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Rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy

RWJF Remains Committed to Recovery Two Years After Hurricane Sandy

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provided $1.5 million to repair damaged youth organizations in addition to a $5 million grant towards statewide recovery.

See what RWJF is doing in NJ communities
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Call for Proposals: Building Culture of Health in N.J.

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.

Learn more and apply today
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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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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

New Jersey Culture of Health Forum

New Jersey Culture of Health Forum

New Jersey Culture of Health Forum

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  1. New Jersey Culture of Health Forum

    Forum convened leaders from a variety of sectors to address how everyone in N.J. and across the country can work together to build a Culture of Health to enable all to lead healthier lives now and for generations to come.
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  2. 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. 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.
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New Jersey Culture of Health Forum

Forum convened leaders from a variety of sectors to address how everyone in N.J., and across the country, can work together to build a Culture of Health to enable all to lead healthier lives now and for generations to come.

Forum convened leaders from a variety of sectors to address how everyone in N.J. and across the country can work together to build a Culture of Health to enable all to lead healthier lives now and for generations to come.

New Jersey Culture of Health Forum

Forum convened leaders from a variety of sectors to address how everyone in N.J., and across the country, can work together to build a Culture of Health to enable all to lead healthier lives now and for generations to come.

Featured Blog Post

2014 Mental Health Challenges of Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath

For the past two years, the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ), along with other local groups, has been on the front lines of the battle to maintain the mental health of Jersey Shore residents and leave the county in a better position to deal with the next disaster.

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