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February 2011 Blog Posts (3)

5 Ways to Improve Your Site's Content Now


A website is the cornerstone of a well-considered communications plan. It is often the first point of contact.

And you don't have to wait for a major site redesign to improve the way your website's written content serves those visitors. Ask yourself the following questions:

• How effectively does your site reflect your goals and mission?

• Is it compelling? Does it engage people and provide them with a call to… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on February 10, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Four-Year Scholarship Application Available

Attention Graduating Class of 2011!

Theta Epsilon Omega Chapter is offering a four-year scholarship, up to $4,000, to a graduating senior in the top third of his or her class.  The…


Added by Theta Epsilon Omega Chapter on February 7, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Boost! Request for Information (RFI) from Community Organizations and Groups

Does your organization or group provide programs or services to students in the New Haven public schools, and/or do you have an interest in working more closely with the schools?  If so, we encourage you to respond to this Boost! Request for Information.  To find out more, please go online at:


This Request for Information (RFI) has two goals:

1) To respond to specific needs…


Added by Kim Bohen on February 4, 2011 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives











Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

Neighborhoods: What is Working

Parish Portrait: Mt Scott-Arleta, Portland, OR with B.D. Dormaier

How a few plants, a mural, and less pavement could bring more to a neighborhood than one big ministry.

Government Innovation Isn’t Your Main Problem

An undue focus on making government more innovative might inhibit you from working with the innovation that is going on and the innovators who are doing it.

Color Your World with Kindness

A Better World's short animated video shows how small acts of kindness can spread and flourish within our communities and beyond.

Open Street Project

Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with the non-profit organization New Brunswick Tomorrow to deliver an educational Open Streets Study Tour in New Brunswick, NJ from October 6th - October 8th. The Study Tour will feature classroom sessions, networking opportunities, a behind the scenes tour of New Brunswick’s industry leading Ciclovia.

The post Join us for an Open Streets Study Tour October 6th-8th! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Project Revamped

The Open Streets Project has undergone some changes over the last year. We bid a sad farewell to project co-founder, the Alliance for Biking & Walking, who are moving on to other things, and we happily welcomed a new partner, international Open Streets leader 8 80 Cities. We are excited for all the possibilities and energy this partnership will bring.

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

LISC Awarded CDFI Fund’s Largest Capital Magnet Fund Grant

The Treasury Department’s CDFI Fund announced a new round of Capital Magnet Fund grants to spur an expected $3.2 billion in affordable housing and economic development. LISC will use its $7.5 million award—the largest in this round of funding—to seed $150 million in development activity in urban and rural communities.

Union Pacific Partners with LISC to Bridge the Skills Gap

A new $3 million grant from Union Pacific will help underemployed people in Chicago, Houston, Kansas City and Tacoma build the skills they need to compete for good jobs and raise their standards of living. “Union Pacific is investing in American workers and an economic future based on quality jobs,” said Maurice Jones, LISC president and CEO.

Wells Fargo Helps LISC Expand Financial Opportunity

LISC and Wells Fargo have a long history of collaboration on work to expand housing, economic development, health, safety and jobs. A new $2.5 million grant from the bank will help LISC expand Financial Opportunity Centers in 15 cities so they can reach more people with more services, and help people raise their incomes and overall standards of living.

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