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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
FISH of Greater New Haven strengthened the safety net for local veterans this past year through a new partnership with the West Haven VA. FISH, which delivers fresh food to the homebound, now also provides food to veterans who recently moved into supportive housing.
The new service targeting formerly homeless veterans is the latest example of how community…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 16, 2017 at 2:45pm — No Comments
Over four decades, Chapel Haven has gained an international reputation for running innovative programs that teach adults with developmental and social disabilities how to live independent lives. Now the pioneering school is building on that success with an expansion of its campus in New Haven’s Westville neighborhood.
“It is amazing how the community embraces…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on November 2, 2017 at 2:24pm — No Comments
At a time when mental health funding continues to fall short of meeting the need, Bridges remains more committed than ever to treating people, regardless of their income levels, who suffer from opioid addiction, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or other mental health disorders.
“We look forward to further expansion of our healthcare system as we respond to…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 26, 2017 at 10:41am — No Comments
Attention area residents!
Do you have a project in mind to improve your neighborhood?
Join us at the last orientation session of the Neighborhood Leadership Program - an eight month training and grant program that supports community leaders in imagining, developing, testing and realizing projects which build community and provide positive outcomes in:
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 20, 2017 at 5:00pm — No Comments
If not for the ChildSight® program, thousands of school-aged children would struggle to see the words on the blackboard or in their books. The national program, working in 32 New Haven public schools, performs vision tests and delivers free prescription eyewear to children in need. …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 19, 2017 at 1:13pm — No Comments
The Progreso Latino Fund (PLF), in partnership with a Latino-led global fundraising campaign, is sending emergency disaster relief to Puerto Rico and Mexico.Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 12, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
After more than a decade of teaching classical chamber music to young children, Music Haven is seeing its first students about to graduate high school and go on to college. And the program continues to be a sought after as ever.
“We consistently have thirty to forty kids on the waiting list,” says Executive Director Mandi Jackson. “We have a ninety percent retention rate. Once they come they tend to stay. It gives them not just a passion for music, but also an avenue…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on October 5, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Planned gifts are thoughtful and intentional charitable gifts that make an impact now and in the future. There is no one-size-fits-all planned giving solution because every donor has unique philanthropic goals and objectives. The Valley Community Foundation, a partner of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, launched a community-wide planned giving initiative in May…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 28, 2017 at 10:14am — No Comments
Since 1950, the New Haven Chorale has spread a joy and passion for choral music in Greater New Haven.
On October 7, 2017, it will hold an annual Gala to help it continue its mission bringing together community singers to present high-level, professionally-conducted choral music to the region. The evening event,…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 28, 2017 at 10:11am — No Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
From: The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED FROM MILTON FISHER FUND
Scholarships Awarded for Creativity and Innovation to 7; Honorable Mention to 7
New Haven, CT (September 20, 2017) - The…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 26, 2017 at 3:42pm — No Comments
As of October 5th, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will stop taking DACA renewals. That means DACA recipients with expiring permits have only a few weeks to gather the $495 renewal application fee.
CT Students for a Dream is raising money to help DACA recipients pay for their renewals.…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on September 21, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
Community Foundation President & CEO Will Ginsberg shares his thoughts about Charlottesville, New Haven and our community's future on The Foundation's blog.
The time of testing is upon us. Will we stand up to the powerful forces that would substitute hatred and demonization for the inclusive, unified and optimistic spirit of community that we have so painstakenly built over the decades?
Read the post at …Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on August 24, 2017 at 5:24pm — No Comments
At the New Haven Animal Shelter, it takes a village to help abandoned dogs and cats find their forever homes. Although the city funds and staffs the shelter, the dedicated volunteers with the Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter provide vital assistance with socializing the animals and getting them ready for adoption.
“It’s a real passion,” says Elaine…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 27, 2017 at 11:31am — No Comments
When migratory songbirds reach New Haven after flying across Long Island Sound, they immediately hunt for safe perches on which to rest and recover. Audubon Connecticut’s Urban Oases initiative ensures that even in the heart of this urban area, a corridor of green habitats is waiting.
Created with the help of community volunteer teams in parks and schoolyards, the…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 20, 2017 at 12:38pm — No Comments
After decades of effort, the health of Long Island Sound is beginning show signs of improvement. But long stretches of coastal waters remain imperiled by pollution. Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save The Sound is on a mission to clean them and continue protecting the region’s air, water, and land.
Originally two separate organizations that were founded…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 13, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
When neighbors transform a vacant lot or trash strewn curbside into a flowering pocket park or garden, they are doing more than planting bulbs and shrubs. They are building strong communities where people care about one another and the places where they live.
For more than two decades, the Community Greenspace program has helped volunteers around the city take charge…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on July 6, 2017 at 10:24am — No Comments
When classes let out in June, children who depend on school breakfasts and lunches are at risk of going hungry. End Hunger Connecticut! leads a statewide campaign to prevent this suffering by helping schools keep cafeterias open and offering free meals throughout the summer.
“We work with the school districts to make sure they can offer the meal programs in a…Continue
Added by The Community Foundation for GNH on June 27, 2017 at 11:51am — No Comments