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Disney Friends for Change Grants to Support Environmental Service Projects on Global Youth Service Day

Disney Friends for Change Grants to Support Environmental Service Projects on Global Youth Service Day:
Fifty grants of $500 to young people between the ages of 5 and 25 who are leading service projects that focus on making environmentally friendly changes and engage youth on Global Youth Service Day, April 15-17, 2011

Added by Lee Cruz on March 3, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

National Service Agency Requests Applications for Social Innovation Fund Competition

CONTACT: Ashley Etienne

February 28, 2011 202.606.6944;

Washington, DC—The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today released a Notice of Federal Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2011 grant competition of the Social Innovation Fund. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. “In its first year, the Social Innovation Fund has laid a…


Added by Lee Cruz on March 3, 2011 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Nonprofit capacity builder webinars

In my role as a board member of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, I would like to let you know about webinars that the Alliance is sponsoring. I think that you may find these useful and informative, especially if you are concerned about strengthening nonprofit capacity.

March 3: Helping Nonprofits Survive a Crisis with Kim Klein, widely regarded author of Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times, the 2010 McAdams Book Award Winner



Added by Mike Burns on March 1, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

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

The Annie E. Casey Foundation 2011 Professional Development and Learning Series for New Haven Nonprofits


The Annie E. Casey Foundation/Casey Family Services’ Professional Development and Learning Series is structured to help you and your organization get ahead by providing access to new skills and education that can expand your learning.

In 2011, the Learning Series continues to build on the Foundation’s approach to results…


Added by Lee Cruz on January 31, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Job Posting with CCNE: Community Organizer

CCNE builds community power in Connecticut’s urban centers to advance an agenda

for the working poor around good union jobs, access to health care, quality public

education, affordable housing, racial justice, immigrants’ rights and environmental

stewardship. We are hiring a community organizer to develop and support working

relationships and coalitions among faith, labor, civil rights and community groups in

pursuit of universal health… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on January 28, 2011 at 11:24am — No Comments

If your supporters declare their love for your Nonprofit you could win $5,000!

If you are a non-profit, you know that your supporters have a passion for the good work you do every day. Now, if you can get them to declare their love publicly, they will give your organization a chance to win $5,000 in the first GuideStar-KIMBIA nonprofit giveaway.

The nonprofit that garners the most new reviews between February 1 and February 28, 2011, will receive a $5,000 gift from KIMBIA. Anyone who has firsthand experience… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on January 28, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments

Attention Non-profit grantseekers:

if you're a nonprofit that serves Greater New Haven and the Naugatuck Valley, we (and our partner the Valley Community Foundation) are accepting pre-applications for the Responsive New Grants process; visit our web site for eligibility criteria and to complete your pre-application online.Operating & Program Grants Available to Local Nonprofits

Added by Lee Cruz on January 25, 2011 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Agency Seeks Staff Accountant


A position is available at TEAM to perform general accounting functions in a non-profit, grant funded environment.  Responsibilities include month-end close, balance sheet/expense analysis; financial reporting; assisting with policy development and implementation; quality control; staff support; and assisting with IT management functions.


Candidates should possess BA/BS in Finance or Accounting with 3+ years of experience in general ledger and month end…


Added by Richard Knoll on January 24, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Young Social Activists Invited to Apply for Do Something Awards

Since 1996, Do Something has annually honored young people who are working to improve their communities and the world with the Do Something Awards.

Applicants must be age 25 or younger (born on or after September 1, 1985) and be a U.S. or Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

In 2011, the five nominees will be rewarded with a community grant of $10,000, media coverage, and continued support from Do Something. The grand-prize winner will receive $100,000 during the live… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on January 24, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments


East Rock Village is a nonprofit corporation founded to enable residents over the age of

50 in the East Rock neighborhoods of New Haven, Hamden and North Haven to obtain

the services they need in order to continue to live independently in their homes. The

services we offer include organized activities (social, educational, wellness and

volunteer) and referrals to vetted professional providers of health and home care services.

We are part of a national village movement.…


Added by Lee Cruz on January 21, 2011 at 12:08pm — No Comments

New Haven Home Recovery's Furniture Co-op Needs YOUR Help!

With the recent string of holidays followed by several snow storms, the Furniture Co-op has seen a bit of a dip in donations of gently used furniture. 


The Furniture Co-op collects furniture from the general public and then gives it to families and individuals who are transitioning from homelessness, living with disabilities or other insufferable hardships.


Clients are referred to the Co-op after being pre-screened by partner agencies to ensure that those…


Added by Jackie Janosko on January 19, 2011 at 1:08pm — No Comments

New Haven Home Recovery Employment Opportunities

New Haven Home Recovery currently has 5 positions available for positions in Bridgeport and New Haven. 

You can find full job descriptions and instructions for applying at


The positions available are:

Bridgeport Housing First Case Manager

Stable Families Program Case Manager – Bridgeport

Development Associate

Outreach Case…


Added by Jackie Janosko on January 14, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Need help shoveling snow?

Does anyone need/want help shoveling snow?

I have some high school and middle school kids looking to earn their way to Young Life camp this summer. Please call or email with any leads. Keep us in mind for future storms!


Cat Haist

Area Director

Greater New Haven Young Life


Added by Catherine Haist on January 13, 2011 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Arts Ideas Fellowship Program - Now Accepting Applications for Winter/Spring 2011 Session- deadline 1/21

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is pleased to announce its Winter/Spring 2011 Fellowship Program. 



Added by Dawn Gibson-Brehon on January 12, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Neighbor-to-Neighbor LifeLine

Neighbor-to-Neighbor is a community effort to raise awareness & funds for housing and hunger needs in Greater New Haven. More information at

The Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven and United Way of Greater New Haven launched Neighbor-to-Neighbor LifeLine in the winter of 2009. Since then, Neighbor-to-Neighborhas raised $1.3 million to help meet emergency needs in Greater New Haven.

Neighbor to… Continue

Added by Lee Cruz on January 11, 2011 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Sustainability Fellow position at Yale University's Office of Sustainability

Yale University's Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce the availability of a Sustainability

Fellow position for the Spring of 2011. The Sustainability Fellow position is designed to provide

hands-on experience for a recent college graduate with an interest in campus sustainability. The

selected candidate will be offered a unique opportunity to work in an innovative, internationally


Added by Lee Cruz on January 10, 2011 at 8:29pm — 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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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The Fourth of July, 2020

On the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, all of us at LISC are reflecting on the layered significance of the holiday, and rededicating our efforts to help build a nation where every resident can thrive.

Netflix, LISC Partner on $25M for Black-owned Banks, Communities

Netflix is committing $100 million to reduce the racial wealth gap, and it is kicking off the effort with a $25 million partnership with LISC.

P&G and Secret Join Forces with LISC to fight Inequality and Support Small Business

An exciting new $1.2 million partnership with P&G and its Secret Deodorant brand will bring much-needed relief and resiliency-building support to targeted women- and minority-owned small businesses in the places hardest hit by the coronavirus and its economic fallout.

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