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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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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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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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Poetry & Democracy in New Jersey

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We’re just about one week away from our upcoming event—“What Is It, Then, Between Us?”: Poetry & Democracy, happening on March 23 from 1:00-8:00 p.m. in our neighborhood of Morristown, New Jersey. We’ve got some more information about the amazing … Continue reading

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

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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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The Dodge Poetry Festival Has Zero Waste Goals

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A green army of volunteers will be on hand at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival when thousands of people flock to downtown Newark this October to hear more than 70 renowned poets read, perform and discuss poetry. Since 2010, … Continue reading

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