Our Mission, Values and Vision for New Jersey

Our Mission

Creative New Jersey is dedicated to fostering creativity, collaboration, and inclusion by empowering cross-sector partnerships in commerce, education, philanthropy, government, and culture, in order to ensure dynamic communities and a thriving economy.

Our Values

Our core values guide everything that we do. We believe when these values are working in tandem, communities thrive.

Our Vision for New Jersey

Long-term we envision:

An ever-expanding number of new cross-sector connections, that recognize the power that creativity, collaboration and inclusion has to yield innovative solutions to intractable problems;

Increased opportunities for informed civic dialogue and an inclusive space for people whose voices are typically excluded from the conversation;

Collaborative approaches to strengthening communities throughout NJ that allow passionate and committed individuals to solve problems and raise the bar on quality of life issues for all their neighbors;

Regional and statewide cross-community thinking, planning, and collaborating;

An expanded understanding of human creativity, individual leadership and the power of collaboration to fuel innovation.