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February 2010 Blog Posts (22)

CoPh - Senate Passes Jobs Bill That Includes Tax Credit for Nonprofit Employers

Senate Passes Jobs Bill That Includes Tax Credit for Nonprofit Employers

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 25, 2010 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Connecticut Bar Foundation offers scholarships for best essay on "The Trouble with Texting" (Hint: Don’t Twitter your entry)

The Connecticut Bar Foundations Tenth Annual James W. Cooper Fellows Essay Contest is challenging high school-age students to voice their opinions on "The Trouble with Texting."…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 24, 2010 at 4:09pm — No Comments

New Haven Teen shooting Victim's Family in Need

Teen Shooting victim struggles to survive. Family in need!

http://helpnewhaven.org

Added by Todd Foster on February 24, 2010 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Census 2010: Resources and Information

New from Nonprofits Count



With only 35 days to go until April 1st,…
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Added by Lee Cruz on February 24, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Best Practices are Flawed Because We Are Human by JAMIE NOTTER

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 23, 2010 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Representing Yourself at Your UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION APPEAL HEARING

FREE Pro Se Clinic:

Representing Yourself at Your UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION APPEAL HEARING…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 22, 2010 at 5:10pm — No Comments

NEW TOOL COMPARES FOOD ENVIRONMENTS OF U.S. COUNTIES

Your Food Environment Atlas is an online mapping tool that assembles

statistics on food environment indicators and provides a spatial

overview of a community's ability to access healthy food and its

success in doing so. The atlas was developed by the U.S. Department of

Agriculture's Economic Research Service, with support from…
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Added by Lee Cruz on February 20, 2010 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Is Social Media a Fad? Not according to the data presented in this compelling video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8

And not according to the Council on Foundations and to prove the point this is the way they presented the data at a recent gathering of the Chairs of the Board and Presidents of their member organizations:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8

Added by Lee Cruz on February 19, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Highly skilled professionals seeking volunteer work in Connecticut's nonprofits

Dear Connecticut Nonprofits and Friends,



Encore!Hartford has received 54 applications from highly skilled and highly passionate professionals from throughout Connecticut who seek to transition their seasoned professional skills and experience for work in Connecticut's nonprofits. There are only 20 seats available for Encore!Hartford’s pilot…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

FREE office furniture

Chamber of Commerce has free office furniture they would to donate to any nonprofit organization. First-come, first-served, and must be picked up by 3pm on Monday, February 22nd.

4 Wood Desks

1 Small Round Conference Table…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2010 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Temporary Part-time and Full-time positions available with the Census Bureau

Temporary part-time and full-time positions available in the evenings and on the weekends with the Census Bureau for between five and ten weeks, mostly in April and May. The pay rate is $16-24.25/hour.

To apply, the applicant must take an employment test, which can be scheduled through the office (203-404-0940), and pass a background check. If you are interested in hearing more about this or would like brochures/flyers to pass out, please contact: Jess Goehrke:…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 16, 2010 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Katharine Matthies Foundation grants in Education; Health; Human Services, restricted for: Lower Naugatuck Valley: www.bankofamerica.com/grantmaking

www.bankofamerica.com/grantmaking and search: Katharine Matthies Foundation

Program Type: Education; Health; Human Services

Area Served: CT

Proposal Due: May 1

Restrictions: Lower Naugatuck Valley

Mission

The Katharine Matthies Foundation was established in 1987 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 16, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

www.TechSoup.org Can Help Your Nonprofit with Technical Assistance, Software and Hardware

If you would like to learn more please email me and I will forward a link where you can download the Techsoup presentation to view or to share with the tech folks that work with your organization.

Added by Lee Cruz on February 11, 2010 at 5:29pm — No Comments

COTR Classes Open to the Public

Winter Session 2010

Feb. 8th - Mar. 19st


Obviously, we're not doing it for the money!

First come, first serve; Space is limited.…

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Added by Todd Foster on February 11, 2010 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Arts & Ideas Fellowship program for low income high school juniors and seniors from the Greater New Haven

IFAI Fellowship Program Application Form (2).doc

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas has launched an Arts & Ideas Fellowship program for low income high school juniors and seniors from the…

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 11, 2010 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Your Community and the U.S. Census: Combine to WIN

For every person that does not get counted in the 2010 Census your community loses thousands of dollars in federal funds. You can help:

1. Participate in the CENSUS: http://www.census.gov/

2. Educate yourself about the CENSUS - …

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 8, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Painting Recycled Oil Drums: 2/6 12-4pm Erector Sq.

Come have fun painting recycled oil drums on:



Sat. Feb. 6th

noon to 4PM

Erector Square

315 Peck Street, Fair Haven section of New Haven, CT

Bldg. #6-West, Studio-D, ground floor

First parking lot between Bldgs 2 & 3.




Bring friends or just stop by and add your touch to a drum.

It's a painting party with pizza, refreshments, and music.



A permanent decal will include your name on the drum you painted.

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Added by Lee Cruz on February 4, 2010 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Corporate philanthropy is first and foremost about employee morale...

source:http://causect.wordpress.com/2010/01/31/anatomy-of-a-tie-in-fundraising-opportunity-and-tribute-event/



When a local corporation does not have an office dedicated to corporate contributions, who is the go-to person? Human Resources? Even when there are full-time communications people dedicated to giving, HR is always at the giving table because corporate… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on February 4, 2010 at 12:03pm — No Comments

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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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The Faces of “Bring Them HOMES”

A poignant photography exhibit honors veterans whose lives have been touched by Bring Them HOMES, our housing initiative for homeless and at-risk former servicemen and women. All photos by Gus Powell/Courtesy Lee Marks Fine Art

Top Reads, Week of 11/5

Check out our top three reads of the week. They cover the challenges and opportunities facing American communities right now. This week, we’re delving into a report on jobs that fall short of the middle-class salary threshold, Opportunity Zones, and the impact a felony charge has on one’s ability to participate in democracy.

Progress and Possibilities for Housing Every Veteran

Our commitment to helping house homeless and at-risk veterans won’t let up until there are no more ex-military men and women living on the streets. It’s hard work, especially in hot, high-cost markets. In honor of Veteran's Day, we're highlighting the creative solutions and partnerships that build supportive housing communities and make it possible for us reach our collective goal.

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