Category Archives: Philanthropy

Dodge Week in Review

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The Geradine R. Dodge Foundation’s weekly round-up of news and stories highlighting the work of nonprofits dedicated to making New Jersey great, plus great ideas, inspiring reads and philanthropy trends. [View the story "Dodge Week in Review" on Storify]

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Sabbaticals Matter

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Sab-bat-i-cal, as defined by Merriam Webster, “is a period of time during which someone does not work at his or her regular job and is able to rest, travel, do research, etc.” For the two months of August and September, … Continue reading

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How to Navigate the Future of News

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar and Josh Stearns

Our work on journalism and sustainability at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is rooted in the idea that there is no one model for local news. We believe that creating more sustainable local news is going to demand that we reimagine journalism … Continue reading

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5 Ways That Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Has Engaged Philanthropy in New Jersey’s Largest City

Posted on by Tai Cooper and Jeremy Johnson

“When I Become Mayor, We All Become Mayor” When Ras J. Baraka won the mayoral election for New Jersey’s largest city last year, expectations were high. The former South Ward councilman, one-time principal of Central High School and son of … Continue reading

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Are You Watching the Court Rulings on Property Tax Exemptions? Maybe You Should

Posted on by Linda M. Czipo, Center for Non-Profits

In June, the Tax Court of New Jersey ruled that, with only narrow exceptions, Morristown Medical Center is not entitled to property tax exemption on most of its property in Morristown. It’s one of several prominent cases involving property tax … Continue reading

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