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Bridge Loans for Nonprofits Available

Attention: nonprofits of up to 100 employees are eligible for 0% loans of up to 75K for operating expenses under the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program program. Applications are first come, first serve. Apply here: https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Coronavirus-Business-Recovery/CT-Recovery-Bridge-Loan-ProgramSee More
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Bridge Loans for Nonprofits Available

Attention: nonprofits of up to 100 employees are eligible for 0% loans of up to 75K for operating expenses under the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program program. Applications are first come, first serve. Apply here: https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Coronavirus-Business-Recovery/CT-Recovery-Bridge-Loan-ProgramSee More
Mar 26
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Building Affordable Housing and Stabilizing Neighborhoods

Building Affordable Housing and Stabilizing Neighborhoods Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven has a long history of reversing blight and stabilizing neighborhoods as it builds and renovates homes for low-income families. Its work has focused on people with specific barriers, including veterans and people with histories of incarceration. In a recent trend, it is also…See More
Aug 22, 2019
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Building Affordable Housing and Stabilizing Neighborhoods

Building Affordable Housing and Stabilizing Neighborhoods Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven has a long history of reversing blight and stabilizing neighborhoods as it builds and renovates homes for low-income families. Its work has focused on people with specific barriers, including veterans and people with histories of incarceration. In a recent trend, it is also…See More
Aug 22, 2019
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New Haven Healthy Start 's 9th Annual Family, Fun and Fitness Day at Scantlebury Park

August 16, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm
Join New Haven Healthy Start for a fun, FREE day of Zumba, face painting, hula hoop, tug-o-war, jump rope, potato sack race, community resources, health screenings and so much more! Lunch provided - hotdogs, hamburgers, chips! More info:…See More
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New Haven Healthy Start 's 9th Annual Family, Fun and Fitness Day at Scantlebury Park

August 16, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm
Join New Haven Healthy Start for a fun, FREE day of Zumba, face painting, hula hoop, tug-o-war, jump rope, potato sack race, community resources, health screenings and so much more! Lunch provided - hotdogs, hamburgers, chips! More info:…See More
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New Haven Healthy Start 's 9th Annual Family, Fun and Fitness Day at Scantlebury Park

August 16, 2019 from 12pm to 3pm
Join New Haven Healthy Start for a fun, FREE day of Zumba, face painting, hula hoop, tug-o-war, jump rope, potato sack race, community resources, health screenings and so much more! Lunch provided - hotdogs, hamburgers, chips! More info:…See More
Aug 9, 2019
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Ending Hunger with Summer Meals

During the summer months, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. Local food policy advocates have teamed up with End Hunger Connecticut! to make sure that doesn’t happen in and around New Haven.New Haven’s and Hamden’s Free Summer Meals Program has kicked off with more than 70 meal sites at schools, camps, churches, and mobile…See More
Jul 24, 2019
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Ending Hunger with Summer Meals

During the summer months, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. Local food policy advocates have teamed up with End Hunger Connecticut! to make sure that doesn’t happen in and around New Haven.New Haven’s and Hamden’s Free Summer Meals Program has kicked off with more than 70 meal sites at schools, camps, churches, and mobile…See More
Jul 18, 2019
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Ending Hunger with Summer Meals

During the summer months, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. Local food policy advocates have teamed up with End Hunger Connecticut! to make sure that doesn’t happen in and around New Haven.New Haven’s and Hamden’s Free Summer Meals Program has kicked off with more than 70 meal sites at schools, camps, churches, and mobile…See More
Jul 18, 2019
The Community Foundation for GNH's blog post was featured

New Haven Healthy Start's 9th Annual Family, Fun and Fitness Day

Join New Haven Healthy Start for a fun, FREE day of Zumba, face painting, hula hoop, tug-o-war, jump rope, potato sack race, community resources, free health screenings and so much more! Lunch provided - hotdogs, hamburgers, chips! August 16, 2019 12-3 p.m. in Scantlebury Park, 139 Ashmun St., New Haven More info:…See More
Jul 17, 2019
The Community Foundation for GNH posted a blog post

