Tag Archives: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

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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Technical Assistance: Getting Your Nonprofit Budget Past ‘One Day (or Year) at a Time’

Posted on by Hilda Polanco, Dodge Board Leadership Facilitator

For a nonprofit organization, the annual budgeting process is typically the primary vehicle for financial planning. Organizational leaders and stakeholders come to that process with a sense of plans and goals for the year, and (ideally) come to collective decisions … Continue reading

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Dodge Partners with New Jersey Health Initiatives to Support Build It Green Competition

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BIG Competition Aims to Spark Innovative Stormwater Management Solutions in New Jersey Communities The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and New Jersey Health Initiatives recently awarded $165,000 in matching grants to New Jersey Future in support of the new Build It … Continue reading

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Technical Assistance: Three Common Operating Reserve Myths

Posted on by Hilda Polanco

How LUNA Could be the Key to Long-Term Sustainability  A recent study of the financial health of New York City nonprofits uncovered some disturbing trends: 10 percent are insolvent and 40 percent exist with virtually zero cash reserves. For nonprofit … 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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Dodge Q&A: A Conversation about Poetry and Wonder Woman with Ysabel Gonzalez

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff as they share what they’re learning and thinking about as they conduct their work around the state. They’ll also reveal a few things about themselves you might not have … Continue reading

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Announcing $2.9 Million in Grants 

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More than $11 Million Awarded in 2015 to New Jersey Nonprofits At its final board meeting of the year, Dodge Trustees approved 62 grants totaling $2.9 million to New Jersey nonprofit organizations, bringing the total amount awarded this year to … Continue reading

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Board Leadership: Bullseye!

Posted on by by David Grant, former President and CEO, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

What does October conjure up for you? Fall foliage and apple cider? Baseball playoffs and Halloween costumes? Much as I appreciate those things, I primarily associate October with a favorite annual event: the kick-off of the Dodge Board Leadership Training … Continue reading

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Dodge Foundation 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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Better Together – Brain Trusts and Collaboration

Posted on by Kacy O'Brien, Creative New Jersey

At Creative New Jersey, we’re always in awe of the depth and breadth of the brain trusts in action during meetings of cross-sector, collaborative people (like Dodge’s Imagine Great Things gathering!). At the intersection of diverse perspectives, imagination, and collaboration … Continue reading

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Dodge Week in Review

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Learn about #CuriousNJ and get more NJ nonprofit news in the Dodge Week in Review social newsletter. [View the story “Dodge Week in Review” on Storify]

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Contrasting Abstractions: Meet the Artists of the Newest Gallery at 14 Maple Exhibit

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    Morris Arts on Thursday, October 8 hosts a free opening reception for the Gallery at 14 Maple’s thirteenth exhibit, entitled CONTRASTING ABSTRACTIONS.   Join us from 6 to 8 p.m., to check out the new exhibit, which explores the artists’ varied approaches to … Continue reading

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Dodge Q&A: Meet Our Newest Team Member

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The Dodge Q&A series is designed to introduce you to Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation staff as they share what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state. They’ll also reveal a few things about themselves you might not … 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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