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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
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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
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 5, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
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
Since 1950, the New Haven Chorale has spread a joy and passion for choral music in Greater New Haven.
On October 7, 2017, it will hold an annual Gala to help it continue its mission bringing together community singers to present high-level, professionally-conducted choral music to the region. The…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 28, 2017 at 10:11am — No Comments
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From: The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED FROM MILTON FISHER FUND
Scholarships Awarded for Creativity and Innovation to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 26, 2017 at 3:42pm — No Comments
As of October 5th, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will stop taking DACA renewals. That means DACA recipients with expiring permits have only a few weeks to gather the $495 renewal application fee.
CT Students for a Dream is raising money to help DACA recipients pay for their…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 21, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
Community Foundation President & CEO Will Ginsberg shares his thoughts about Charlottesville, New Haven and our community's future on The Foundation's blog.
The time of testing is upon us. Will we stand up to the powerful forces that would substitute hatred and demonization for the inclusive, unified and optimistic spirit of community that we have so painstakenly built over the decades?
Read the post at …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 24, 2017 at 5:24pm — No Comments
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
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on May 5, 2017 at 9:12am — No Comments