Four Key Take-Aways from the Dodge Foundation's Extensive Grant Allocation

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the major philanthropic player in New Jersey, recently awarded 77 grants to non-profit organizations across the state. The breadth of their gift is pretty impressive—some would even say overwhelming—so we delved a bit deeper into the fine print to extract some key findings that may prove useful to non-profit organizations both in and outside New Jersey.
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Barr Foundation Gives Big for Youth Arts

Not only is the Barr Foundation supporting Boston's rich arts culture, it's safeguarding it for future generations (see Barr Foundation: Boston Area Grants). Instead of hand-picking a few youth arts programs here and there, the philanthropic bigwig announced a massive grant program that will benefit fifteen youth arts programs in the city of Boston. Consequently, the Boston Children's Chorus and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra are two of the fortunate organizations reaping the benefits this year.