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… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 20, 2010 at 5:03pm —
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:
Added by Lee Cruz on February 19, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Dear Connecticut Nonprofits and Friends, Continue
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…
Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2010 at 3:00pm —
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…
Added by Lee Cruz on February 18, 2010 at 2:32pm —
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:… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 16, 2010 at 3:07pm —
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
The Katharine Matthies Foundation was established in 1987 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for…
Added by Lee Cruz on February 16, 2010 at 2:30pm —
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 —
Winter Session 2010
Feb. 8th - Mar. 19st
Obviously, we're not doing it for the money!
First come, first serve; Space is limited.…
Added by Todd Foster on February 11, 2010 at 5:20pm —
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 Greater New Haven region. The program, designed as a basic skills… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 11, 2010 at 3:07pm —
Added by Lee Cruz on February 11, 2010 at 2:21pm —
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 - …
Added by Lee Cruz on February 8, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Come have fun painting recycled oil drums on:
Sat. Feb. 6th
noon to 4PM
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.
The 6 drums will… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 4, 2010 at 12:47pm —
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 —
It is a program that CAHS is implementing, in partnership with other organizations, to make benefits more readily available for people that need them. EBO is web-based application that helps case managers and intake workers screen clients for ten benefits simultaneously, allowing them to have quick access to more services. You can find more information on the software here
Added by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on February 3, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Third Sector Connector Forums.
Whether you're a finance manager with a question about audits, a program manager looking for new volunteer recruitment strategies, or an executive director or board member with questions about rotating board terms, you've come to the right place (and send the rest of your team here, too!). We've designed these forums so that you can connect with… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on February 1, 2010 at 5:01pm —
Customers donated more than $4.7 million through the JCPenney Afterschool Round-up campaigns last year. During each 10-day event, shoppers were invited to “round-up” their JCPenney purchases to the nearest whole dollar and donate the difference to the JCPenney Afterschool Fund. JCPenney formalized its commitment to… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 31, 2010 at 10:28am —
Everything about fundraising is Relationship Fundraising. That is the theme of every post. That is the point of this post. Greenwich-based Atlantic-Pacific Capital (there are dozens of these in Fairfield County, the world’s capital of such firms) raises capital for private equity, real estate, energy, infrastructure, healthcare, technology and hedge fund placements, as well as private placement… Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 29, 2010 at 4:49pm —
You are an expert. The Cision video (first link below) is a helpful tool to help you realize that fact. The other links will help you get noticed by journalists. Not much more to say. Ever wonder why this or that person was quoted in an important article or television spot on a subject you know infinitely more about? These links will help answer that nagging question.…
Added by Lee Cruz on January 29, 2010 at 4:43pm —
Probably most of you already know, but a good reminder:
Connecticut’s Care 4 Kids child care assistance program continues to be open for services to eligible working families. In addition, the program has raised the income limit to allow more working families to qualify.
The program will NOT close to working families as of December 31, 2009, as previously announced. It will remain open to working families until at least February 28, 2010, pending budget… Continue
Added by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on January 28, 2010 at 10:38am —
From our friends at DataHaven (a great website, by the way):
Do you have opinions about your neighborhood’s convenience, safety or appearance, skills you can contribute, or suggestions for improving the community? Do you want to help your neighborhood become an even better place to live and work?
We’re excited to announce the first-ever New Haven Neighborhood Quality of Life… Continue
Added by Roger Senserrich - CAHS on January 28, 2010 at 10:30am —