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New Jersey Future: Infrastructure Matters

Posted on by Elaine Clisham, New Jersey Future

New Jersey Future is participating again this year, along with hundreds of other groups around the country, in Infrastructure Week 2016, to raise awareness about the need to invest in infrastructure as the backbone of our economy, locally and nationally. … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: NYNJ Baykeeper

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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 NY/NJ Baykeeper Organization name: … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: NJ Tree Foundation

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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 NJ Tree Foundation.  Organization … Continue reading

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Introducing Clean Ocean Action’s Blue Star Program

Posted on by By Cara Muscio, Clean Ocean Action

A new program aimed at protecting one of New Jersey’s most valuable resources — clean water — will launch this week. Municipal leaders and experts from across the state will join Clean Ocean Action on Thursday, Sept. 18 at Richard Stockton … Continue reading

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Dodge Q&A: Margaret Waldock

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This is the fourth installment of our new series featuring Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff here on the Dodge Blog. We’re going to check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state, … Continue reading

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Effort to transform New Jersey’s aging water systems begins to take shape

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Change often begins with a conversation. Facing a looming deadline to transform New Jersey’s aging urban water systems, key stakeholders began a conversation to map out solutions in May at a Jersey City meeting organized by New Jersey Future, the Geraldine R. Dodge … Continue reading

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NJ Leaders Take First Step Toward Stormwater Infrastructure Revamp

Posted on by Meghan Jambor, Dodge Foundation Communications Manager

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, New Jersey Future, and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation this week convened a group of New Jersey leaders from water utilities, environmental organizations, economic and community development organizations, the private sector and local, state and … Continue reading

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How Do You Build a Truly Creative Community?

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

It’s not surprising, but the places we want to live in are the ones that have embraced and fostered creativity and sustainability. When asked about the qualities that people want in a region, they are experiential; we want a mix … Continue reading

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GreenFaith institutions take on water conservation in their communities

Posted on by Stacey Kennealy, GreenFaith Certification Program and Sustainability Director

GreenFaith’s Water Shield Program is helping religious communities across the state take on water conservation. St. Bernard’s Church in Bernardsville hosted an interfaith water-themed summer camp, where campers explored a pond, conducted scientific experiments and learned about different traditions’ rituals … Continue reading

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Road Trip! Creativity & Sustainability Part 2

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By the Dodge program staff (Part two of a three-part series) Last Monday we started to bring you the voices of our grantees as we explore how the themes of creativity and sustainability relate to each other. We provided you … Continue reading

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Playing for Keeps

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Michelle Knapik, Program Director Last Monday a team of “Dodgers” gathered at the Laurel Hill Paddling Center and boarded a pontoon boat so we could see, smell, and touch and better understand the stories behind the rebounding health of the … Continue reading

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Our Recent Environment Grants

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We’re pleased to share that the Dodge Foundation Board of Trustees recently approved more than $4 million in grants to environmental organizations across New Jersey. Sixty-three organizations received $4,171,000 (55 organizations at the Foundation’s November Board meeting, and eight others … Continue reading

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