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Dialogue across difference: Engaging with polarized perspectives

Posted on by Beth Zemsky, Dodge Board Leadership Facilitator

In this time of increased polarization, there is interest and concern about how to have productive conversations with colleagues, friends, family, and loved ones about diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice issues. By utilizing an intercultural developmental approach, we can … Continue reading

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Join us for our live Board Leadership webinars and get answers to your finance and strategic planning questions

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We are excited to invite Dodge grantee staff and boards and others in the New Jersey nonprofit community to join us for two webinar offerings part of our Board Leadership Series this February and March. The webinars cover topics that … Continue reading

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A new leadership collective for professionals of color in the sector

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  The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership are excited to announce the launch of The Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective, a new leadership series beginning this month. The Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective is designed to provide a caucus … Continue reading

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At time of tragedy in Jersey City, the arts demonstrate community love

Posted on by Sam Potts, Nimbus Danceworks founder

Note: Nimbus Dance’s Sam Potts shared the below letter with its community following the anti-Semitic Dec. 10 attack on the JC Kosher Supermarket in Jersey City, which left three victims and two suspects dead. The Dodge Foundation received the letter … Continue reading

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First 100 Days: My gaze is forward and my mind is on our community

Posted on by Tanuja M. Dehne, Dodge Foundation president & CEO

I write to wish you, our partners and community, warm wishes this holiday season as we head into a new year. December is a time of reflection, to measure progress, and to set the course for the year ahead. As … Continue reading

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Board Leadership: If I were the king of the forest…

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

I had the pleasure of meeting Lonnie Bunch through the late great Clement Price when I was working at the Dodge Foundation, and I think the country and the world is lucky to have Lonnie at the helm of the … Continue reading

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Announcing two new members to Dodge’s Board

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We are excited to welcome two new members to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Anisa Kamadoli Costa and Dan Fatton began their three-year terms in September.   “Anisa and Dan bring strong experience in the social sector and a passion for Dodge’s vision of an … Continue reading

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Dodge’s Board Leadership Series is here to help advance your mission

Posted on by Wendy Liscow

Calling all New Jersey nonprofit leaders. You know your staff and board, and you know what you need to advance your mission. Dodge’s Board Leadership Series is designed to help you best support these needs. We only have room for … Continue reading

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Join our team! Dodge Foundation launches search for next chief financial officer  

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  We are excited to launch a search for the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s next chief financial officer.  For 25 years, Cynthia Evans, chief financial officer, has helped provide the financial and operational structure and support within which the Foundation’s staff and … Continue reading

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Reflections on the past year from Dodge’s interim president

Posted on by Cynthia Evans, Interim President and CEO of the Dodge Foundation

As the interim president of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, I wanted to take this opportunity to provide a mid-year update. First, on behalf of the staff, we want to thank the community for its patience and support. It’s been … Continue reading

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Community solar pilot program now accepting applications

Posted on by By Joseph L. Fiordaliso, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities president

As the cost of renewable energy continues to drop, “going solar” becomes a viable option for more New Jerseyans. Over 100,000 homes and businesses in our state now benefit from solar, many of which are seeing savings on their utility … Continue reading

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Dodge Foundation to launch new Salesforce grants application portal

Posted on by By Hesham Tamraz and Marisa Benson, Dodge grants management team

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of a new grants management system that our partners can access starting Tuesday, July 23. FoundationConnect, the new system, features an improved online portal for organizations to apply and manage … Continue reading

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Gallery at 14 Maple: Seeing the Unseen explores our shared humanity

Posted on by Courtesy of Morris Arts

Morris Arts invites the public to attend the reception and opening of seeing the unseen, a new Gallery at 14 Maple exhibit featuring works depicting people and aspects of our world that sometimes seem “invisible” in our society, on Thursday, March 14 at its … Continue reading

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What we’re learning: We all have a Freddie Mercury moment inside

Posted on by Sharnita Johnson, Arts Program Director

Like many fans of the band Queen, I anxiously awaited the release of the film Bohemian Rhapsody. It chronicles the band’s rise to super star status, and spotlights Freddie Mercury, its flamboyant lead vocalist. My co-worker and I snapped up … Continue reading

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Arts Ed Now: Exploring identity and personal narratives through art at Tuscan School

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  Collaboration and sharing of ideas are inspiring for artists of all ages, for great learning and creation in part come from the work of others. It is always a goal in art education to utilize and explore content that … Continue reading

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