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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:

  • Saves non-profits time and money.
  • Provides timely resources and training.
  • Promotes and protects the non-profit community.

Webinar Special Web Briefing
The State of New Jersey's Non-Profit Community: 2019 Trends and Outlook Report
FREE - Members of the press welcome

When: Monday, February 25, 2019 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM ET
Presenter: Linda M. Czipo, President & CEO, Center for Non-Profits
Location: Center hosted webinar
Cost: Free

Join us for a briefing on the state of New Jersey’s non-profit community, featuring the release of the Center’s annual survey report, New Jersey Non-Profits 2019: Trends and Outlook. The survey tracks prior year funding and expenses, non-profits' outlook for the coming year and actions taken by non-profits to address trends.

Gain new insights about how non-profits are faring and the implications of these trends on the ability of organizations to provide needed programs and services. This information can aid in your non-profit’s planning efforts and your communications with funders, policy makers and the media. There will be time for Q&A following the presentation.

Support for the 2019 New Jersey non-profit survey was provided by SobelCo and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. The full report, New Jersey Non-Profits 2019: Trends and Outlook, will be available on the Center’s website at the conclusion of the web briefing on February 25, 2019.

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Office Administrator Opening - part-time
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Want to be our new, part-time Office Administrator?

The Center has an immediate opening for a part-time office administrator in our friendly, active office in Mercerville.

The ideal candidate should be a well-organized, tech-savvy, energetic self-starter with a professional phone manner, excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and strong attention to detail.

Pay is $17-19/hour depending on qualifications/experience, for approximately 18-20 hours per week. Schedule can be arranged flexibly within the Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. time frame.

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Many changes affecting New Jersey non-profits have recently passed or are in the works in Trenton or Washington, DC. Check out our current public policy tracker or select any specific issue listed below.
Nationwide New Jersey
Nonprofit Nonpartisanship Pay Equity and Earned Sick Leave
New Taxes Loom for Non-Profits Health Insurance Individual Mandate
Universal Charitable Deduction Legislation Introduced SALT Workaround
2020 Census   NJ Mandatory Online Charities Registration Portal

How will tax reform affect charitable giving?

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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!

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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