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To help heal racial wounds, Black national anthem would become America's hymn under proposal

Deborah Barfield Berry
USA TODAY - January 11, 2021



Added by Lee Cruz on January 13, 2021 at 11:41am — No Comments

Funding Opportunities for Greater New Haven Nonprofits

Grantseeker Information Webinar

Last chance to register!

Thursday, January 14, 20219:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Sign up for this valuable webinar about The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's grant processes.

Learn all about 2021 deadlines, capacity building training sessions and more. 



Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 12, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments

The Hamden Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) in partnershup with the CT Department of Housing (DOH) and the CT Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) is pleased to announce this exciting new training…

The Hamden Economic Development Corporation (HEDC) in partnershup with the CT Department of Housing (DOH) and the CT Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) is pleased to announce this exciting new training opportuntiy. This program is open to CT Residents who are interested in a career in the field of housing and community development. Here are links to the facebook page  (new web site coming soon).…


Added by Dale Kroop on January 8, 2021 at 9:30am — No Comments

CT Energy Assistance Program

Residents who reside in East Haven, New Haven, West Haven, North Haven or Hamden can still apply with us for help paying their heating costs through the CT Energy Assistance Program. Please call (203) 285-8018 to schedule an appointment to apply over the phone. 

People can also request an application be mailed to them by calling  203 387-7700 ext. 287.  We’ve taken applications for just over 5,100…


Added by Bianca Bowles on January 6, 2021 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Know someone in need of health insurance?

Access Health CT has extended its Open Enrollment period until January 15, 2021!!

Access Health CT is the state's official health insurance marketplace, where you can shop, compare and enroll in quality healthcare plans.  It is the only place where you can qualify for financial help to lower your costs, or be eligible for free or low-cost coverage through HUSKY Health (Medicaid/Children's…


Added by Damaris Velez on December 30, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

SVP Connecticut's $25,000 Race Equity Fund Grant Application Is Now Available

Social Venture Partners Connecticut

Accepting Applications for

Race Equity Grant Fund



Added by Michael Van Leesten on December 25, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Continuum's Annual Fund 2020

Our clients urgently need your support this holiday season. We cannot do it alone.
Your support (no matter the size) will help provide much needed supplies and equipment to protect and maintain their wellbeing and basic needs during the very threatening times still to come.…

Added by Continuum of Care, Inc. on December 22, 2020 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Calling All Community Leaders!


Added by Lee Cruz on December 18, 2020 at 3:54pm — No Comments

DESK is Hiring a Program Director!



- Full-time, 40 hours per week

- Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

- Occasional nights & weekends, some flexibility   

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK)…


Added by Steve Werlin on December 18, 2020 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Can opportunity zones revive struggling neighborhoods?

Opportunity Zones are a federal tax incentive intended to draw private investment to distressed neighborhoods. A year ago it was one of the hottest ideas around. A year later, the program is, as U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, said in a recent telephone interview, “in desperate need of tweaking.” …


Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 17, 2020 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Yale Peabody Museum seeks Assistant Director of Development

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.


General Purpose: 


Reporting to…


Added by Careers at Yale on December 16, 2020 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Minority businesses: Wounded by COVID, but key to inclusive revival

Tia Woods makes a breakfast during her night shift. She now has a mentor helping  her learn how to improve her business when she opens online. “What can I do better to make sure that my business doesn’t close again?” Woods asked herself. Photo: Yehyun Kim, CT Mirror.

If the state is to achieve an inclusive recovery…


Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 10, 2020 at 11:50am — No Comments

Part-time CHW position at CARE

CARE is looking to hire a part-time Community Health Worker to support participants in a virtual Diabetes Prevention Program. The CHW will help participants to address program barriers and challenges by providing health education, referrals to social services and clinical care, and general support/advocacy. Additionally, this role will help to develop program procedures, recruit and enroll participants, conduct regular home visits (remotely or in-person), and…


Added by Alycia Santilli on December 10, 2020 at 9:59am — No Comments

Fair Haven Community Health Care's COVID Testing Site Moved- Effective: December 3rd

As of Thursday, December 3rd, Fair Haven Community Health Care's COVID-19 testing site will be moving to 293 East Street in New Haven. We are currently offering free COVID testing from our 350 Grand Avenue location. The move to the new space will give us more room to better serve those who want a COVID test. Testing will still be available Monday to Friday with walk-ups welcome from 9:30 am to 12 pm and then from 1 pm…


Added by Katie Prota on December 4, 2020 at 10:30am — No Comments

Inclusive Growth: Is regional activity the state’s last option?

The city of Indianapolis merged with surrounding Marion County. A more regional approach to planning and local services could help solve many of the problems that plague Connecticut, experts say. …


Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 3, 2020 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Attention Community Leaders!


Added by Lee Cruz on November 30, 2020 at 4:39pm — No Comments

CitySeed is hiring! Food Entrepreneurship Program Manager

CitySeed seeks a dynamic and driven Food Entrepreneurship Program Manager with food business experience to coordinate CitySeed Incubates, our food business incubation programming and services. 

CitySeed’s Food Business Incubation programming is designed to help build a more equitable local food system in the New Haven area that supports economic development, community…


Added by Ashley Kremser on November 20, 2020 at 10:59am — No Comments

In recovering urban areas, homeownership makes all the difference

CT already had the largest gaps in the country for homeownership between white residents and people of color.…


Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 19, 2020 at 8:46am — No Comments

CT Health Department COVID Alert CT app, notifies you if you have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19

To stop the spread of COVID-19, Connecticut needs everyone to do…


Added by Lee Cruz on November 17, 2020 at 11:10am — No Comments

Agency on Aging RFP for orgs providing services to older adults






Please forward this RFP to any interested agency.


The RFP and information about the AASCC can be found and downloaded at our website:




Added by Jackie Downing on November 17, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

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Open Street Project

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

These Nonprofits Give Small Businesses What They Need to Survive and Thrive

So much goes into the relationship between small businesses and the nonprofit business development organizations (BDOs) that are dedicated to supporting them and helping them grow. The three BDOs profiled here, longtime LISC partners, have gone above and beyond to help entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 pandemic. They know that the wellbeing of small businesses means jobs preserved, goods and services are accessible to the community, and local economies have a better chance of weathering the pandemic-borne recession.

Fay Darmawi: In Her Own Words

Fay Darmawi is a social practice artist who focuses on cities, storytelling, and media. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the SF Urban Film Fest, a film festival focused on civic engagement inspired by great storytelling. I spoke with her in February 2020 and again in May and July 2020.

In a Time of Crisis, Business Development Organizations Step Up

Small business owners cherish their independence, but they can also use outside advice and technical assistance to be successful—or simply to survive a crisis like the pandemic. And that's where business development organizations (BDOs) come in. LISC BDO partners link their on-the-ground networks and insight with LISC’s national scale, funding and expertise to support small businesses, in the midst of COVID, and for the future.

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