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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,…Continue
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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.
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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.
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The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven awards $583,000 in partnership with the Arts Council of Greater New Haven
New Haven, CT (Sept. 13, 2021) - Sixteen local artists and art projects including a Black film festival, neighborhood jazz workshops, youth podcasting and a platform for local hip-hop artists are…
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New Haven, CT (August 31, 2021) The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (The Foundation) is excited to announce the members of the first BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color) Cohort for Nonprofit Leadership program. The new career development program was conceived in early 2021 as part of The Foundation’s Stepping Forward commitment…Continue
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Changes to Grant Processes Opens Door for Many New Organizations
Aid Helps Nonprofits in Recovery from Pandemic-related Revenue Losses and Operating…
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Cesar Aleman, Executive Director of the Connecticut Urban Opportunity Collaborative
June 22, 2021 - For the past several years, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and Fairfield County’s Community Foundation have been working together on…Continue
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Grant news: We're pleased to share the news about a $400,000 flexible funding grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to expand The Prosperity Foundation’s capacity. Read about it here
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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CT already had the largest gaps in the country for homeownership between white residents and people of color.…Continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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