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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
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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
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
Join New Haven Healthy Start for a fun, FREE day of Zumba, face painting, hula hoop, tug-o-war, jump rope, potato sack race, community resources, free health screenings and so much more!
Lunch provided - hotdogs, hamburgers,…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 17, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments
The Progreso Latino Fund recently convened a group at Gateway Community College to explore the intersection of the LGBTQ and Latinx communities. Gateway’s Student Government President, Monica Maldonado co-hosted the event.
Maldonado and three other panelists shared their…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 27, 2019 at 12:58pm — No Comments
New Haven, Conn. (June 26, 2019) – At The Community Fund for Women & Girls’ annual meeting, newly appointed Chair Karen Peart announced grant awards totaling $130,000 to 12 nonprofit partner organizations working to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 27, 2019 at 12:06pm — No Comments
The United States, unlike the rest of the industrialized world, does not guarantee workers paid time off to care for newborns. For many families, the resulting loss of income forces them take on debt and turn to public assistance. The lack of paid leave is also a major contributor to the wage and wealth gap between men and women.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 20, 2019 at 10:31am — No Comments
DERBY, CT (June 13, 2019) - The Valley Community Foundation has awarded a total of $17,275 in its Community Grants Program to eight community groups serving the Valley. These grants will support youth, seniors, historical endeavors, and wellness initiatives in the region.
“With more than $17,000 in grant…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 13, 2019 at 2:52pm — No Comments
At New HYTEs, formerly known as New Haven Youth Tennis and Education, youth in the city learn the game of tennis and receive educational enrichment. During this year’s Great Give, they embraced an opportunity to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 6, 2019 at 1:13pm — No Comments