after the winds and water have receded, New Jersey residents continue to cope with the devastating mental health effects left by Hurricane Sandy. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) brought together government and business leaders, elected officials, health care professionals, and members of the community to address best ways to provide care.

Long-term Mental Health Effects of Hurricane Sandy

Long after the winds and water have receded, New Jersey residents continue to cope with the devastating mental health effects left by Hurricane Sandy. RWJF explores system approaches to offering care.

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Hospitals Must Recruit Nurses to Their Leadership Boards

As health care evolves and hospitals stretch beyond their own walls, nurses are leading the programs that bring health care into communities. Nurses should be on the board of every hospital, argues New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute president David Knowlton.

Read the call to action to get nurses on every hospital board