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Why We Unveiled New Assessment Tools for Our Grantees

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Whether your organization enriches people’s lives through theater that bridges cultural divides or music instruction that sharpens children’s minds and boosts their confidence, you can probably think of ways you wish you did your work better. At Dodge, we believe … Continue reading

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Sustainable Jersey: Preparing the Next Generation of Sustainability Heroes

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Co-Director, Sustainable Jersey

Three New Jersey schools receive Sustainability Champion awards This week, Sustainable Jersey for Schools celebrated the 83 schools that achieved Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2016 at an awards event attended by over 250 teachers, principals, green team volunteers, … Continue reading

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Field Trip New Jersey: $1 Million for Newark Field Trips

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  Newark, NJ — The Community Foundation of New Jersey, the Victoria Foundation, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Newark Public Schools today announced the creation of the Pi Chubb Newark Field Trip Fund, a $1 million dollar endowment ensuring … Continue reading

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Discovery Orchestra: How Shall We Study Music?

Posted on by George Marriner Maull, The Discovery Orchestra

I live and breathe classical music. This came very naturally to me from my mother, Helen, who was a highly accomplished classical pianist. Before entering kindergarten, I had already learned that listening to classical music has the power to take … Continue reading

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Arts Ed Now: New Poll Shows NJ Residents Overwhelmingly Value Arts Education

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Residents’ views on student access to local arts programs and events divided by key social and economic factors Poll questions and tables are available at: Rutgers Eagleton Poll Released September 13, 2016 As the school year gets underway, New Jersey residents deem more … Continue reading

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#ArtsEdNow: Creating a Campaign… Together

Posted on by Ennis Carter, Director, Social Impact Studios

  It’s always exciting to work on a new campaign. The energy of a powerful idea mixed with the spirit of dedicated advocates can spark creativity that makes promoting important social issues thrilling. At Social Impact Studios, we’ve helped craft … Continue reading

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Sustainable Jersey: In a zombie apocalypse, it’s good to know where your food comes from

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The John P. Stevens High School Greenhouse opens a world of opportunities in Edison.   Laura Holborow begins the food science unit in the biology class she teaches at John P. Stevens High School the same way, by asking, “Where … Continue reading

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Arts Ed Now: It’s Time for New Jersey Governor’s Awardees to be Proud and Loud

Posted on by Wendy Liscow, Dodge Education Program Director

The 2016 New Jersey Governor’s Awards in Arts Education are just around the corner.  You can join the celebration of talent, creativity and leadership on May 26 at the War Memorial’s Patriots Theatre in Trenton. Approximately 80 students will be … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Trenton Children’s Chorus

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From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving.   Trenton Children’s Chorus  Connect: Website: trentonchildrenschorus.org Twitter: @trentonchorus Facebook: … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: GlassRoots

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From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving.  GlassRoots  Connect:  Website: glassroots.org Twitter: twitter.com/glassroots Facebook: facebook.com/GlassRootsInc Tumblr: glassrootsinc.tumblr.com … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Educational Arts Team

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From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving.  Educational Arts Team Connect Website: http://educationalartsteam.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/EdArtsTeam Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EdArtsTeam What they do: … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Arts Horizons

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Leading up to New Year’s Eve, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in the Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online giving gadget that takes the guesswork out of year-end giving. Today: Arts Horizons!  Arts Horizons Connect: Website: artshorizons.org Twitter: @artshorizons1 Facebook: Facebook.com/ArtsHorizons Instagram: … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Classroom: Welcome to the Poetry Zone!

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Once a month throughout the school year, our Poetry blog will feature ideas and activities for classroom use.  All these posts will focus on creating opportunities that invite students to experience a personal connection to poetry.  An easy way to … Continue reading

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Why NEA Funding is Still a Big Deal

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, ArtPride New Jersey

Last week the ArtPride NJ Foundation learned that it received a $10,000 grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts.    With nine other arts organizations and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts’ Partnership Grant, New Jersey … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Young Audiences

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  Throughout December, we are highlighting each of the organizations featured in our Jersey Give-Back Guide, an online portal for year-end giving that makes it easy to donate to some of New Jersey’s most effective nonprofits. Today we feature Young Audiences. Organization … Continue reading

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