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Lead New Jersey Receives $225,000 Grant from RWJF

December 13, 2013

The grant will provide funding for program participants from the nonprofit and government sectors, and expand Lead New Jersey programs related to building a culture of health in New Jersey.


RWJF Grants $1.9 Million To Address NJ Doctor Shortage

November 20, 2013

New program explores reorganization of staff roles in doctors' offices to improve patient outcomes without increasing costs.


Program Gives Unemployed Veterans a New Mission: Helping New Jersey Residents Get Health Insurance

November 11, 2013

A team of unemployed veterans will help state residents get health insurance coverage. Funding is provided by $1.8M grant from RWJF's New Jersey Health Initiatives.


NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and RWJF to Announce Grant Benefiting Youth Agencies Affected by Superstorm Sandy

November 1, 2013

RWJF will grant $1.5 million to be distributed by the Host Committee’s Snowflake Youth Foundation. The effort focuses on revitalizing and rebuilding venues for young people to be active and healthy.

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A Commitment to Our Home State

RWJF is the largest private philanthropy in New Jersey. Since our founding in 1972, we've awarded more than $1.5 billion in grants in the Garden State.

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New Jersey Grantmaking

By the Numbers

  • RWJF funds $135 million in projects statewide in 109 active grants.
  • From 2002 to 2011, RWJF invested $433 million in New Jersey, about 10 percent of our grantmaking.
  • 80 percent of RWJF's 250 employees live in New Jersey.

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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 United States devoted to the public's health.

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Featured Story

Pioneer in Camden

One doctor in Camden, N.J., found a better, cheaper way to treat the sickest patients.  

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On a Roll

A New Brunswick bike exchange is transforming the community.

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Featured Video

Renovating Northgate Park

The New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids helped to revitalize a neighborhood park in Camden, N.J.  

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