nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information
From the CT Mirror:
It’s no secret the pandemic has hit Connecticut’s economy hard. It’s also no secret that the COVID shutdown has hit the state’s black and latino communities the hardest.
Pre-pandemic, there were some more signs of life in Connecticut’s cities – especially in downtown areas, but those gains weren’t always felt in the neighborhoods. City residents have been saying this to political leaders for decades, and still, little was being done.
The CT Mirror’s…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 13, 2020 at 1:11pm — No Comments
Has your organization created processes and procedures to deal with the COVID-19 crisis? Are staff prepared and properly supported? This checklist created by Risk Alternatives highlights key points to consider.
Learn more: …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 23, 2020 at 5:36pm — No Comments
Attention: nonprofits of up to 100 employees are eligible for 0% loans of up to 75K for operating expenses under the Connecticut Recovery Bridge Loan Program program. Applications are first come, first serve. Apply here: https://portal.ct.gov/DECD/Content/Coronavirus-Business-Recovery/CT-Recovery-Bridge-Loan-Program
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 26, 2020 at 8:33am — No Comments
Learn about how to empower your community to respond to the 2020 Census. Make sure that we receive fair representation and adequate federal funding for important programs.
Aprenda cómo movilizar a la comunidad para responder al Censo 2020. Asegúrese que nuestra comunidad recibe una representación justa y fondos federales para programas importantes.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 27, 2020 at 12:11pm — No Comments
The Animal Haven in North Haven recently opened its new cat wing with grant support from the Lillian and Henry Konopacke Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven. The wing is part of a larger renovation that brings the shelter up to best practice standards for housing,…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 20, 2020 at 12:25pm — No Comments
With proper treatment and a wide range of support, people with serious mental illness can maintain their independence and lead productive lives.
On a typical day, Fellowship Place offers this broad support to more than 150 people who visit the campus for meals, case management, and other activities such as working in community gardens courses.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 30, 2020 at 12:46pm — No Comments
A cheerful, clean, safe, and reliable place to eat is not a privilege but a human right. Community Soup Kitchen been guided by that belief for more than four decades, serving regular meals to our hungriest neighbors at churches and other locations in New Haven. A recent general operating support grant from The Community Foundation helped…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 16, 2020 at 3:42pm — No Comments
New Haven, CT (January 8, 2020) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces the opening of several grant application processes for 2020. For complete details and links to all grant applications, visit www.cfgnh.org/grants.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 16, 2020 at 3:40pm — No Comments
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 7, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments
The Community Foundation Neighborhood Leadership Program is accepting registrations for an information session on Dec. 11.
The Neighborhood Leadership Program is a networking, skill building and grant program for resident leaders of New Haven, West Haven, East…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 21, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments
As a teenager on the autism spectrum, Roxanne was home schooled during high school because she had been bullied in the younger grades. Because of that decision, her parents did not know that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) entitled Roxanne to services that would have helped her transition to gain work experience and a job. Then…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 31, 2019 at 12:33pm — No Comments
New Haven, Conn. (October 31, 2019) - The report Greater New Haven Community Index 2019: Understanding Well-Being, Economic Opportunity, and Change in Greater New Haven Neighborhoods was published today by DataHaven and a team of regional foundations, including The Community Foundation for Greater New…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 31, 2019 at 12:31pm — No Comments
In the early 1990s, a group of Yale Law students doing legal outreach at New Haven homeless shelters were routinely meeting teenage mothers who had dropped out of high school in order to care for their babies. The young future lawyers brainstormed solutions and approached New…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 24, 2019 at 12:14pm — No Comments
New Haven boasts more than 90 tennis courts, ten swimming pools, three outdoor competition tracks, miles of trails, an extensive park system, a beach, gymnasiums, auditoriums, multiple professional stages and more. For more than two decades, Pequeñas Ligas Hispanas de New Haven has made the city’s extensive athletic and cultural resources accessible…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 17, 2019 at 2:03pm — No Comments
Spanish Community of Wallingford (SCOW) is helping Latino youth step out of their comfort zones, take on community projects and develop into the next generation of leaders.
The ¡Adelante! after-school program for high school students and Pasos ¡Adelante!, for middle school students, works with about 100…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 26, 2019 at 3:22pm — No Comments
In 1969, Junta for Progressive Action opened its doors to support the growing numbers of Puerto Rican families migrating to New Haven. It has been a beacon for Greater New Haven Latinos ever since.
Junta has built a strong reputation as an advocate for Latino and immigrant rights and as a place where…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 19, 2019 at 12:57pm — No Comments
Excited to bring our community together on Sept 25 for a half-day Convening on Creating a Future of Opportunity Through Inclusive Growth. Learn more about the event and speakers at www.cfgnh.org/2019convening. #InclusiveGrowth #GNHOpportunity
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 15, 2019 at 10:59pm — No Comments
The home page of New Haven Legal Assistance Association (LAA) states in bold letters:
“It is illegal for someone to be treated differently because of their immigration status, national origin, or religion.”
Despite the law, attorneys at LAA see employers repeatedly fail to pay…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 29, 2019 at 9:31am — No Comments
Building Affordable Housing and Stabilizing Neighborhoods Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven has a long history of reversing blight and stabilizing neighborhoods as it builds and renovates homes for low-income families. Its work has focused on people with specific barriers, including veterans and people with histories…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 22, 2019 at 12:50pm — No Comments
During the summer months, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. Local food policy advocates have teamed up with End Hunger Connecticut! to make sure that doesn’t happen in and around New Haven.
New Haven’s and Hamden’s Free Summer Meals Program has kicked off with more than 70 meal sites at…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 18, 2019 at 3:40pm — No Comments