Tag Archives: New Jersey Future

Jersey Water Works: 10 Great Ideas for New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure

Posted on by Chris Sturm, New Jersey Future

New Jersey Delegation Gathers National Best Practices from One Water Summit Innovative ways to integrate water management, reduce costs, partner and build broad public support were all on tap at  the U.S. Water Alliance’s second annual One Water Summit, on … Continue reading

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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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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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Reflecting on “What’s Next?” in Local Sandy Recovery

Posted on by David Kutner, New Jersey Future Planning Manager

In the three years since the establishment of New Jersey Future’s local recovery planning manager (LRPM) program, three LRPMs have been embedded in six New Jersey municipalities that experienced considerable damage during Hurricane Sandy. Working directly with local staff and … Continue reading

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Dodge Foundation Week In Review

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Scroll through to learn more about what’s on the minds of Dodge Foundation program directors, what our grantees are up to and more. Just click on the links to learn more.  [View the story “Week In Review” on Storify]

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Philanthropy’s Role in Sandy Recovery Must Continue

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

On the anniversary of Super Storm Sandy last month, the Foundation Center released a report that was jointly commissioned by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers and my colleagues at Philanthropy New York. Giving in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy … Continue reading

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Inspiring Solutions: Modernizing New Jersey’s water systems an opportunity

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Dodge Foundation President Chris Daggett and Environment Program Director Margaret Waldock want New Jersey communities to recognize the bright side of tackling the daunting challenge of modernizing the state’s outdated water systems. “Stormwater can be our savior if we view … 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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Creativity and Collaboration Take Courage

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

Residents share topics for small group discussion at Creative Highlands: Call to Collaboration. As I reflect upon our recent Creative Highlands: Call to Collaboration, I am reminded of the power of the human spirit to overcome adversity and loss. Elizabeth … 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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New Jersey’s Water Crisis

Posted on by Meghan Jambor, Communications Manager, Dodge Foundation

Hidden beneath New Jersey’s 21 fastest-growing cities are aging pipelines that carry a mix of household sewage and rainwater that, even during a routine storm, spew their slurry into rivers, streams, bays and streets, parks and basements. Upgrading the so-called … Continue reading

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NJ Future Smart Growth Photo Contest

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Our friends over at New Jersey Future launched a photo contest yesterday to help capture what “smart growth” looks like in New Jersey, with the grand prize winner receiving $500. NJ Future’s Dan Fatton is taking part in Dodge’s  new … Continue reading

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