nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
The 36-hour online giving event to support Greater New Haven nonprofits is set to run from 8 a.m. on May 1 through 8 p.m. on May 2, 2018.
Nonprofits with profiles on …Continue
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Hannah E. Gray was an African American seamstress in the mid-19th century who was active in in her church and in the abolitionist movement. Upon her death in 1861, she bequeathed her home on Dixwell Ave. to be used as housing for indigent elderly women of color.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 15, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Tell us how the world looks to you today.
The Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) Survey…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 5, 2018 at 3:12pm — No Comments
The Pro Bono Partnership provides free, direct legal services to Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey nonprofits that serve the disadvantaged. In 2016, the partnership worked for 34 nonprofits in Greater New Haven, donating more than 1,000 hours of legal services valued at more than $400,000.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 1, 2018 at 2:07pm — No Comments
The following workshop series explains the funding opportunities and application processes at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Participation is strongly encouraged, even for experienced applicants. All…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 25, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments
Comcast NBCUniversal is offering $225,000 to three to eight nonprofits in Connecticut that are driving positive change in their local communities by leveraging media, technology and innovation.
The NBCUniversal Foundation, in partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, launched …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 23, 2018 at 1:16pm — No Comments
The voices of people starting over after coming home from prison are raised up on Criminal Justice Insider, a new radio show sponsored by The Community Foundation and Family Reentry. The show explores the lives of people affected by incarceration, both ex-offenders and their family.…Continue
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"With unique access, go inside an effort in Connecticut to change the way parole works and reduce the number of people returning to prison. In collaboration with The New York Times, the film follows four former prisoners as they navigate the challenges of their first year on parole." - Frontline…Continue
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The voices of people starting over after coming home from prison are raised on “Criminal Justice Insider,” a new radio show sponsored by The Community Foundation on the New Haven Independent…Continue
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New Haven, CT (December 5, 2017) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces two grant opportunities with application deadlines in January.
The Community Fund for Women & Girls is accepting applications for the 2018 grants cycle through Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Grants are awarded to gender-specific…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 7, 2017 at 12:16pm — No Comments
You can Help Hurricane Maria Survivors in New Haven. Please Spread the Word...
U.S. Citizens whose lives have been severely disrupted by Hurricane Maria, who have lost their homes, their jobs, and in some cases their loved ones, are arriving in New Haven every day. These fellow U.S. citizens come here because of a family or a historic connection to our city. Like most disaster victims they arrive with few…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 29, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
FISH of Greater New Haven strengthened the safety net for local veterans this past year through a new partnership with the West Haven VA. FISH, which delivers fresh food to the homebound, now also provides food to veterans who recently moved into supportive housing.
The new service targeting…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 16, 2017 at 2:45pm — No Comments
Over four decades, Chapel Haven has gained an international reputation for running innovative programs that teach adults with developmental and social disabilities how to live independent lives. Now the pioneering school is building on that success with an expansion of its campus in New Haven’s…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 2, 2017 at 2:24pm — No Comments
At a time when mental health funding continues to fall short of meeting the need, Bridges remains more committed than ever to treating people, regardless of their income levels, who suffer from opioid addiction, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or other mental health disorders.
“We look forward to further…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 26, 2017 at 10:41am — No Comments
Attention area residents!
Do you have a project in mind to improve your neighborhood?
Join us at the last orientation session of the Neighborhood Leadership Program - 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:
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 20, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
If not for the ChildSight® program, thousands of school-aged children would struggle to see the words on the blackboard or in their books. The national program, working in 32 New Haven public schools, performs vision tests and delivers free prescription eyewear to children in need. …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 19, 2017 at 1:13pm — No Comments
The Progreso Latino Fund (PLF), in partnership with a Latino-led global fundraising campaign, is sending emergency disaster relief to Puerto Rico and Mexico.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 12, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
After more than a decade of teaching classical chamber music to young children, Music Haven is seeing its first students about to graduate high school and go on to college. And the program continues to be a sought after as ever.
“We consistently have thirty to forty kids on the waiting list,” says Executive Director Mandi Jackson. “We have a ninety percent retention rate. Once they come they tend to stay. It gives them not just a passion for music, but also an avenue…Continue
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Planned gifts are thoughtful and intentional charitable gifts that make an impact now and in the future. There is no one-size-fits-all planned giving solution because every donor has unique philanthropic goals and objectives. The Valley Community Foundation, a partner of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, launched a community-wide planned giving initiative in May…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 28, 2017 at 10:14am — No Comments