nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to nonprofit organizations serving the Greater New Haven region, announces that it has awarded $2,405,044 in one-year and multi-year grants to 43 nonprofits serving its twenty-town region. These grants are the culmination of The Community Foundation’s largest, annual competitive grants process, which began in March with 123 applicants requesting $9.2 Million in total funding. This…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 31, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments
Leave it to a child to ask profound questions. During the month of October OneWorld focused on Ovarian, Prostate and Breast Cancer Education and Awareness. In trying to answer the two questions above from an 11 year-old, we turned to the experts at the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society. The answers we found are helpful to everyone who has these same questions. We also believe that by understanding the basic information presented here…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 31, 2014 at 2:01pm — No Comments
The information included here is part of a comprehensive and informative article from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:
Timothy Landers, PhD, CNP, and Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, CRNP, are Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars. In his work, Landers focuses on the epidemiology and prevention of…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 30, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement.
– Sir Ken Robinson – …
Added by Sarah Tankoos on October 29, 2014 at 12:50pm — No Comments
The Community Foundation is pleased to share the following information to help strengthen your organization and our local nonprofit sector. Please note the survey is to be completed by nonprofit executives and Board members:
Third Sector New England is launching a new study on the state of nonprofit leadership.
The survey is designed for executive directors and board members to:
• help investigate your current challenges
• discover where your organization is…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 24, 2014 at 4:18pm — No Comments
The magic is back! New Haven's magicians bring magic to the Elm City for the 8th year.
All shows are free and open to the public
Saturday 10/25/2014 2:00 pmContinue
Added by Lee Cruz on October 24, 2014 at 11:57am — No Comments
The annual "Women on Boards" is out and the dissapointing findings about Philadelphia area publicly traded companies and nonprofit boards include learning that:
Nearly four in 10 - 39 percent - of top executive positions at 18 area colleges are held by women. Yet women make up only 14 percent of executive ranks at public companies.
At public companies, females fill 12 percent of the board seats, but they more than double that - at 26 percent - at 17 of the region's health care…Continue
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The decision by Susan B. Komen For the Cure to accept a pretty large (by most nonprofit standards) gift from an oil fracking company appears to be creating for other nonprofits a stir akin to drilling teeth. You can read a "bit" about the issues here.
Included among the "issues":
a) tainted money -- when is it tainted and when/if should a nonprofit not accept such resources
b) public perception - when/if should a nonprofit respond to the "noise"
c) board position…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on October 17, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments
FISH OF GREATER NEW HAVEN, INC.
for immediate release
October 15, 2014
FISH of Greater New Haven, Inc., is currently recruiting new members to serve on its Board of Directors. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated team-players with a strong sense of civic responsibility and a commitment to serving the community.
FISH of Greater New Haven is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit food pantry, delivering groceries and foodstuffs to low- and…Continue
Added by Steve Werlin on October 15, 2014 at 9:18pm — No Comments
Some Say It Is the Equivalent of a Seismic Shift; Others Call It An Earthquake. OneWorld says it is a welcome act of leadership. More Christian leaders need to speak out about seeing other human beings as people first. These are some of the responses to today's NPR and New York Times Reports listed below:
Vatican Report Expresses More Tolerance For Gays, Unmarried Couples
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 14, 2014 at 12:43am — No Comments
Diabetes and Your Health - Take Charge! Yes, You Certainly Can and Should.
If you are a diabetic it is important that you learn about Diabetes and Your Health - Inches and Pounds DO Matter. If you have type 2 diabetes, or have been told that you are borderline diabetic, please take it seriously. Get professional help in managing your diabetes, or to stave off becoming a…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 12, 2014 at 1:31am — No Comments
Community Healing Days in Greater New Haven starts October 17 and goes through Oct 19, 2014. While the Community Healing Network (CHN) reminds us to be mindful daily of our history, goals and destiny, during these three days CHN asks us to be particularly vigilant and to set specific time aside to be focused on internal healing. The blog posted here is an op-ed written by Enola Aird, the founder and president of CHN.
Taking Control of Our…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 11, 2014 at 1:19am — No Comments
October is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
You Have Nothing to Lose By Learning About the Prostate Gland; it is a little walnut size organ that can cause a lot of grief; it also has a pretty important role in male reproduction.
The normal prostate is a small, squishy gland…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 8, 2014 at 11:43pm — No Comments
New Haven School Readiness and Head Start Sites openings as of Oct, 1 2014
Bethesda Nursery School
305 St Ronan Street, 787-5439
290 Grand Avenue, 777-5068
790 Grand Avenue, 772-1131
Added by Lee Cruz on October 7, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. OneWorld Progressive Institute, Inc., is dedicated to bringing the Greater New Haven community reliable information on Health Literacy, Education and Civic Engagement. In this blog, which is the first of a two-part series on Breast Cancer Education, we provide a broad range of information for all women from a wide array of resources. We invite you to read and share this blog with as many as possible. You…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 7, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Many find sports to be a good source for life lessons and so I found the following interview in the Washington Post and by Howard C. Fero, the co-author of “Lead Me Out to the Ballgame: Stories and Strategies to Develop Major League Leadership” and an executive coach and director of graduate leadership programs at Albertus Magnus College in Connecticut quite useful…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on October 4, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
This is a short blog in response to the Oct. 3, 2014 article in the New Haven Independent titled: Schools Chief Fields Brainteasers At “Night Out”
I commend the superintendent for making himself and other administrators available to parents and teachers in this interactive manner. It is helpful to the administration, and certainly to parents. By openly discussing issues by…Continue
Added by N'Zinga Shani on October 3, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Makayla is a shy, sweet two year old who loves to learn. “She likes to play tea party and read books,” her mother Katina tells me. “She’ll copy anything you say.” A few months ago, Katina and Makayla’s father Jeremy contacted All Our Kin about enrolling her in an Early Head Start (EHS) program. Katina had been staying home with her daughter for the first few years of her life, but now she wanted to go back to school. Were there any open spots for…Continue
Added by Jessica Sager on October 2, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments