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A powerful new video series produced by Purple States and DataHaven brings local voices to the conversation about the need for equity. Produced with New Haven residents Aziya Ricard and Tyrone Jones, "Covid Reckonings" is the first of a four-part series created with Connecticut communities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 20, 2021 at 2:02pm — No Comments
Grantseeker Information Webinar
Last chance to register!
Thursday, January 14, 20219:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Sign up for this valuable webinar about The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's grant processes.
Learn all about 2021 deadlines, capacity building training sessions and more.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 12, 2021 at 12:31pm — No Comments
Opportunity Zones are a federal tax incentive intended to draw private investment to distressed neighborhoods. A year ago it was one of the hottest ideas around. A year later, the program is, as U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, said in a recent telephone interview, “in desperate need of tweaking.” …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 17, 2020 at 3:12pm — No Comments
Tia Woods makes a breakfast during her night shift. She now has a mentor helping her learn how to improve her business when she opens online. “What can I do better to make sure that my business doesn’t close again?” Woods asked herself. Photo: Yehyun Kim, CT Mirror.
If the state is to achieve an inclusive recovery…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 10, 2020 at 11:50am — No Comments
The city of Indianapolis merged with surrounding Marion County. A more regional approach to planning and local services could help solve many of the problems that plague Connecticut, experts say. …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 3, 2020 at 12:51pm — No Comments
CT already had the largest gaps in the country for homeownership between white residents and people of color.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 19, 2020 at 8:46am — No Comments
Check out the latest from the CT Mirror's series: "A Better Deal: Exploring Inclusive Economic Recover." From the article:
The Lawrence program works like this: A parent brings her child to school to register. The schools have a resource center that offer programs for the parent to get involved in the school, and programs and…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 5, 2020 at 11:46am — No Comments
When neighbors come together to effectively advocate, they can transform blighted urban areas into healthy public spaces. This is one of the important lessons from“How infrastructure improvements can aid inclusive…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 29, 2020 at 2:07pm — No Comments
The latest article in the Connecticut Mirror’s, A Better Deal, examines how COVID presents fresh challenges for prisoners re-entering society, but also new opportunities.
From the article:
While the pandemic has posed extraordinary obstacles, some advocates say their new methods could continue in a post-COVID-19…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 22, 2020 at 3:57pm — No Comments
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.
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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