Grotta Fund for Senior Care

Our fund aims to improve the lives of older adults living in Essex, Union, Morris, Sussex and eastern Somerset counties in NJ. We support programs that address challenging issues of seniors today, including social isolation and food insecurity as well as programs and initiatives that help seniors age in place in their homes and communities.

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Recap: NJ Food & Environment Funders Gathering

On November 10th, CFF partnered with the Environmental Affinity Group of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers to host a gathering of NJ-based funders interested in food and the environment. 20 funders participated in the meeting. Read a recap and view the presentations here.

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NJ Food & Environment Funders Gathering, 11/10

Community Food Funders and the Environmental Grantmakers Affinity Group of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers are collaborating to host a meeting for NJ funders interested in food system change. Food touches everything. How we grow, harvest, process, package, transport, market, consume, and dispose of our food has far reaching impacts on the health and well-being of individuals, communities, and the environment.

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Recap: Newark Urban Ag Tour

On July 30th, The Urban Agriculture Working Group of CFF partnered with the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers to host a day-long tour of urban agriculture sites in Newark, NJ. 25 funders participated in the bus tour visiting Newark gardens and farms and hearing from presenters.

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Newark Urban Agriculture Tour, 7/30

Join us in Newark to tour the gardens and farms at Greater Newark Conservancy and Ironbound Community Corporation.

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Funder Affinity Groups

As a network of funders ourselves, Community Food Funders appreciates the value that affinity groups bring to philanthropy.  On this page we highlight some of the most common groups and networks that our members belong to.  Please contact us to add more groups to this list.

 

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The Claneil Foundation

The Claneil Foundation works to create healthy communities by supporting nonprofit organizations making an impact in the areas of hunger and nutrition/food system, health and human services, education, and the environment

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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

As part of its strategy to promote Environmental Stewardship in the Tri-State Area, DDCF makes grants to support a sustainable agriculture system in the Tri-State area that benefits people and wildlife. Grants support a local, sustainable food system in the New York City “foodshed” (i.e., areas such as the Hudson River Valley and northern New Jersey).

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