Photo: Dogwood tree.The New Jersey Turfgrass Foundation was established in 1991 to further promote, foster, finance and perform charitable, scientific, literary and educational work in the turfgrass industry in New Jersey. Specifically, it is charged with generating and managing funds to:

The Foundation presents the Annual Rutgers Turfgrass Research Golf Classic.
Held annually in May, the Rutgers Turfgrass Research Golf Classic has generated approximately $930,000 for turfgrass research since its inception in 1996.

Please consider making a contribution to the NJ Turfgrass Foundation.
Your tax-deductible donation will contribute to the success of the turfgrass program at Rutgers, The State University, and further the green industry in New Jersey.

  • Be part of a continuing Foundation fundraiser - Buy-A-Brick. Download the Application (PDF) and submit to the NJTA office.  Bricks are engraved and placed on the patio outside of the Geiger Center at Hort Farm II.

For more information:

Please call Cece Peabody, NJTA Executive Director, at (973) 812-6467, or contact NJTA.

The New Jersey Turfgrass Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization able to accept tax-deductible gifts, bequests and donations from benefactors and friends of the industry dedicated to promoting the positive advancement of the green industry.