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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, 2020
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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, 2020
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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
Aug 16, 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
Aug 12, 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
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
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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
Matt Higbee
Job Title
Content and Engagement Manager
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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Funding for Nonprofits Serving Greater New Haven Available from Local Community Foundations

Posted on January 7, 2022 at 11:54am 0 Comments

New Haven, CT (January 7, 2022) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, and its partner in philanthropy, the Valley Community Foundation, announce the opening of their 2022 grant application processes.

On January 14, the foundations will co-host a webinar that provides an overview of the various competitive grant opportunities,…

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2022 Funding Opportunities Webinar: Jan. 14

Posted on January 5, 2022 at 4:28pm 0 Comments

Nonprofits serving Greater New Haven are encouraged to attend an upcoming webinar on January, 14, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Review responsive grant opportunities and learn all about 2022 deadlines, capacity building training sessions and more.

Topics covered include:

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Hotels for People Experiencing Homelessness

Posted on December 16, 2021 at 9:19am 0 Comments

 Photo Credit: Emily Hays, New Haven Independent

When the pandemic hit in early 2020, homeless services providers in New Haven and around the state suddenly had to figure out an alternative to existing emergency shelters. The communal sleeping spaces of shelters could not comply with social distancing requirements.

Working…

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Racial Equity and Creative Healing grants awarded to Greater New Haven artists, projects and programs

Posted on September 15, 2021 at 3:50pm 0 Comments

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awards $583,000 in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven

New Haven, CT (Sept. 13, 2021) - Sixteen local artists and art projects including a Black film festival, neighborhood jazz workshops, youth podcasting and a platform for local hip-hop artists are…

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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 Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

National Equity Fund Announces Record $2.2 Billion Investment in Affordable Housing for 2021

What a way to celebrate a birthday: National Equity Fund (NEF), LISC’s Low Income Housing Tax Credit syndication subsidiary, turns 35 this month, just as they announce a record-breaking $2.2 billion in affordable housing investments for 2021.That includes $1.23 billion in LIHTC investments and $930 million in preservation loans to improve existing homes—all adding up to nearly 13,600 new and refurbished units. And that in the midst of a pandemic.

Investing in Quality Education

This January marks UNESCO’s fourth International Day of Education and creates an opportunity to celebrate progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education. “Quality Education” enables upward economic mobility, reduces inequalities and is a key to fostering tolerance and more peaceful societies. Promoting educational opportunity is at the foundation of the work LISC does in neighborhoods across the country.

Foot Locker, Inc. & LISC Announce Funding for 16 Organizations Focused on Advancing Health, Wealth, & Upward Mobility in BIPOC Communities

The first round of grants through the $3 million Foot Locker Foundation Community Empowerment Program will help bridge gaps in racial equity with support for mentorship, career development, and civic engagement programs for youth.

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