New Jersey’s nonprofits are a vital force for advancing a just, thriving, and equitable society. New Jersey Center for Nonprofits, the only statewide network for all charities in the state, is your backbone. For more than 40 years, our network has come together to share knowledge, amplify a collective voice, get expert advice, and advocate for a strong nonprofit community that protects the greater good in the Garden State.

Our Voices - Advocacy & Public Policy
  • The hub for and about NJ nonprofits
  • Advocating for nonprofits in Trenton & DC
  • Raising awareness through public education
  • Documenting trends through surveys & research reports
  • Mobilizing our state’s nonprofits around common goals
The Center recently joined the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers to advocate in Washington, DC. (l-r: Calvin Ledford, PSEG Foundation; Theresa Jacks, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers; Congressman Andy Kim; Linda Czipo, NJ Center for Nonprofits; Jeremy Grunin, Grunin Foundation)
  • High quality management & compliance information
  • Expert phone & email advice – with priority access for members
  • Timely news & articles online & email
  • Affordable professional development trainings & webinars on timely topics
  • Customized training for your specific needs
A group of people are sitting at a long table, each in front of a laptop computer.
Grantseeking workshop, 2019
Networking Hub - Connecting the Dot-Orgs
  • Connecting nonprofits to each other and to government and business
  • The “Don’t Miss!” annual NJ Nonprofits Conference
  • Issue briefings, town halls, and strategic convenings for nonprofits & allies
  • Issue-specific task forces and working groups
NJ Nonprofits Conference (left: Tyneisha Gibbs, Co-Founder, Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective)
Member Central
  • Leveraging nonprofit dollars as the first-stop resource for all your nonprofit needs
  • Cost-saving programs: D&O insurance, unemployment trust, payroll & more
  • High-traffic nonprofit jobs board – free postings for members
  • Discounts on Center events, workshops, & publications for members
  • Member Mondays: informal discussion, peer learning, networking & shared strategy sessions
Susan Merrill O'Connor, Director of Membership & Communications, behind a New Jersey Center for Nonprofits long resource table.
Susan Merrill O'Connor, Director of Membership & Communications
Together, we envision a NJ nonprofit community that is strong, vibrant, valued, and effective.
Together, we engage for equitable communities for a thriving quality of life in our state.

Join us in this vision. Become a MEMBER!