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It would be an understatement to say that the past few months have been uncomfortable. The national…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 24, 2017 at 10:34am — No Comments
On Monday, Judge Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in February 2016. Now that the court is once again at its full strength of nine justices, how will Gorsuch’s addition affect the Supreme Court, and especially nonprofits and nonprofit causes, in ...…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on April 12, 2017 at 3:44pm — No Comments
Applications are being accepted for Neighborhood Leadership Program of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The Neighborhood Leadership Program is an eight month training and grant program that supports community leaders in imagining, developing, testing and realizing projects which build community and provide positive outcomes in New Haven neighborhoods and contiguous towns.The…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 15, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Members of Block Watches, Community Garden and Greenspace Groups, Management Teams, Neighborhood Associations and other civic groups are invited to come learn about The Community Foundation Neighborhood Leadership Program. Residents of New Haven, East Haven, Hamden and West Haven may apply. The orientation session…
Added by Lee Cruz on December 1, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) is accepting applications for the Nonprofit Grant Program (NGP). OPM is also accepting applications for the remaining funds for the Nonprofit Collaboration Incentive Grant Program (NCIP). The application deadline for consideration for this current round of funding is not later than 4:00 p.m. on January 23, 2017. The NGP will award Grants-in-aid to selected private, nonprofit health and human service organizations that are exempt…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on November 23, 2016 at 9:56am — No Comments
Please take a few minutes now to help The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven understand the impact of recent state budget…
Added by Lee Cruz on October 13, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
Resource regarding Children of Incarcerated Parents with your networks.
The Spanish edition of the Children of Incarcerated Parents Library is now available http://nrccfi.camden.rutgers.edu/resources/library/cpl-espanol/
This edition of CIPL was funded by Church World Service Latin America and the Caribbean and translated by Maria Eva Dorigo.
For the past few…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 20, 2016 at 4:02pm — No Comments
Less than a decade ago, before the dramatic and sadly increasing disparity between "the haves" and "the have-nots" (now an issue in the presidential campaign), luxury brands typically dispersed their giving to a wide range of nonprofits: culture, education, health and a range of social service organizations all doing good in many creative and altruistic ways. The luxury brands that gave, a generous percentage of their marketing budgets did little to promote (many thought “tout”) their good…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 21, 2016 at 5:02pm — No Comments
This program is designed to provide mini-grants to teachers who have participated in Whitney Water Center…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on March 10, 2016 at 2:32pm — No Comments
WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The two programs will provide up to $10 million in grants for citizenship preparation programs in…Continue
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As a black male growing up in the South, my very presence was a form of trespass; that is, I was never sure where I belonged and where I did not. At home, I was alone. At school, I was different. On the street, I was unsafe. Professional theater, I discovered, was no exception: looking at the administration, production teams, and show selections of theaters within visiting distance, I found no reflections of the black community. What I did find were three very troubling practices:…Continue
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One of the most distressing characteristics of education reformers is that they are hyper-focused on how students perform, but they ignore how students learn. Nowhere is this misplaced emphasis more apparent, and more damaging, than in…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on January 16, 2016 at 10:23pm — No Comments
Within BoardSource’s 2014 Governance Index, “Leading with Intent,” there lies…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 28, 2015 at 1:59pm — No Comments
The urge to change the world is normally thwarted by a near-insurmountable barricade of obstacles: failure of imagination, failure of courage, bad governments, bad planning, incompetence, corruption, fecklessness, the laws of nations, the laws of…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 28, 2015 at 11:45am — No Comments
More than forty years after Dr. King asked, “Where do we go from here?” American society is still grappling with the question.
From Chicago to Minneapolis to Baltimore, our nation is in the midst of a defining moment of racial, social, and economic change. For communities of color, this moment is particularly stark and has been magnified by the courageous #BlackLivesMatter movement, which emerged in response to a long history of police violence and criminal injustice against black men…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 16, 2015 at 11:28am — No Comments
The Campaign for Black Male Achievement (CBMA) is a national membership network that seeks to ensure the growth, sustainability, and impact of leaders and organizations committed to improving the life outcomes of Black men and boys. CBMA is a growing network that currently includes more than 4,720 leaders representing nearly 2,577 organizations and programs across the country.For more information
Added by Lee Cruz on December 16, 2015 at 11:21am — No Comments
You have some money and want to make more. Right? Sure you do. But you also care about the world around you and want to make a difference. What to do?
Jean Case has an answer: impact investing. Case was an executive at AOL and today she leads the Case Foundation, which promotes the power of investing to drive social change. Case explains how you can start impact investing — and change the world while you make money.…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 16, 2015 at 11:16am — No Comments
Who is eligible?
Any woman who is a successful innovator or leader in science, technology, engineering or math. Also any woman who has shown leadership in her community. Students at the high school and collegiate levels are eligible as well.
When to nominate?
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