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At the New Haven Animal Shelter, it takes a village to help abandoned dogs and cats find their forever homes. Although the city funds and staffs the shelter, the dedicated volunteers with the Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter provide vital assistance with socializing the animals and getting them…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 27, 2017 at 11:31am — No Comments
When migratory songbirds reach New Haven after flying across Long Island Sound, they immediately hunt for safe perches on which to rest and recover. Audubon Connecticut’s Urban Oases initiative ensures that even in the heart of this urban area, a corridor of green habitats is…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 20, 2017 at 12:38pm — No Comments
After decades of effort, the health of Long Island Sound is beginning show signs of improvement. But long stretches of coastal waters remain imperiled by pollution. Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save The Sound is on a mission to clean them and continue protecting the region’s air, water, and…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 13, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
When neighbors transform a vacant lot or trash strewn curbside into a flowering pocket park or garden, they are doing more than planting bulbs and shrubs. They are building strong communities where people care about one another and the places where they live.
For more than two decades, the Community Greenspace…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 6, 2017 at 10:24am — No Comments
When classes let out in June, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. End Hunger Connecticut! leads a statewide campaign to prevent this suffering by helping schools keep cafeterias open and offering free meals throughout the summer.
“We work with the school…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 27, 2017 at 11:51am — No Comments
New Haven, CT (June 14, 2017) – The Community Fund for Women & Girls, Greater New Haven’s permanent charitable endowment dedicated solely to advancing women and girls, held its annual event June 14…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 15, 2017 at 1:39pm — No Comments
The Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance is issuing a last call to nonprofits to complete a survey on the impact of no state budget.
While the General Assembly failed to vote on the final FY18-19 biennial budget before the constitutionally mandated midnight, legislative…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 8, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments
People seek help from the Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven for many reasons. Some want to improve their literacy to find a better job. Others want the enriching experience of reading stories to their children or grandchildren. For non-native speakers, learning how to read…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 7, 2017 at 4:51pm — No Comments
Teenagers who couch surf and live on the streets are at a high risk of growing up to be homeless adults. Working to break this cycle, Youth Continuum is constructing Winchester Manor, housing with supportive services for vulnerable young men and women ages 18 -24.
“This is the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 1, 2017 at 11:39am — No Comments
In recent decades, Greater New Haven has been a destination for a historically large and diverse number of immigrants. One in eight residents are first-generation immigrants, part of a modern U.S. immigration wave that began in 1965 and accelerated in the 1990s and early 2000s.
Most immigrants are…Continue
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New Haven, CT (May 4, 2017) – The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Community Foundation) thanks the thousands of people who united over 36 hours during The Great…Continue
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In late 2010, the doors were about to close on the Greenbrier Greenhouse Program. For more than three decades, the innovative social enterprise had provided jobs at the historic Edgerton Park Gardens and Greenhouse to adults with autism and other developmental and physical disabilities. Tending plants…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 27, 2017 at 3:32pm — No Comments
The women arrive every morning at 9 a.m., dressed in skirt suits and pant suits and looking ready for business. For four weeks they come together to collaborate on the most important work of their lives – themselves.
They are participants in Women Investing in Second Chances (W.I.N.S.) at the job-training…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 20, 2017 at 1:42pm — No Comments
“This place is going to help a lot of people, not just in terms of job training and employment, but also to be a beacon for the city,” says ConnCat Executive Director Erik Clemons. “For our students, it’s not just about getting people jobs. It’s about how they feel about themselves…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 13, 2017 at 11:57am — No Comments
How do you identify potential donors? What information do donors want to know about your organization? How can you move current donors to make larger gifts? What are the best practices around stewarding your donors year round to keep them engaged?
The recorded podcast was presented by Jackie Downing, Director of Grantmaking and Nonprofit Effectiveness at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 13, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments
|Higher Heights builds a community of college-bound students. Photo provided by Higher Heights.|
Thirteen years ago, Higher Heights stepped in to help underrepresented college-bound students in Greater New Haven. Now, the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 6, 2017 at 11:13am — No Comments
Weekends are rocking at the Amity Teen Center. On Friday and Saturday nights, crowds can swell to over 100 young people coming out to listen to line-ups of four or five bands. Chances are, they heard about the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 30, 2017 at 12:16pm — No Comments
Every day after school, each young child and teenager who walks through the doors of the New Haven Boys and Girls Club is welcomed by name and given a high five. An afternoon packed with activity awaits them, from homework help, to art and technology projects, to basketball and other athletics.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 16, 2017 at 1:37pm — No Comments
At the heart of Citywide Youth Coalition’s mission is creating opportunities for young people to develop leadership skills and be engaged in their schools, neighborhoods and communities. Now more than four-decades old, the youth organization supports and runs programs based on the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 9, 2017 at 12:58pm — No Comments