Tag Archives: Philanthropy

CNJG: Launching the Newark Philanthropic Liaison 3.0

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

  Though it’s been nine years, it seems like only yesterday that far-sighted funders, the City of Newark and the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers came together to form the Office of the Newark Philanthropic Liaison. Our objective was to … Continue reading

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The Fund for New Jersey: Taking Aim at Climate Change — There’s a Seat at the Table for Place-Based Funders

Posted on by Kiki Jamieson, President, The Fund for New Jersey

  Taking on climate change is a daunting challenge for any institution, let alone a small place-based foundation in a state with no coal-fired power plants. So when I learned that the focus of Council on Foundations’ annual conference was … 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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Sandy: Learning for Next Time

Posted on by Nina Stack, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Three years ago may seem like a very long time ago for some; but not for those of us living in the Garden State. The collective consciousness of New Jersey residents remembers Superstorm Sandy like it was yesterday. The days … 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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Hyperbole 101: Charitable Sector as Wild West

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

  There was a piece in the New York Times two weeks ago that has caused quite a stir within the philanthropic sector.  My colleagues within regional associations of grantmakers as well as other colleagues representing philanthropy and nonprofits around … Continue reading

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Dodge Foundation Week in Review

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Dodge Seeks Environment and Media Program Associate

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The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation seeks an enthusiastic, curious, and collaborative candidate to join its team of grantmakers and help foster sustainable, creative, and engaged communities in New Jersey. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a keen … Continue reading

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2015 New Jersey Non-Profit Survey Report: Signs of Encouragement and Concern

Posted on by Linda M. Czipo, Executive Director, Center for Non-Profits

The Center for Non-Profits has been conducting annual trend surveys of New Jersey’s non-profit community for the past 14 years. This survey is a central part of our ongoing work to track and report on the issues affecting New Jersey’s … Continue reading

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Dodge Foundation Week in Review

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Dodge Week in Review

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New Thinking about Networks Makes the Field Better, Stronger, More Effective

Posted on by Dave Biemesderfer, Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

  The giving sector deserves credit for many things, but efficiency is not always one of them. For as long as there have been foundations investing in worthy causes, there have also been critics rightfully pointing out the duplicative, even … Continue reading

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What We Learned from the Jersey Give Back Guide

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

This holiday season, more than $73,000 was raised for the 22 nonprofits featured in the Jersey Give Back Guide, an online giving portal designed to streamline year-end giving and help you support some of the Garden State’s most effective organizations. The Dodge … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: ValleyArts

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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 ValleyArts. Organization name: ValleyArts … Continue reading

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Jersey Give Back Guide: Project PORTS

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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 Project PORTS. Organization name:  … Continue reading

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