The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation supports innovative and creative approaches to advance sustainability and environmental protection in the Garden State. The Foundation works with SCA to create ecosystem resilience and environmentally healthy, sustainable communities in New Jersey; connect people to their natural world; and build an environmental ethic of care and responsibility. For more than 20 years, SCA has worked closely with the Foundation and local youth on projects in Newark, Camden, and parks across the state of New Jersey.

SCA works with the Dodge Foundation to preseve local parks and green spaces and increase accessibility to public lands thoughout the state of New Jersey. SCA connects high school youth to local communities and watersheds through hands-on restoration combined with with job readiness skills and meaningful summer employment while training them as the next generation of New Jerseys’ conservation stewards.