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Women's Business Development Council: EQUITY MATCH GRANT PROGRAM

The Women’s Business Development Council is offering grants of up to $10,000 to qualified women-owned small businesses in Connecticut

The Equity Match Grant…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 19, 2022 at 10:47am — No Comments

Place Your Order for Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order:

  • Limit of one order per residential address
  • One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
  • Orders will ship free starting in late January…

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Added by Lee Cruz on January 19, 2022 at 10:42am — 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

Office of Workforce Strategy Launches Career ConneCT Funding Opportunity

The Office of Workforce Strategy (OWS) has launched CareerConneCT. CareerConneCT, OWS’s flagship initiative.

Career ConneCT will begin with a $62M investment aimed at getting people back to work in high-quality, in-demand, careers. For more information, please visit the CareerConneCT website linked here.  

Additionally, please visit the…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on January 4, 2022 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Employment Opportunity: Investment Officer

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Investment Officer. The application deadline is December 31, 2021. 

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Added by Lisa Carter on December 27, 2021 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Employment Opportunity: Finance Officer (2)

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Finance Officer. The application deadline is December 31, 2021. 

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Added by Lisa Carter on December 27, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

State of CT's Office of Workforce Strategy Career ConneCT - Funding Info Sessions on Jan. 5 & Jan. 7, 2022

Hey GNH Community! The State of CT's Office of Workforce Strategy has received approval to launch CareerConneCT. The preliminary initiative is designed to directly support individuals affected by COVID-19 in returning to work through training programs that provide reskilling, upskilling, or next-skilling opportunities through industry-recognized credentials that create pathways to employment in high-quality in-demand careers. There is a $62 million available pool of funding, and the…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on December 22, 2021 at 10:19am — No Comments

We're hiring - Regional Director, Water Protection - Save the Sound

We are searching for a results-oriented leader who will spearhead our Sound-wide healthy waters initiative and serve as our New York network-builder and office director.

 

The Regional Director proactively manages the Sound-wide efforts of the water quality team to restore rivers, lakes, and harbors in the Long Island Sound watershed. This includes guiding our extensive bi-state, science-based “find it/fix it” watch-dog, pollution testing, and solutions program;…

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Added by Leticia Cespedes on December 16, 2021 at 11:34am — No Comments

CONFLUENCE: When Four Artists in Isolation Come Together Again

City Gallery members Meg Bloom, Phyllis Crowley, Roberta Friedman, and Kathy Kane come together in January to present CONFLUENCE, individual works created over the past many months in isolation. The show will run from January 7 - January 30, with a chance to Meet the Artists on Sunday, January 9, 1pm - 4 pm

“It is a convergence of our separate…

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Added by Jen Payne on January 4, 2022 at 8:00am — 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

Healthy Volunteers Needed!

SCOPE Study

If you are 60 years of age or older and healthy, you may be eligible to participate in a

free and confidential study to help researchers learn about the normal presence of bacteria

in the respiratory tract and how they are transmitted between adults. There may not

be a direct benefit to you if you take part, but the information learned from the study

may help other people in the future. Compensation up to $125 for 6 visits, as well…

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Added by Maikel Hislop on December 2, 2021 at 12:56pm — No Comments

REVERIES: JOURNALING IN PLACE - An Exhibit and Book Signing by Susan Newbold at City Gallery

 

Did you know that the words journal and journey are derived from the same root, the French word, “jour,” which means day? And while the original function of a journal was to record one's day-to-day journey, you'll find that modern-day journaling elaborates with elements of writing, drawing, painting, collage, and…

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Added by Jen Payne on December 1, 2021 at 9:24am — No Comments

Job Openings at Save the Sound

The mission of Save the Sound is to protect and improve the land, air, and water of Connecticut and Long Island Sound. We use legal and scientific expertise and bring people together to achieve results that benefit our environment for current and future generations.

Save the Sound currently has multiple full-time positions open, see below for a short summary on each position or visit …

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Added by Leticia Cespedes on November 19, 2021 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Universal Health Care Foundation Seeks Racial Equity Consultant - Apply by Nov. 24

Universal Health Care Foundation of CT seeks a consultant to work with an engaged and collaborative board, currently comprised of 8 members, to define antiracism and scope milestones and a timeline for becoming antiracist in setting policy priorities and strategic direction; carrying out our grant-making role; and governance practices including recruitment, leadership development and retention of board members. Several new members will join the board in 2022. The staff is also engaged in a…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on November 12, 2021 at 11:15am — No Comments

Photographer William Frucht Invites You to Imagine LAST SUMMER at City Gallery

Photographer William Frucht’s show LAST SUMMER uses street photography and landscapes to illustrate our collective hopes and disappointments during the Summer of 2021. This collection of work is on view at City Gallery from November 4 - November 28, with a reception Saturday, November 13 from 1pm - 4pm.

“By the summer of 2021, we…

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Added by Jen Payne on November 10, 2021 at 6:42am — No Comments

What Does a Community-Based Approach to Chronic Homelessness Look Like?

I’m in my hometown of Austin, Texas, riding in a golf cart with Alan Graham. He’s CEO and founder of Mobile Loaves & Fishes and he’s giving me a tour of this 51-acre master-planned community. It’s called Community First!

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 8, 2021 at 10:51am — No Comments

APPLY TO CONNECTICUT’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES FOR FREE (NOVEMBER 15)

APPLY TO CONNECTICUT’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES FOR FREE NOVEMBER 15 CENTRAL, EASTERN, SOUTHERN, WESTERN, AND UCONN Submit your admission application on November 15, 2021 and select the Application Fee Free Day waiver for Connecticut Residents. This one-day-only special allows Connecticut high school seniors to apply to Connecticut’s public universities for free, with no required application payment. Students eligible for a fee waiver need not wait to apply on November 15.…

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Added by Yolanda Caldera-Durant on November 3, 2021 at 11:12am — No Comments

From NPQ - The Sensemaking Organization: Designing for Complexity

Much has been made recently about how our “narratives” about the way the world works create and reinforce the form and outcomes of social structures. Our civil society organizations are not immune from this dynamic. Nonprofits and movement groups are created and recreated by…

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Added by Lee Cruz on November 1, 2021 at 11:30am — 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

Investing in Quality Education

This January marks UNESCO’s fourth International Day of Education and creates an opportunity to celebrate progress towards UN Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education. “Quality Education” enables upward economic mobility, reduces inequalities and is a key to fostering tolerance and more peaceful societies. Promoting educational opportunity is at the foundation of the work LISC does in neighborhoods across the country.

Foot Locker, Inc. & LISC Announce Funding for 16 Organizations Focused on Advancing Health, Wealth, & Upward Mobility in BIPOC Communities

The first round of grants through the $3 million Foot Locker Foundation Community Empowerment Program will help bridge gaps in racial equity with support for mentorship, career development, and civic engagement programs for youth.

Bridging Housing and Health Care to Help Some of Virginia’s Most Vulnerable Residents Get Well

A transformative high-touch, “housing first” approach to supporting people who struggle with chronic homelessness and mental and physical health challenges is getting a kick-start from a collaboration between LISC and Sentara Healthcare in Hampton Roads, VA. One year since the launch of the partnership, its programs are driving health and wellness in the region through investments ranging from small business support to innovative health and housing initiatives—proof of the power of teaming up with local anchor instititutions to create real change.

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