In March, at its first board meeting of the year, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Trustees awarded 55 grants totaling $2,693,000, in addition to $26,000 approved in December.
In Arts, Dodge awarded 30 grants totaling $992,500 to organizations recognized for connecting communities and the arts. In Environment, Dodge awarded 21 grants totaling $1,341,000. In Education, Dodge awarded a $309,500 grant to Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship for continued support of the New Jersey Teacher Fellowship Program.Through its flagship Technical Assistance program and other initiatives, Dodge awarded $60,000 in additional grants this round. Additional grants were award to support programs focused on healthy eating and environmental stewardship and community-driven efforts toward healing and understanding and against fear and prejudice in New Jersey.