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How to join us for #DPF2020 and reduce plastic while home

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We are very excited to share information about the virtual Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, taking place Oct. 22 through Nov. 1!  Our first-ever virtual Festival is free and features over 100 beloved and exciting emerging poets. You can view … Continue reading

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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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Join our Culturally Responsive Arts Education & Anti-Racism 25-Day Challenge

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It’s not too late to join the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s new Culturally Responsive Arts Education and Anti-Racism 25-Day Challenge, which launches today. The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has built a learning community to gain a shared understanding of what … Continue reading

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President’s Message: Imagine a new way

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On the eve of my first anniversary as the first woman of color president and CEO of the Dodge Foundation, I reflect with solemnity on an unprecedented year while I imagine with hope the possibilities of a new future for … Continue reading

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Margaret Waldock named Duke Farms’ new leader

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Margaret Waldock, Dodge’s Environment program director, will leave the Foundation on Sept. 4 to lead and evolve the stewardship and sustainability practices at the nationally recognized Duke Farms.  Margaret will become the executive director of the Hillsborough-based center, a 2,740-acre native … Continue reading

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Dodge Board welcomes new trustee

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Eleanor Horne to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Board of Trustees to a four-year term.  “I am delighted to join the Dodge Board of Trustees because of its focus on New Jersey, its long-standing commitment to creative, … Continue reading

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Dodge celebrates Elizabeth Duffy as a visionary and pragmatic trustee who stands for good governance

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Dodge’s board and staff recently celebrated Elizabeth Duffy’s 16 years as a Foundation trustee at its virtual June meeting. The meeting marked the transition for Liz from trustee to trustee emerita, a four-year term at Dodge in which trustees continue … Continue reading

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Newark needs info: A digital conversation

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By Brit Harley, WBGO and Mike Rispoli, Free Press To say that things are different right now in New Jersey is an understatement. The way we do school, food, work and community has shifted dramatically in just a few weeks. … Continue reading

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Announcing our first round and COVID-19 relief and response grants

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At their first meeting of the year, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees approved $4 million in grants to support New Jersey’s nonprofit sector, including $1 million in COVID-19 relief and response. The Board met virtually to approve the first of … 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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An update on our new vision: Announcing our equity theories of change for our program areas 

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For 45 years, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has nurtured leaders, ideas, and institutions that use creative problem-solving to promote a sustainable future. The Foundation’s focus has been New Jersey, carrying out its work in program areas that have adapted … 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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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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Gallery at 14 Maple opens Expresiones Latinx I

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Morris Arts will host a free opening reception for Expresiones Latinx I at the Gallery at 14 Maple’s 22nd exhibit from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. Curated by Virginia Fabbri Butera and Will Suarez, this exhibit is one of … Continue reading

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Join a statewide conversation about the critical sustainability issues

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Participate in a Sustainable Jersey listening session Sustainable Jersey is at a crossroads. Each day, more and more people are confronting the unsettling fact that the ecosystem is more fragile now than at any time in our recent history. For … Continue reading

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