Ocean Academy has a knack for the arts!

by: Kelly Fliller Ocean Academy is a small therapeutic school that offers educational services to students that need a more structured, nurturing environment to reach their academic and social [...]


Jeremy is shaping up for the Toms River Regional Schools!

Our fearless leader, Jeremy Grunin, has decided to join forces with Extraordinary Fitness in Toms River to focus on something that is extremely important to the Grunin Foundation – building a [...]


Jeremy reads to the OCYMCA summer campers!

We had the opportunity to visit the Ocean County YMCA Summer Camp this week, which includes a Summer Literacy Program funded by Women United of the United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The [...]


Social media tips for non-profits…from non-profits!

by: Kelly Fliller The world of social media is ever-changing and can be overwhelming at times, but it is an important part of your marketing strategy and can even be fun! Here are tips from a few [...]


Art and Economic Development: Toms River Community Mural Makes the List!

Remember our 2015 Engage Toms River Community Mural Project? There’s no way you can forgot! The gorgeous, larger-than-life mural was designed by Elizabeth Paseler, winner of the $10,000 [...]


Five cost-effective marketing tips for non-profits (or anyone on a budget!)

by: Kelly Fliller Marketing is an important part of any business or organizational strategy. Sometimes, it can be overlooked if the economy is rough or budgets are tight. Not to worry – [...]


Summer Fun in Ocean and Monmouth Counties!

by: Kelly Fliller Summer is officially here and even though it goes by in the blink of an eye, we are going to try and soak up every minute. There is so much to do at the Jersey Shore. Here are [...]


Let’s talk about the biggest teen arts celebration in New Jersey!

by: Kelly Fliller Ocean County College students graduated last week, yet there is a buzzzzz around campus this week. You will see students walking quickly through the halls of the Jay and Linda [...]


What it’s like to be an Honorary Commander of the Air Force

by: Kelly Fliller Did you know that Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL) is the largest employer in southern New Jersey and the second largest employer in the State of New Jersey? JBMDL has a [...]


What is GEO? It’s awesome, that’s what it is!

by: Heather Barberi Where might one go to spend time with over 900 grantmakers – grantmakers learning together and using that learning to drive concrete changes in the way grantmaking work gets [...]