NJ Spotlight News exists in part thanks to generous foundation support, including our founding funders the Community Foundation of New Jersey, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the William Penn Foundation -- as well as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Fund for New Jersey, the Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, and the Nicholson Foundation.
Major funding for NJ Spotlight News provided by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, New Jersey Education Association, New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group, Orsted, PSEG Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and RWJ Barnabas Health.
Additional support for NJ Spotlight News is made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, PSEG Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, the E.J. Grassmann Trust, the F.M. Kirby Foundation, the Hyde and Watson Foundation, and the Union Foundation.
Major funding provided for Chat Box with David Cruz provided by New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group, New Jersey Education Association, and Fuel Merchants Association of New Jersey. Promotional support provided by InsiderNJ.
Major funding for Reporters Roundtable with David Cruz provided by RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group, and New Jersey Realtors. Promotional support provided by New Jersey Business Magazine.
Established in 1979, the Community Foundation of New Jersey is an alliance of families, businesses and foundations that work together to create lasting differences in people’s lives and communities.
Our mission is to connect donors to organizations, issues and communities important to them over time, and to provide ongoing leadership on issues critical to the health of New Jersey. We have a network of affiliates in Newark, Mercer, Monmouth and Morris Counties, and in South Jersey.
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.
Knight Foundation aims to help sustain democracy by leading journalism to its best possible future in the 21st century. We focus on funding Media Innovation, Journalistic Excellence, Freedom of Expression.
The William Penn Foundation, founded in 1945 by Otto and Phoebe Haas, is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia region through efforts that close the achievement gap for low-income children, ensure a sustainable environment, foster creativity that enhances civic life, and advance philanthropy in the Philadelphia region. In partnership with others, the Foundation works to advance opportunity, ensure sustainability, and enable effective solutions.
Since 1972, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to identify the most pressing health issues facing America, believing that good health and health care are essential to the well-being and stability of our society and the vitality of our families and communities.
The foundation’s work is guided by a fundamental premise: We are stewards of private funds that must be used in the public’s interest.
Together with grantees and collaborators, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation strives to bring about meaningful, lasting change—with the goal of building a Culture of Health that enables all in our diverse society to lead healthier lives, now and for generations to come.
For nearly 40 years, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has nurtured leaders, ideas, and institutions which transcend self-interest and promote a sustainable future. We focus on issues critical to our home state of New Jersey, and organizations that have a direct and meaningful impact here.
We believe that philanthropy includes not only providing resources, but also connecting leaders across sectors, sharing expertise, and promoting collaboration to help build movements for change around important issues.
We fund Arts, Education, Environment and Media initiatives that are innovative and promote collaboration and community-driven decision making.
The mission of Partners for Health is to strengthen health and wellness in the communities of Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Clifton, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Little Falls, Montclair, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell, and West Orange Our vision is to create healthier communities by supporting and advancing good health, wellness education, and disease prevention and treatment.
Through its unique approach to grantmaking, the Partners for Health Foundation develops collaborations among key stakeholders to encourage area residents to live healthier lifestyles and to enhance their ability to do so.
The Fund for New Jersey works to improve the quality of public policy decision-making on the most significant issues affecting the people of New Jersey and our region. Our grant making advances systemic and sustainable solutions through the work of policy, advocacy, analysis, and organizing.
Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information.
EEJF does so through contributions to media institutions and journalism schools nationwide, primarily in areas of investigative reporting, youth education, professional development, and special opportunities.
The mission of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey is to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable, underserved populations in greater Newark and the Jewish Community of MetroWest NJ, elevate the quality of community healthcare, reduce disparities in access, and promote the infusion of compassion and humanism into our healthcare system.
The Foundation seeks to seed new initiatives, identify and expand existing healthcare programs, support appropriate clinical and medical research, promote medical education to positively impact its targeted communities, and engage in partnerships to foster its goals.
The Nicholson Foundation was established by Marion G. and William B. Nicholson. It became active in 2002, in part because of a bequest to the Foundation from their daughter Martha Leigh.
The Nicholson Foundation is dedicated to addressing the complex needs of vulnerable populations in New Jersey’s urban and other underserved communities. We support efforts to improve the quality of health and human service delivery systems. Through partnerships with policymakers, stakeholders, and service providers, we seek to achieve transformative, sustainable systems reform.
The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation
Wyncote Foundation, based in Philadelphia, was founded in 2009 with funds from the Otto and Phoebe Haas Charitable Trusts, at the director of John C. Haas. The Foundation's mission is to support efforts that strengthen and enrich culture, community, and the natural environment.
For nearly 90 years, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has served generations of New Jersey families and businesses. We are committed to providing financial protection and peace of mind through affordable health insurance products and services. We’re helping members be their best by offering our best coverage and services. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is the company trusted by the majority of NJ’s residents.
The New Jersey Education Association is a diverse, democratic organization that works to create an optimal environment for achieving excellence in public school education in New Jersey. NJEA’s mission is to advance and protect the rights, benefits, and interests of members, and to promote an excellent system of public education for all students. NJEA promotes and delivers quality professional development for educators and advances and supports policies that enhance and enrich public education.
NJM Insurance Group is among the Mid-Atlantic’s largest property and casualty insurers. Founded in 1913, NJM's mission is to provide value-based insurance solutions with the highest levels of service, integrity, and financial stewardship. The Company operates in a mutual fashion for the exclusive benefit of its policyholders. In addition to personal auto, homeowners, and renters insurance, NJM offers a range of specialty personal lines insurance coverages including umbrella, motorcycle, ATV, collector car and boat insurance.
The Ørsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted is the developer of Ocean Wind, New Jersey’s first commercial scale offshore wind farm, and operates the Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm. The company has been awarded over 2,900 megawatts of capacity through five projects in the U.S. It is jointly headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and Providence, Rhode Island and employs more than 150 people.
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PSEG) is a diversified energy company with approximately 13,000 employees. Headquartered in Newark, N.J., PSEG's operating subsidiaries are: Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G), PSEG Power and PSEG Long Island. PSEG is a Fortune 500 company and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for 12 consecutive years. The PSEG Foundation, 501(c)(3), is the philanthropic arm of PSEG.
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care system in New Jersey with a service area that covers nine counties and five million residents. The system also ranks among the state’s largest private employers—and has a medical staff that represents 40 percent of New Jersey’s practicing physicians. RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, through their public-private partnership, are jointly developing and operating a world-class academic health system.
B. Thomas Byrne Jr.
Michelle P. Cash
Anne C. Clark
Cheryl Hopper and John Mooney
Kellogg Family Fund
Oliver B. Quinn
Reed Family Fund
Reinhart Family Fund
Turton Family Fund
Vogel/Kitze Family Fund
Ralph R. Widner
Weingart Family Fund
Mr. and Mrs. James Willse