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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.

ACTION ALERT - 'Yes' to S-2179
NJ Senate to Vote on New Jersey Charitable Giving Incentive

ACT NOW: Tell Your State Senator to Support S-2179, NJ Charitable Deduction Legislation

The New Jersey Senate will vote on Monday, March 25, 2019, on bipartisan legislation that would allow New Jersey taxpayers to deduct charitable contributions from their state income taxes. New Jersey Senators need to hear from you in support of this important bill.

More Information           Find Your Senator           Email Your Senator

2019 Annual Survey Trends and Outlook Report The State of New Jersey's Non-Profit Community
Out Now!

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 planning efforts and your communications with funders, policy makers and the media.

The survey results presented in the 2019 Trends and Outlook Report strengthen and shape the Center's advocacy and programmatic priorities, and will be shared broadly with the non-profit community, funders, government and business leaders, media and the public. These findings can also help you in your own planning and advocacy efforts.

Full Report      Webinar Overview     ROI's Press Coverage  

Our Recent Blog Post

Front and Center: Trends for New Jersey Non-Profits to Watch in 2019

"With uncertainty now the norm on many levels, another wild roller coaster ride is in the offing, so buckle up." read more

2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference

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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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Check out our recent webinar (it's only 30-minutes) reviewing the benefits of membership with the Center for Non-Profits.


Celebrate Non-Profits!

How is YOUR life better because of a non-profit?

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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