MissionFounded in 1987, New Jersey Future is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes sensible growth, redevelopment and infrastructure investments to foster vibrant cities and towns, protect natural lands and waterways, enhance transportation choices, provide access to safe, affordable and aging-friendly neighborhoods and fuel a strong economy. The organization does this through original research, innovative policy development, coalition-building, advocacy, and hands-on strategic assistance.
What We Do-Publish data-driven research reports that provide policy recommendations on transit, housing, climate resilience, water infrastructure, and more
-Organize the annual Redevelopment Forum, an event that attracts more than 500 professionals from a wide range of industries to learn about topics and best practices in redevelopment
-Promote green infrastructure as a sustainable stormwater management tool
-Collaborate with coastal municipalities to plan for sea level rise, incorporate climate change into decision-making, and improve resilience strategies
-Recognize the best NJ smart growth projects through the annual Smart Growth Awards
-Provide backbone administrative support to Jersey Water Works, a collaborative effort of diverse organizations working to improve NJ's water infrastructure