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

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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

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  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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An equitable New Jersey through creative, engaged, sustainable communities

Posted on by Chris Daggett, President and CEO

It is with a great deal of enthusiasm and hope that today we are releasing a new strategic plan for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, guided by the vision of an equitable New Jersey through creative, engaged, and sustainable communities. … Continue reading

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Confronting plastic pollution, creating equitable communities and mapping sustainability issues

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2018 New Jersey Sustainability Summit is June 18 Although the sustainability movement in New Jersey is experiencing significant momentum, important work is still on the horizon. There is perhaps no more powerful way to jump start fresh interest and energy … Continue reading

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An update on our 2018 grantmaking

Posted on by Chris Daggett, President and CEO

It’s been a disruptive year. We’ve all had to adjust as the ground shifts beneath our feet — in business, technology, government, our personal lives — and even literally, in hurricanes and earthquakes.  Every day seems to bring new challenges around what we thought we … Continue reading

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Sign Up for Imagine A Day Without Water 2017

Posted on by Naeema Campbell

Join us to…   What would a day in New Jersey look like without water? For a city, a business, a school, or an artist? On October 12, the Dodge Foundation is joining hundreds of other organizations across the country … Continue reading

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Sustainable Jersey: Bringing the “Tech” into Sustainability

Posted on by Lauren Skowronski, Director for Community Engagement, Sustainable Jersey

 How does technology relate to sustainability and Sustainable Jersey? The classic definition of sustainability suggests that our future depends on supporting three interdependent domains: environment, economy and society. Among these, society often gets overlooked. But in fact, it may be … 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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CNJG: Launching the Newark Philanthropic Liaison 3.0

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

  Though it’s been nine years, it seems like only yesterday that far-sighted funders, the City of Newark and the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers came together to form the Office of the Newark Philanthropic Liaison. Our objective was to … Continue reading

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What Good Would You Do with $100 Million? Join us Thursday for our next Twitter Chat

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

Join us at 2 p.m. Thursday for a LIVE #BetterNJ Twitter chat to imagine the good you’d do with $100 million right here in the Garden State. The MacArthur Foundation will award $100 million to an organization to solve a critical … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Art & Community: Join us Thursday for our next #BetterNJ Twitter chat

Posted on by Meghan Jambor, Dodge Communications Manager

  Join us at 2 p.m. Thursday for a LIVE #BetterNJ discussion on Twitter about Random Acts of Art & Community happening right here in New Jersey. Think flash mobs, participatory art projects, or impromptu music performances on the street. … Continue reading

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The Garden State: Join Us Today on Twitter For Our First #BetterNJ Chat

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  Join us for our first-ever #BetterNJ LIVE Twitter chat to learn about the Garden State’s community gardens and urban farms with some of New Jersey’s leading organizations working to develop regional food systems that offer plentiful access to fresh, local foods. Thursday … Continue reading

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Field Trip New Jersey: Local Schools Awarded Grants 

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Funders make 83 grants totaling $45,000 in Field Trip NJ pilot  The Community Foundation of New Jersey and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation are announcing today that their pilot program, Field Trip New Jersey, has awarded more than $45,000 in grants … Continue reading

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Morris Arts: Living Wall at 14 Maple Ave Inspiration for New Art Exhibit

Posted on by Lynn Siebert, Morris Arts

Black, White and Green Opens at Gallery at 14 Maple on March 3 The living wall that anchors 14 Maple Ave is the inspiration behind a new art exhibit that opens this week on the building’s third floor gallery. A free … Continue reading

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Introducing Field Trip New Jersey

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We are excited to join the Community Foundation of New Jersey in announcing the launch of Field Trip New Jersey, a new fund to support opportunities for students in underserved communities to connect classroom learning with real-life experiences. We hope … Continue reading

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