Churches Improving Communities (CIC) is a non-profit community development corporation that pools the resources of faith communities – including volunteers, money, and professional expertise – to transform lives through creating and supporting effective social justice and community service programming in central New Jersey.

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Shop online for friends and family with CIC’s gift giving catalog.  Or donate directly to CIC’s programs.


Need consulting to get your community program off the ground?  Learn about CIC’s consulting services here.

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CALTR-FIA Seeks Volunteers in September for House Rehab

CALTR – Faith in Action Partnering to Renovate a House in Keyport CALTR – Faith in Action announces a new project in Keyport, NJ! We will be partnering with the Reformed Church of Highland Park Affordable Housing Corporation to renovate a newly purchased house to be...

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CIC Seeks 2018/19 Focus Church

CIC is receiving applications for the third year of its Focus Church Development Program. The selected church will work together with CIC staff and board members to explore and develop programming that more deeply connects the church to their community in service....

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