Category Archives: Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Taking Stock of Anniversaries

Posted on by Debbie Galant, NJ News Commons

For all the talk of journalism’s noble past and uncertain future, the truth is that journalism’s day-to-day is a lot like slinging hash. Everyday journalism is produced quickly, in massive quantities, in front of a live audience. Think Rt. 22 … Continue reading

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A Creative Recovery

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

This month we mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy crashing upon New Jersey and our neighboring states.  While it was painfully obvious that Sandy was a monumental storm of the highest magnitude, I don’t think any of us realized … Continue reading

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The Resiliency Network: Moving Communities Beyond Recovery

Posted on by Linda B. Weber, AICP, PP, Resiliency Network Manager, Sustainable Jersey

According to national experts, it can take 5-10 years, or more, for hard-hit communities to fully recover from disasters and develop a new sense of “normal.” With just a year after Sandy, it’s understandable, and expected, that many New Jersey … Continue reading

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“The Pier Lights Our Carnival Life Forever”: Rebuilding the Arts After Sandy

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Executive Director, Art Pride NJ Foundation

I don’t know about you, but when I think of “Sandy” and “New Jersey” my mind wanders to the lyrics of a familiar anthem, “Oh, Sandy, the aurora is rising behind us. The pier lights our carnival life forever.” This … Continue reading

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New Jersey Recovery Fund Makes Grants for Smart Sandy Recovery and Resilient Communities

Posted on by Dodge

The New Jersey Recovery Fund today announced 27 grants totaling nearly $3.8 million to pursue smart recovery decisions that will help New Jersey avoid repeating the type of devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy. The Fund has awarded grants to a range … Continue reading

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It Can’t Fix Everything, But ArtHelps

Posted on by Mary Eileen Fouratt, Executive Director, Monmouth Arts

Art may seem like the last thing anyone needed after the devastation of a storm like Sandy, but we immediately saw artists harnessing the power of the arts to rebuild the spirits of their communities at the same time these … Continue reading

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News From Delaware Bay

Posted on by Charles D. Duncan, Ph. D., Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences

Quiz time! 1) Name a bird that weighs the same as a stick of butter, can fly the distance from the Earth to the Moon and save the economy, social framework and environment of an entire region. 2) What is … Continue reading

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Charting the Shared Road Ahead

Posted on by Abby O'Neill, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

As the focus of New Jersey’s response to Hurricane Sandy turns to long-term rebuilding from disaster relief,  the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers’ recent annual Conference for New Jersey’s Social Sector, Our Shared Road Ahead: Sandy and Beyond came at … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows Make Creative Partnerships

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

“….mystery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows” exclaims the shipwrecked Trinculo, while seeking shelter from the storm, in Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and the same might be said by dozens of nonprofit leaders across New Jersey who are working on our … Continue reading

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Foundation Leaders Weigh in On Hurricane Sandy Response

Posted on by Robert G. Ottenhoff, Center for Disaster Philanthropy

Foundation Leaders Weigh in On Hurricane Sandy Response One of our goals at the Center for Disaster Philanthropy is to help fellow donors learn from each other about disaster response so we can improve the impact and effectiveness of disaster … Continue reading

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Shorebird Migration Threatened by Superstorm Sandy

Posted on by Michael Catania

Unique Partnership Battles Against Time to Restore Critical Beach Habitats Much has been written and said about the devastating impacts which Superstorm Sandy had on communities and families throughout the coastal areas of New Jersey. The after effects of that … Continue reading

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Learning & Leading When Disaster Philanthropy Comes Home

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

Back in November, I wrote for this blog about the work the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers had begun to help the philanthropic community understand what the needs would be for our residents and communities in the wake of Hurricane … Continue reading

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Partners in Tourism

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Executive Director, Art Pride NJ Foundation

From March 20-22 leaders from the tourism industry will gather for the annual NJ Conference on Tourism.  Destination marketing professionals, tour bus operators, representatives from campgrounds hotels and restaurants, casinos, retail, amusement parks, and yes, cultural venues will meet in … Continue reading

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Updates to the New Jersey Recovery Fund

Posted on by Dodge

We have added information to the New Jersey Recovery Fund section on the Dodge website, which you should know about: A Frequently Asked Questions section, which we will continue to update as questions arise. A discussion forum (“Let’s Talk”) to … Continue reading

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New Jersey Recovery Fund Guidelines and Application Process Announced

Posted on by Dodge

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Community Foundation of New Jersey established the New Jersey Recovery Fund to support the immediate and long term needs of New Jersey’s communities and its nonprofit sector in response to the Hurricane. … Continue reading

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