Northern New Jersey Community Foundation

Northern New Jersey Community Foundation

1 University Plaza, Suite 128
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 568-5608

Mary Blanusa
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1998
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1998
Number of sponsored projects: 10

Fiscal sponsorship fee:

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Geographic
  • Minimum budget

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Health/nutrition
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Organizational development
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Tax reporting

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model B, Independent Contractor Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s mission is to improve community life through work in education, public health, the arts, the environment, civic engagement and philanthropy. Central to our success is fostering collaboration among local governments, school districts, businesses, nonprofits and community groups. By promoting collaboration, NNJCF catalyzes the public’s creative power to think, design and accomplish regional goals. Together, we are building stronger communities in Northern New Jersey by answering the question: What can we achieve together that we cannot alone?