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 [...]


The arts are as vital as math

Check out this incredible article below by one of our arts partners, Bob Morrison, director of Arts Ed NJ. “We teach our children the arts to create well-rounded citizens who may apply [...]


Come celebrate with us at Salute to Ocean County on April 19, 2018!

by: Kelly Fliller If you are looking for a fun evening full of arts and exciting performances from talented Ocean County arts students, then you definitely want to attend the 2018 Salute to Ocean [...]


MindAligned at South Toms River Elementary

by: Jeremy Grunin On March 20, I had the pleasure of being able to experience a Professional Development Day at South Toms River Elementary.  Having three kids currently in the Toms River School [...]


Heather’s Week in Review – Non-Profits of the Central Jersey Shore

Hi, everyone!  Heather here from the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation.  Resilient, creative, encouraging, cooperative, committed, courageous, determined, grateful, imaginative, and responsive are [...]


So, what exactly is speed mentoring?

by: Kelly Fliller Heather and I recently had the opportunity to be mentors at the 100 Women Speed Mentoring Event at Ocean County College. All of the mentors were members of Ocean County College [...]


Congratulations to Kenneth Piscopo, Jr., the newest Eagle Scout!

Please join us in congratulating Kenneth Piscopo, Jr. for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Kenneth already has an impressive resume of accomplishments and is a community leader. He was honored [...]


The Arts Enrich Our Everyday Life

Art is all around us. It doesn’t have to come in the form of visiting a museum or an exotic location, although if you have the opportunity, embrace it! There are many ways the arts enrich our [...]