nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
From the Department of Social Services:
We have received approval from FNS to automatically mass reissue 25% of our SNAP households’ August benefits to help with food losses caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
Added by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on September 8, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments
The Connecticut Nonprofit Strategy Platform is an open resource to assist nonprofits, elected officials and public policy makers, philanthropic funders and all Connecticut citizens to:
Added by Lee Cruz on September 8, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments
As energy assistance agencies began to accept applications yesterday, the State Department of Social Services considered which plan to recommend to the General Assembly for this winter's heating assistance program (CEAP). A fifty percent reduction in federal funds and an 40% increase in program participants and fuel costs since 2008 is the problem. Administering agencies are wondering how they will process 130,000 residents with half the staff (10% of the grant is permitted for…Continue
Added by Richard Knoll on September 2, 2011 at 3:02pm — No Comments
Church on the Rock's School of Life Enrichment is about to start a new semester of classes. Space is limited but classes are open to the public.
Zumba, Martial Arts, Knitting, Writing a Business Plan, and much more.....
http://www.morningglorycda.com/My_Church.html for details
Added by Todd Foster on September 2, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments
The City and the Urban Resources Initiative (URI) are collaborating in an effort to clean up city parks. If you think you can help check out the options on the attached flyer for dates, times and locations.
Added by Lee Cruz on August 31, 2011 at 7:05pm — No Comments
Greetings, everybody. In the wake of the hurricane, I feel there is a great opportunity to help bring together those in our community. One such tool for fostering community growth is SHARE Haven. SHARE Haven is The Greater New Haven area's Time Bank. With time banking, people offer their services and skills to one another, recording their time to be used as a currency with others in the network. With so many…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 30, 2011 at 9:41pm — No Comments
No power, no water at your house?
A. If you have a water tank you have upwards of 50 gallons of potable water in your basement.
1. Turn of the pilot so the water heater does not burn out.
2. Open a facet at the highest level of your home so air can get into the system
3. Take water from your water tank through the faucet at the bottom of the tank, once you drain it do not for get to shut the Faucet off.
4. Remember, no hot water until you start…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Not In Our Town National Week of Action: Communities Stand Together Against Hate
Date: September 18–24
More Information: www.niot.org
Communities nationwide are using a new PBS documentary, Not In Our Town: Light in the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 26, 2011 at 5:29pm — No Comments
The Greater New Haven Green Fund is now accepting grant proposals for environmental projects related to pollution reduction and environmental justice. The Fund will distribute $50,000 this fall through three grant levels:
Nonprofit organizations and community groups working to improve the environmental quality of life in the New Haven…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 24, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Immigrants and refugees will receive help in studying for the U.S. Citizenship Test. Curriculum includes lessons on U.S. history, civics, and government, and will prepare participants to take the citizenship exam.
Wednesday evenings (beginning August 17th), 6-8 pm
NH Public Library, 133 Elm Street.
Classes are free and open to all. Please spread the word!
This program is a collaboration between IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services,…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on August 14, 2011 at 7:22pm — No Comments
IRIS is looking to fill the FT position of Refugee Education and Youth Services Program Coordinator.
IRIS- Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (www.irisct.org) welcomes and resettles approximately 200 refugees each year-- people fleeing persecution in their home countries who are invited to come to the United States. They come seeking safety, freedom, peace, and opportunities. IRIS is responsible for welcoming them…Continue
Added by Kelly Hebrank on August 14, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Canning is a lifelong skill that can help you maximize your intake of yummy local produce! This Thursday at CitySeed's Fair Haven Farmers' Market, community member Ruziye Yeroz will teach us how to pickle and can farm fresh cucumbers…Continue
Added by Emma Mendelsohn on August 9, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
TELLING YOUR PROGRAM’S STORY
"The purpose of this workbook is to help public health program administrators understand what a “success story” is, why it is important to tell success stories, and how to develop success stories. This document is intended to be used by program…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on August 8, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments
Added by Todd Foster on July 26, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments
Three Full Scholarships Available
Due to multiple philanthropic support, (three) full scholarships are remaining for next week’s Facing Change Executive Director Summer Retreat for Greater New Haven area nonprofits. If you are an Executive Director of a Greater New Haven nonprofit and would like to apply for the scholarship please contact Linda Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org or…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 26, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
The Fair Haven Farmers' Market runs every Thursday, 3pm - 7pm, in the Quinnipiac River Park, on the corner of Grand Avenue and Front Street.
You can now show your support for CitySeed Farmers' Markets by becoming a Friend of the Market! We are in our second season of the Friends of the Market program at the Edgewood Park, and we are now excited to expand it to Fair Haven and the…Continue
Added by Emma Mendelsohn on July 25, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments
Added by Justin Haaheim on July 20, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments
New Life Corporation is a small 501(c)(3) organization based in New Haven Connecticut. Its mission is to improve the economic security of low and moderate-income families living in Greater New Haven through a combination of financial education and asset-building services. We currently have two opportunities for the Greater New Haven area, that being of a Financial Services Program Manager and a staff Grant Writer to work with our development team.
Please see the links below…Continue
Added by Christopher Cornell on July 14, 2011 at 10:57am — No Comments
Added by Lee Cruz on July 12, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments
Child Trends Research Update:
Children's experiences both…
Added by Lee Cruz on July 5, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments