Tag Archives: New Jersey Recovery Fund

Putting Community Information Needs and Civic Participation at the Heart of Disaster Recovery

Posted on by Molly de Aguiar

Seaside Heights NJ devastation after Hurricane Sandy | AP Photo Julio Cortez There is nothing quite like a major natural disaster to reveal huge gaps in a community’s information needs and infrastructure. When Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey in late … 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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New Jersey Recovery Fund Makes Grants for Smart Sandy Recovery and Resilient Communities

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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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Creativity is Going Green!

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

Earlier this month, ArtPride NJ hosted their annual Arts Day conference and the morning session focused on presentations highlighting Sustainable Jersey’s new Arts & Creativity Actions.  These presentations drew an audience of not only artists and arts leaders but also … Continue reading

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Updates to the New Jersey Recovery Fund

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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

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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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Our Road to Recovery

Posted on by Margaret Waldock, Program Director, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

On October 29, 2012 the ‘new normal’ crashed into the east coast in the form of a tropical cyclone, forever altering the landscapes and collective psyche of my home state of New Jersey.    The now infamous Sandy claimed 80 lives, … Continue reading

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Update on the New Jersey Recovery Fund and an Announcement

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In the days immediately following Hurricane Sandy, the Dodge Foundation partnered with the Community Foundation of New Jersey and several of our philanthropic colleagues to establish the New Jersey Recovery Fund, which currently totals more than $3 million. We have been fielding … Continue reading

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New Jersey Recovery Fund to Help Nonprofits and Communities Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy

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Nonprofits and communities struggling to recover from the widespread devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy received a boost today from the philanthropic community, when the Community Foundation of New Jersey announced that it has established the New Jersey … Continue reading

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