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Within BoardSource’s 2014 Governance Index, “Leading with Intent,” there lies…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 28, 2015 at 7:59am — 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 5:45am — No Comments
Greetings To All,
Another New Year is upon us. I had a difficult time as to a great sentiment for this new year. So I settled upon these three which I hope all will enjoy.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to…Continue
Added by Patricia B. Illingworth on December 28, 2015 at 12:11am — No Comments
Applications are being accepted for The Community Foundation's 2016 Neighborhood Leadership Program.
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.
If you are a resident of New Haven (or contiguous towns) who has…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 21, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
The Quinnipiac River Fund, a component fund of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, makes grants for projects designed to benefit the environmental quality of the Quinnipiac River, the New Haven Harbor, and surrounding watersheds.
Applications are reviewed to verify:
The need addressed in the proposal and other past or ongoing attempts to meet it;
The degree of benefit to the Quinnipiac River;
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 17, 2015 at 5:05am — 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 5:28am — 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 5:21am — 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 5:16am — No Comments
In the US, there are three distinct structures that to a stronger or lessor degree serve the citizens: public, corporate, and nonprofit. Each can affect the other in a number of ways recognizing that the public and corporate may have, through money, more of, but not exclusively, an impact on the other.
There has become more recently a clear recognition that nonprofits, (501(c) 3s in particular could and should exert their own strengths to influence what happens in the public sector…Continue
Added by Mike Burns on December 15, 2015 at 5:58am — 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?
Added by Lee Cruz on December 15, 2015 at 5:43am — No Comments
The human mind is crazy! I went from sitting on my couch laughing internally over an old Martin Lawrence show to listening to a sales pitch from Tony Little (the fitness guru) on a live QVC pillow sale, and before I knew it I had my phone in my hand with the number dialed. Anyway, the Martin Lawrence show had a particular character that I took notice of, “Tommy”. I am pretty sure throughout the entire length of the series you never knew what he…Continue
Added by Richard James Luby on December 2, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Attention Community Leaders!
Register now for the next Neighborhood Leadership Program Orientation session on Monday December 7th!
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…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 2, 2015 at 5:52am — No Comments