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Gallery at 14 Maple: Seeing the Unseen explores our shared humanity

Posted on by Courtesy of Morris Arts

Morris Arts invites the public to attend the reception and opening of seeing the unseen, a new Gallery at 14 Maple exhibit featuring works depicting people and aspects of our world that sometimes seem “invisible” in our society, on Thursday, March 14 at its … Continue reading

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The story behind the new Atlantic City Community Fund

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Creative New Jersey

Atlantic City residents, nonprofits, and community organizations are invited to apply to the Atlantic City Community Fund for grants supporting work that enhances the quality of life in the city. The Board of Advisors to the Atlantic City Community Fund last month … Continue reading

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What we’re learning: We all have a Freddie Mercury moment inside

Posted on by Sharnita Johnson, Arts Program Director

Like many fans of the band Queen, I anxiously awaited the release of the film Bohemian Rhapsody. It chronicles the band’s rise to super star status, and spotlights Freddie Mercury, its flamboyant lead vocalist. My co-worker and I snapped up … Continue reading

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Is your board giving policy helping your diversity initiatives — or holding them back?

Posted on by Dodge

Adopting a board giving policy has become fairly commonplace in our country’s nonprofit sector. Board giving policies provide clarity about the board’s anticipated role as individual donors, as well as the organization’s expectations in terms of fundraising participation. This practice … Continue reading

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Arts Ed Now: Exploring identity and personal narratives through art at Tuscan School

Posted on by Arts Ed Now

  Collaboration and sharing of ideas are inspiring for artists of all ages, for great learning and creation in part come from the work of others. It is always a goal in art education to utilize and explore content that … Continue reading

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Creative New Jersey Kickstarts Community Collaboration and Trust

Posted on by Susan Haig, CivicStory

“How can we provide our youth with safe places for creative expression?” “How can we encourage young professionals to live, work, and raise families here?” These and dozens of other questions have been explored and debated in a remarkable series … Continue reading

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The Dodge Poetry Festival Has Zero Waste Goals

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A green army of volunteers will be on hand at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival when thousands of people flock to downtown Newark this October to hear more than 70 renowned poets read, perform and discuss poetry. Since 2010, … Continue reading

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Announcing Cynthia Evans as Dodge’s interim president and CEO 

Posted on by Preston Pinkett III

On behalf of the entire board of trustees, I am pleased today to announce Cynthia Evans as the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s interim president and CEO. With more than 20 years experience at Dodge, Cynthia, the Foundation’s chief financial officer, … Continue reading

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A message of gratitude from Chris Daggett

Posted on by Chris Daggett

 I am writing my final post as Dodge President & CEO to say thank you to all the organizations and people that Dodge has supported over the past eight years. I have greatly enjoyed working together, seeing your progress, and building new — and strengthening existing — relationships.   … Continue reading

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Ask a Poet: Forrest Gander

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Welcome back to our Ask a Poet blog series! Leading up to the 2018 Dodge Poetry Festival, we will be putting the spotlight on poets you can see at #DPF18, October 18-21. Learn more about a new Festival Poet every Wednesday … Continue reading

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Join us Tuesday for our Grantee Call for a conversation about our new vision

Posted on by Dodge

Two weeks ago, we shared with you our strategic plan and new vision for an equitable New Jersey through creative, engaged, sustainable communities. Join us at 2 p.m. Tuesday for a conversation about our new vision and news about our leadership transition. We’ll … Continue reading

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Dodge transitions: Chris Daggett announces retirement from Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Posted on by Dodge Foundation

  After eight years leading one of New Jersey’s largest and most well-known philanthropic organizations, Chris Daggett is retiring as president and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation on September 1. Under Daggett’s leadership, the Foundation recently completed a … Continue reading

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3 lessons we learned from Voting Block NJ

Posted on by By Cristina Kim and Annie Chabel, Center for Investigative Reporting

Collaborative journalism is having a moment right now, but it’s more than just a buzzword. As budgets and staff sizes continue to shrink in local newsrooms, collaboration has become one crucial way to expand coverage and reach. Last year, in … Continue reading

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CNJG: Philanthropy’s message to Washington

Posted on by Nina Stack, President of the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

This week hundreds of representatives from private foundations are converging on Capitol Hill to share stories of impact and ask policymakers to consider the implications of tax and policy changes on the essential work of our social sector. Foundations on … Continue reading

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New Gallery at 14 Maple exhibit features work by 39 New Jersey women artists

Posted on by Dodge

Thirty-nine works by 39 women artists, all from New Jersey, are on display as part of approaching VIBRANCY, the Gallery at 14 Maple’s newest exhibit in Morristown. Morris Arts hosts a free opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on … Continue reading

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