New Haven Healthy Start's 9th Annual Family, Fun and Fitness Day

Join New Haven Healthy Start for a fun, FREE day of Zumba, face painting, hula hoop, tug-o-war, jump rope, potato sack race, community resources, free health screenings and so much more! Lunch provided - hotdogs, hamburgers, chips! August 16, 2019 12-3 p.m. in Scantlebury Park, 139 Ashmun St., New Haven More info:…See More
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Name of the Organization
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Contact Person
Tricia Caldwell
Job Title
Director of Communications
Contact phone
203-777-2386
E-mail
contactus@cfgnh.org
Website
http://www.cfgnh.org
Interest
Early Childhood, Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Food Assistance, Energy Assistance, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
Description Interest
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is a philanthropic institution that was established in 1928 through a bequest. For over 90 years, thousands of donors have built the community endowment by establishing permanent funds or making gifts to existing funds that distribute grants to nonprofits serving the Greater New Haven community and beyond. These donors, past and present, make their gifts to ensure that programs and causes that matter most to them will be supported today and forever.

The Foundation is among the oldest and largest of 700+ community foundations in the United States and remains the largest grantmaker in a region of twenty-towns located in the heart of central Connecticut.

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COVID-19 Response Checklist for Nonprofits

Posted on June 23, 2020 at 5:36pm 0 Comments

Hey Nonprofits!

Has your organization created processes and procedures to deal with the COVID-19 crisis? Are staff prepared and properly supported? This checklist created by Risk Alternatives highlights key points to consider.

Learn more: …

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Bridge Loans for Nonprofits Available

Posted on March 26, 2020 at 8:33am 0 Comments

Attention: nonprofits of up to 100 employees are eligible for 0% loans of up to 75K for operating expenses under the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program program. Applications are first come, first serve. Apply here: https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Coronavirus-Business-Recovery/CT-Recovery-Bridge-Loan-Program

Community Census Workshops

Posted on February 27, 2020 at 12:11pm 0 Comments

Learn about how to empower your community to respond to the 2020 Census. Make sure that we receive fair representation and adequate federal funding for important programs. 

Aprenda cómo movilizar a la comunidad para responder al Censo 2020. Asegúrese que nuestra comunidad recibe una representación justa y fondos federales para programas importantes.…

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Caring for Neglected Pets at The Animal Haven

Posted on February 20, 2020 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

The Animal Haven in North Haven recently opened its new cat wing with grant support from the Lillian and Henry Konopacke Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The wing is part of a larger renovation that brings the shelter up to best practice standards for housing,…

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Welcome to GNH Community, glad to have you join us. Members may post information that they think will be of interest to nonprofits, civic organizations, the people they serve or the general public. You may post calendared events on the events page, non-date specific information on the blog, pictures or video. For profit business members may not advertise or promote their business on this site.

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

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Financial Opportunity Centers: Flexibility in the Face of a Pandemic

The people who run LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers across the country are a class of essential workers who have had to think creatively and act quickly to help clients who are among those hardest hit by the brutal economic fallout of Covid-19. This is how they’ve adapted to make sure their services are reaching those who need them.

$15 Million from Wells Fargo Will Ramp up LISC-Kiva Support for Vulnerable Small Businesses

Wells Fargo is granting $15 million to LISC to support small businesses reeling in the wake of the economic fallout from Covid. LISC will use the funds in a partnership with Kiva, the crowd-funding social impact platform, to get grants and low-cost loans to more than 2,800 entrepreneurs in urban and rural markets nationwide. The capital will be targeted at preventing further loss in revenue, sustaining employment and averting vacancies among vulnerable small business owners.

Can Bold Federal Action Head Off a Covid-19 Housing Disaster?

The United States has never seen the scale of potential housing displacement that families are facing right now. The country needs an immediate, unprecedented federal housing relief plan—with rental assistance, foreclosure protection and housing aid to state/local governments—to keep families in their homes and protect communities from deep and lasting economic scars.

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