Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees recently approved 63 new grants totaling $3.4 million to nonprofit organizations in New Jersey dedicated to building creative, sustainable, and informed communities.
“A better New Jersey begins with the people who make each place unique,” said Chris Daggett, Dodge Foundation President and CEO. “At Dodge, the nonprofits we support are dedicated to improving the quality of life for everyone by putting community first. We believe that by working together we can address the complex challenges before us with creativity and innovation to build a better state.”
The Dodge Foundation awards grants three times each year to arts, education, environment, and media nonprofits. Grant announcements will also be made in July and December.
The majority of grants approved at the March meeting of the Trustees support arts and environment nonprofits. Additional grants awarded support the Foundation’s Morristown, Public Policy and Technical Assistance initiatives.
About the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation was established in 1974 through the foresight and generosity of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, daughter of William and Almira Rockefeller. For more than 40 years, Dodge has supported leadership, collaboration and innovation, with a focus on addressing the issues most pressing to New Jersey. Dodge also offers a comprehensive technical assistance program geared towards strengthening the capacity of New Jersey’s nonprofit community.