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Request for Proposals: Career Pathways For Inclusive Growth

The Community Foundation is seeking RFP applications from organizations that  support inclusive career pathways in local economic growth sectors that provide quality jobs -- jobs that pay a living wage, offer meaningful benefits, predictable schedules, stable income, and worker engagement. The Foundation has a specific focus on supporting organizations that work with the following populations:

  • BIPOC Populations (Black, Indigenous, and people of…
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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 15, 2022 at 10:37am — No Comments

West Hills Community Brings Back the Shack

Photo courtesy of New Haven Independent

A community center springs to life through the work of neighborhood volunteers.

Sitting abandoned for nearly two decades, the community center affectionately known as the “Shack”…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on May 25, 2022 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Donors and sponsors propel The Great Give to raise $3.4 Million for a record 500 nonprofits

New Haven, Conn. (May 9, 2022) – Greater New Haven once again showed its spirit of generosity during The Great Give 2022, raising $3.46 million for local nonprofit organizations. The 36-hour online giving event created by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on May 11, 2022 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Building Power to Effect Social Change: Philanthropy's role in effectively supporting community organizing

June, 2020 March for Racial Justice in New Haven. Photo credit: Chris Volpe 

Connecticut organizers and movement builders discuss how people most affected by inequities are best positioned to work together and build power to implement and lead long-term solutions.

Please join an upcoming virtual…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 2, 2022 at 12:55pm — No Comments

The Community Fund for Women & Girls Grant Opportunity

Pathways to Economic Security for Women

Funding for Greater New Haven nonprofit organizations serving women and organizations that support women entrepreneurs and business owners. Application deadline: March 4.…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 16, 2022 at 10:55am — No Comments

Funding for Nonprofits Serving Greater New Haven Available from Local Community Foundations

New Haven, CT (January 7, 2022) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, and its partner in philanthropy, the Valley Community Foundation, announce the opening of their 2022 grant application processes.

On January 14, the foundations will co-host a webinar that provides an overview of the various competitive grant opportunities,…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 7, 2022 at 11:54am — No Comments

2022 Funding Opportunities Webinar: Jan. 14

Nonprofits serving Greater New Haven are encouraged to attend an upcoming webinar on January, 14, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Review responsive grant opportunities and learn all about 2022 deadlines, capacity building training sessions and more.

Topics covered include:

  • All of The Community…
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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 5, 2022 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Hotels for People Experiencing Homelessness

 Photo Credit: Emily Hays, New Haven Independent

When the pandemic hit in early 2020, homeless services providers in New Haven and around the state suddenly had to figure out an alternative to existing emergency shelters. The communal sleeping spaces of shelters could not comply with social distancing requirements.

Working…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 16, 2021 at 9:19am — No Comments

Racial Equity and Creative Healing grants awarded to Greater New Haven artists, projects and programs

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awards $583,000 in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven

New Haven, CT (Sept. 13, 2021) - Sixteen local artists and art projects including a Black film festival, neighborhood jazz workshops, youth podcasting and a platform for local hip-hop artists are…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 15, 2021 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Local Professionals Selected for New, Two-Year Leadership and Career Development Program

New Haven, CT (August 31, 2021) The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation) is excited to announce the members of the first BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color) Cohort for Nonprofit Leadership program. The new career development program was conceived in early 2021 as part of The Foundation’s Stepping Forward commitment…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 1, 2021 at 3:59pm — No Comments

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Awards Nearly $4 Million to Greater New Haven Nonprofits

Stepping Forward provides double the resources for The Foundation's largest annual competitive grant program.

Changes to Grant Processes Opens Door for Many New Organizations

Aid Helps Nonprofits in Recovery from Pandemic-related Revenue Losses and Operating…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 12, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

Trio of Community Foundations in Connecticut Hires Cesar Aleman as New Director

Cesar Aleman, Executive Director of the Connecticut Urban Opportunity Collaborative

June 22, 2021 - For the past several years, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and Fairfield County’s Community Foundation have been working together on…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 23, 2021 at 4:30pm — No Comments

$400,000 Grant Strengthens Permanent Resource for Connecticut’s Black Communities

Grant news: We're pleased to share the news about a $400,000 flexible funding grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to expand The Prosperity Foundation’s capacity. Read about it here

Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 4, 2021 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Resident-led Video Series Presented by Purple States and DataHaven

A powerful new video series produced by Purple States and DataHaven brings local voices to the conversation about the need for equity. Produced with New Haven residents Aziya Ricard and Tyrone Jones, "Covid Reckonings" is the first of a four-part series created with Connecticut communities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. …

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 20, 2021 at 2:02pm — 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. 



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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 12, 2021 at 12:31pm — 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.” …

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 17, 2020 at 3:12pm — 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…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 10, 2020 at 11:50am — 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. …

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 3, 2020 at 12:51pm — 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.…

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

Innovative program helps Lawrence, MA, get off the mat

Check out the latest from the CT Mirror's series: "A Better Deal: Exploring Inclusive Economic Recover." From the article: 

The Lawrence program works like this: A parent brings her child to school to register. The schools have a resource center that offer programs for the parent to get involved in the school, and programs and…

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Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 5, 2020 at 11:46am — 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

CDFIs Bring Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to New Orleans

The LISC-managed EOCF is continuing to expand its geographic reach, launching innovative new efforts in NOLA with support from JPMorgan Chase, NewCorp, Inc., and TruFund Financial Services. The fund "will nurture a diverse landscape of small businesses that reflect New Orleans’ rich culture and history,” said Steve Hall, LISC vice president.

Watering the Seeds of Pride for the Next Generation—and Generations to Come

As Pride Month comes to a close, we check in with LISC community partner LYRIC—the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center—in San Francisco, where LGBTQ+ young people are building community, autonomy and fulfilling, empowered lives.

Kevin Hart’s Gran Coramino™ Tequila Brand and LISC Form Partnership to Fuel Growth for Black and Latinx Businesses

Gran Coramino Tequila selects LISC to be its first impact partner in the United States. LISC will work with Gran Coramino Tequila and its founders, Kevin Hart and Juan Domingo Beckmann, to help close racial wealth and opportunity gaps for Black and Latinx small businesses.

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