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The Center for Non-Profits is the only umbrella organization for all New Jersey 501(c)(3)s. Since 1982, the Center has provided advocacy, resources, training and information to strengthen non-profits and help them thrive. Learn more about how the Center:

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  • Promotes and protects the non-profit community.

2014 NJ NON-PROFIT SURVEY RESULTS

2014 NJ Non-Profit Trends and Outlook Report

March 17, 2014 - New Jersey non-profits reported some modest signs of improvement in their circumstances compared with one year ago, but rising demand for services and flat or uncertain funding streams continue to create a cautious outlook for 2014, according to a new report released by the Center for Non-Profits.

Our deep thanks to all who participated in the survey.

Press Release
Full Report


Center Executive Director Named One of 50 NJBIZ’ 2014 “Best 50 Women in Business!”

Linda Czipo has been named by NJBIZ as one of New Jersey’s 2014 "Best 50 Women in Business." For more information see full press release. Congratulations to all the winners!

NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business


AFFORDABLE CARE ACT:
Time-Sensitive Requirements for Non-Profits
Non-profits should become aware of a key notification requirement in the Affordable Care Act, as well as some other upcoming milestones.

For more information:

  • See the “Quick Facts” about the ACA and charitable non-profits
  • The National Council of Nonprofits’ website includes a dedicated page about the ACA and its impact on non-profits.
  • Request a recording of our January 21, 2014 webinar, “Making Sense of the Affordable Care Act.”


THANK YOU for making the conference such a success!
Generations of Impact - Center for Non-Profits 2013 NJ Non-Profit Conference - December 4, 2013 - Jamesburg, NJ

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!
2013 Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award

The Fairleigh Dickinson University Center for Excellence: Leadership, Governance, Philanthropy, in partnership with the Center for Non-Profits, is pleased to announce the winner and finalists of the 2013 Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award. The Emerging Nonprofit Leader Award is designed to promote excellence in the field by recognizing and calling attention to the promise and impact of talented nonprofit leaders. After careful consideration of the impressive credentials and the caliber of the talented individuals that were nominated, the judges decided on one winner and three finalists:

Winner:
Staci Berger, Executive Director, Housing & Community Development Network of NJ

Finalists:
Jorge Cruz, Director of Development and Planning, Jewish Renaissance Foundation
Marie Reger, Executive Director, Eva's Village
Alysia Souder, Executive Director, The Institute of Music for Children

Congratulations to all! Read more about this year's winners


New state employment requirements enacted
A "must-read" alert from our friends at the Pro Bono Partnership about four new state laws that will affect non-profit employers. The new statutes cover protection of employees who information requested as part of discrimination claims; unpaid leave for victims of sexual assault or domestic violence; penalties for failure to respond to NJ Department of Labor requests; and access to private social media accounts of employees and job applicants.
Read the article


Help END the Overhead Myth!
The Center for Non-Profits and the Council of NJ Grantmakers are joining forces to ask you to support a nationwide campaign to help end the overhead myth - the misguided notion that the percentage of expenses spent on administration and overhead should be the sole criterion for judging the merits of a charity.
Learn more and spread the word!

2013 NJ NON-PROFIT SURVEY RESULTS

2013 NJ Non-Profit Trends and Outlook Report

March 25, 2013 - New Jersey non-profits reported some modest signs of improvement in their circumstances compared with one year ago, but rising demand for services and flat or uncertain funding streams continue to create a cautious outlook for 2013, according to a report released by the Center for Non-Profits.

Our deep thanks to all who participated in the survey.

Press Release
Full Report


Report Highlights Solutions, Process for Improving Government/Non-Profit Contracting

Non-profits and governments can reduce their own costs, improve services provided to constituents, and return greater value to taxpayers by creating government-non-profit task forces to develop and implement recommendations to reform contracting practices and procedures. That is the key finding of Partnering for Impact: Government-Nonprofit Contracting Task Forces Produce Results for Taxpayers, a new report of the National Council of Nonprofits.
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Tips for Making Informed Giving Decisions

An overview of some of the factors to consider when considering giving to charity.  Feel free to share with your board members, donors and others.  Read the article


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