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Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Announces the Inaugural Cohort of its New Momentum Fund

$1.5. million in multi-year funding for 10 emerging organizations employing innovative strategies to address root causes of structural racism in New Jersey, nominated and selected in a new community-engaged process.

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Our Path Toward a Just and Equitable New Jersey

Dodge Foundation set a course five years ago to create a more equitable New Jersey. We are now applying our learning and experience to transform our grantmaking, partnerships, internal operations, and how we deploy our resources.

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Ryan Haygood, Esq., of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

Spotlight on Ryan Haygood, Esq.,President and CEO of the Newark-based New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

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  • President's Message

    Building and Strengthening Partnerships Across New Jersey: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Announces More Than $5 Million in Grants

    | Tanuja Dehne

    In our most recent round of funding, the Dodge Foundation made more than $5 million in grants which served to acknowledge long-standing partners and collaborators, support new partners who are driving racial equity and justice, and respond to the real-time issues and crises facing people across the State of New Jersey. These grants represent our purposeful efforts to support and recognize the impact of years-long partners and institutions, while also strengthening and growing our support to new organizations focused and aligned to our new strategic direction of building a just and equitable New Jersey.  

  • President's Message

    Stronger Together: Dodge Foundation Investing $2.8M in New Jersey’s Recovery and Resiliency

    The past two years have taught us that repairing unjust systems will require well-resourced backing from all of us. Coalition building that mobilizes the power of many toward sustained action has never been more important.  That is why I am pleased to announce a set of Crisis Response Grants and Mission Investments that, together, advance those interrelated goals.

  • President's Message

    Our Path Toward a Just and Equitable New Jersey

    | Tanuja Dehne

    Dodge Foundation set a course five years ago to create a more equitable New Jersey. We are now applying our learning and experience to transform our grantmaking, partnerships, internal operations, and how we deploy our resources.

  • President's Message

    Lessons Learned for the Year Ahead

    | Tanuja Dehne

    collective vision of an equitable New Jersey, we have become more grateful than ever before, counting our blessings, cherishing our loved ones, consuming less, and adapting to our new realities.

  • President's Message

    Imagine a New Way

    | Tanuja Dehne

    While there is much more to deeply understand, the collective work and learning of the board and staff over the last four years has positioned the Dodge Foundation to take responsibility for becoming an anti-racist organization and reimagining the role of philanthropy in New Jersey.

  • President's Message

    Imagine a New Future

    As our worlds keep changing, as we grieve what once was, and as uncomfortable truths are revealed and continue to be experienced, there is hope because our shared humanity is being activated.