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Hunterdon County Is Healthiest in New Jersey, Cumberland County Is Least Healthy, According to New Rankings

March 26, 2014

The County Health Rankings show where Garden State counties do well, and suggest opportunities for improvement.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Featured Blog Post

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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