New Jersey needs a Fair and Accurate Census 2020. Check out our new website, which includes interactive maps to find Hard to Count (HTC) areas near you, resources, news and more! Almost everything we know about our population and our communities comes from information collected during the decennial census and its related surveys. When New Jersey residents are not counted, the state loses funding and influence. Read the full policy paper.
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Spring 2019 Grantee News
To learn more about recent efforts by The Fund's grantees, read our Spring 2019 grantee news update.
Second Quarter Grants Awarded
The Fund for New Jersey is proud to announce that for the second quarter of 2019 it has awarded grants in the total amount of $1,335,000 to advance public policies in the areas of climate change and clean energy, environmental protection, criminal justice reform and social justice, and transportation. Read the full press release here.
Census 2020: Next Steps After June 27th U.S. Supreme Court Decision
On June 27, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the proposed citizenship question cannot, for now, be added to the 2020 Census. (Read the decision.) Given the short timetable, it seems unlikely that the citizenship question could be added. Regardless of the final outcome, we must all stand up for a fair and accurate count of all residents of New Jersey. Read more about what non-profits can do here.