Category Archives: Events & Workshops

Introducing our new Equity Framework

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Here at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, we envision an equitable New Jersey through creative, engaged, and sustainable communities. Following the development of our strategic vision, we created new equity theories of change for our program areas.  Informed by research, … Continue reading

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Creative NJ hosts weekly statewide conversations to connect communities in time of crisis

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At Creative New Jersey, we know the power of keeping networks strong and connected, and we want to help everyone to advance a dialogue around the critical issues facing our communities right now, as well as share timely and accurate … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective explores self-care, solidarity, and more

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The second session of the new Nonprofit Professionals of Color Collective, a monthly leadership workshop series providing a space where nonprofit professionals of color may engage in a supportive community for growth, professional development, and meaningful peer relationships, is all about … Continue reading

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Building a strategic planning process that works

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Strategic planning documents are valuable, but it’s the actual planning process that really makes a difference in the quality of the end product. How can you be sure that the time you spend building a strategic plan will provide you … 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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Join us Tuesday for our Grantee Call for a conversation about our new vision

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Two weeks ago, we shared with you our strategic plan and new vision for an equitable New Jersey through creative, engaged, sustainable communities. Join us at 2 p.m. Tuesday for a conversation about our new vision and news about our leadership transition. We’ll … Continue reading

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New Gallery at 14 Maple exhibit features work by 39 New Jersey women artists

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Thirty-nine works by 39 women artists, all from New Jersey, are on display as part of approaching VIBRANCY, the Gallery at 14 Maple’s newest exhibit in Morristown. Morris Arts hosts a free opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on … Continue reading

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Creative Camden: Putting Ideas into Action

Posted on by Diana Mendez, Community Organizer & Communications Specialist, Creative New Jersey

Consider the words of Wesly Taveras, a student at Camden’s Creative Arts High: “I’ve learned here that I don’t have to wait to be old to make a difference.” Wesly shared this sentiment during Creative Camden Call to Collaboration’s closing … Continue reading

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Board Leadership: Financial Projections Help to Flesh Out Scenario Plans

Posted on by Hilda Polanco, Board Leadership Facilitator

Allison Trimarco’s post “Living in (and Planning for) Interesting Times” does an excellent- — and practical — job of walking organization leaders through the process of scenario planning in conditions of uncertainty. As Allison says — “The right time to … Continue reading

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Arts Ed Now: March is NJ Teen Arts Festival Time!

Posted on by Harrison H. Haney

This March begins the kickoff of the Teen Arts Festival circuit in New Jersey. Individual counties across New Jersey host local Teen Arts Festivals showcasing the literary, performing and visual talents of the resident teen artists. At these county festivals, … Continue reading

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Creative NJ: Creativity & Collaboration in the ‘City Invincible’

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Camden, the “City Invincible,” which built its early reputation as a port city, industrial and manufacturing hub, is currently home to major hospitals, higher education institutions, cultural attractions and citizens who are deeply committed to their City. Though Camden has … Continue reading

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Learning How Public Image Works

Posted on by Jesse Bacon, Social Impact Studios

I’ve been to a lot of trainings in my life, even since I “retired” from teaching in a classroom. The sad fact is that most of them were bad, enough that I remember the good ones to this day. The … Continue reading

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Optimism and Action: 2015 New Jersey Sustainability Summit

Posted on by By Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey Co-Director

NRDC’s Shelley Poticha Announced as Key Note Speaker Fierce, wise, pragmatic, insightful, committed, visionary, savvy and articulate. These are words often used to describe Shelley Poticha the Director of the Urban Solutions Program at the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Can’t Miss Art All Night Trenton

Posted on by Jonathan Elliott, Art All Night

I love it when a community latches on to the transformative and revelatory power of the arts. For my money, Art All Night Trenton, produced by Artworks Trenton, exemplifies the best of what the arts in the Garden State has … Continue reading

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Partnerships in Action: Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Executive Director, ArtPride New Jersey

Through ArtPride New Jersey’s community engagement efforts, the arts have found a seat at the table of Together North Jersey’s Steering Committee, spearheaded by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.  The arts in New Jersey can now be found in … Continue reading

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