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In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, Connecticut welcomed thousands of Puerto Ricans who had lost everything. For many of these fellow American citizens, the crisis is far from over.
FEMA housing assistance is ending on May 1st for displaced families in the area.
Junta for Progresive Action is the default agency receiving families displaced to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 26, 2018 at 2:44pm — No Comments
GNH-Vote 2018 is a nonpartisan initiative that gives service providers the tools and resources to increase the engagement and voter registration of historically disenfranchised community members.
Participating Organizations Will Receive:
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 13, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments
The American Red Cross is asking for help to Sound the Alarm in New Haven. The campaign aims to place 1,000 smoke detectors in city homes on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. – 2 pm.
To meet this goal, the Red Cross is seeking volunteers. And everyone who helps will likely have a hand in saving a life.
“Statistics tell us that the people volunteering that…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 12, 2018 at 5:12pm — No Comments
Hurricane Maria forced the Hernandez family to flee their home in Puerto Rico because they could no longer receive medical care for their 2-year-old daughter, Miia, who suffers from seizures. The family's temporary FEMA housing assistance expires in April.
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on April 5, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Nonpartisanship does not mean nonparticipation
Nonprofit organizations have daily contact with large numbers of potential voters, many of whom are underrepresented in the…
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 29, 2018 at 1:55pm — No Comments
New Haven’s Farnam Center (formerly the Farnam Neighborhood House) not only gives kids a safe place to play basketball and ping pong, create art or get help on their homework. It also helps them learn how to resolve conflicts.
Long known for its recreational and arts offerings, Farnam recently partnered with the nonprofit Rain of…Continue
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Connecticut Residents Once Again Urged to "Pick Up the Phone!" to Support the Largest-Ever Survey on Neighborhood-Level Quality of Life, Health, and Happiness. A project of Datahaven and over 75 partner foundations, hospitals, and local agencies, the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 22, 2018 at 2:26pm — No Comments
The 36-hour online giving event to support Greater New Haven nonprofits is set to run from 8 a.m. on May 1 through 8 p.m. on May 2, 2018.
Nonprofits with profiles on …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on March 8, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Hannah E. Gray was an African American seamstress in the mid-19th century who was active in in her church and in the abolitionist movement. Upon her death in 1861, she bequeathed her home on Dixwell Ave. to be used as housing for indigent elderly women of color.
While Gray’s original house no longer stands, her vision endures. The…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 15, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Tell us how the world looks to you today.
The Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) Survey…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 5, 2018 at 3:12pm — No Comments
The Pro Bono Partnership provides free, direct legal services to Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey nonprofits that serve the disadvantaged. In 2016, the partnership worked for 34 nonprofits in Greater New Haven, donating more than 1,000 hours of legal services valued at more than $400,000. Annually, it works with about 700 nonprofit clients in the three…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on February 1, 2018 at 2:07pm — No Comments
The following workshop series explains the funding opportunities and application processes at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Participation is strongly encouraged, even for experienced applicants. All workshops are free, but advance registration is…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 25, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments
Comcast NBCUniversal is offering $225,000 to three to eight nonprofits in Connecticut that are driving positive change in their local communities by leveraging media, technology and innovation.
The NBCUniversal Foundation, in partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, launched …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on January 23, 2018 at 1:16pm — No Comments
The voices of people starting over after coming home from prison are raised up on Criminal Justice Insider, a new radio show sponsored by The Community Foundation and Family Reentry. The show explores the lives of people affected by incarceration, both ex-offenders and their family. Guests will be invited to talk about the challenges of living…Continue
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"With unique access, go inside an effort in Connecticut to change the way parole works and reduce the number of people returning to prison. In collaboration with The New York Times, the film follows four former prisoners as they navigate the challenges of their first year on parole." - Frontline…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 14, 2017 at 2:39pm — No Comments
The voices of people starting over after coming home from prison are raised on “Criminal Justice Insider,” a new radio show sponsored by The Community Foundation on the New Haven Independent…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 14, 2017 at 2:32pm — No Comments
New Haven, CT (December 5, 2017) - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces two grant opportunities with application deadlines in January.
The Community Fund for Women & Girls is accepting applications for the 2018 grants cycle through Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Grants are awarded to gender-specific…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on December 7, 2017 at 12:16pm — No Comments
You can Help Hurricane Maria Survivors in New Haven. Please Spread the Word...
U.S. Citizens whose lives have been severely disrupted by Hurricane Maria, who have lost their homes, their jobs, and in some cases their loved ones, are arriving in New Haven every day. These fellow U.S. citizens come here because of a family or a historic connection to our city. Like most disaster victims they arrive with few…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 29, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments