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Technology Grants

TechSoup is launching a new initiative, through the generosity of the Truist Foundation, to engage a cohort of nonprofit organizations to help them use technology to adapt to the challenges presented by COVID-19, and deliver vital services to their communities both now and well into the future.  The value to be received by participant organizations is up to $10,000. Click…

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Added by Jackie Downing on April 2, 2021 at 11:20am — No Comments

Agency on Aging RFP for orgs providing services to older adults

 

 

FFY 2022 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

 

 

Please forward this RFP to any interested agency.

 

The RFP and information about the AASCC can be found and downloaded at our website: www.aoascc.org

 

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Added by Jackie Downing on November 17, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

GNH Chamber Graduate Student Loan Grants

The Graduate Student Grant Program provides direct payments to Graduate Student Loan servicers for up to $10,000 over two years, paid in semi-annual installments. Applications are due by Friday, October 2, 2020.

Applicants to this program must:

• Either have earned a graduate degree in the past five years or will be earning a graduate degree by June 2021

• Either be employed or be promised future employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a public service nonprofit…

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Added by Jackie Downing on September 9, 2020 at 9:32am — No Comments

GNH Chamber Nonprofit Awards seeking nominees

Nominations are open for the 3rd Annual Nonprofit Stars Align awards program, recognizing outstanding people and organizations within our nonprofit community!   Let's recognize the outstanding work of our colleagues!



The awards will be presented during The Big Connect on November 18.



The awards are:



STELLAR LEGACY AWARD:

To an individual with 15 years of professional service in the Greater New Haven…

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Added by Jackie Downing on September 9, 2020 at 9:24am — No Comments

New Haven Chorale Looking for Business Manager

Chorale%20Business%20Manager.docxThe New Haven Chorale has an opening for a part time Business Manager. The job is one with flexible hours, working from one’s own home office. It requires good interpersonal skills along with proficiency in Microsoft Office I Word, Excel and Access), and, ideally, some knowledge of Quickbooks.  They would like to bring this person on board in April. …

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Added by Jackie Downing on March 18, 2013 at 9:18am — No Comments

GNH Community Loan Fund seeks Director of Development/Administration

SUMMARY:  Primary responsibility for raising operating funds for $900,000 annual budget. Research grant opportunities; conduct grant writing and reporting. Solicit, cultivate and maintain individual and corporate donors and investors. Organize and oversee fundraising and friendraising events. Conduct all marketing and communications to support fundraising activities including website, newsletters and annual report. Coordinate and prepare quarterly reports to donors, investors and…

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Added by Jackie Downing on March 9, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to GNH Community. Traducción de esta página

Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

 

 

Open Street Project

An Open Streets Family Reunion: Reflections from the 2018 Open Streets Summit

By Ryan O’Connor, Director of Programs, 8 80 Cities Recently 8 80 Cities wrote a blog post about open streets being a labour of love. That being the case, the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans felt like a family reunion of sorts. It was rejuvenating to see old and new friends who share our passion for open streets and are working tirelessly to create healthier, happier, and more connected communities across the world. The event, which took place on September 15-16, brought together more than 50 leaders who currently organize open streets programs or are interested in bringing the...

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Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

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Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

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Local Initiatives Support Corporation

In Rural Texas, Seeding Small Businesses, and Generational Wealth, with the Help of Kiva—and a Kiva Trustee

Kiva loans supported by LISC are a lifeline of zero interest capital to dozens of micro-business owners in underserved places across the country. But just as critical to the loan’s success as an entrepreneur’s dreams and drive is the role of the Kiva trustee—a trusted, community-based partner who supports borrowers from application and business development all the way to loan repayment. Joseph Ceasar, founder and CEO of Legacy Institute for Financial Education in rural Lufkin, TX is an exemplary Kiva trustee, on a mission to bring financial know-how and stability and generational wealth-building back to his community.

Centering Students, Truth and Innovation

As students across the country return to school this month, the LISC Charter School Financing team reflects on the challenges facing its portfolio schools as they work to create authentically safe, empowering and anti-racist learning communities. It’s a journey that parallels our own at LISC as we enact our commitment to racial equity and justice, inclusivity and transparency.

In a Time of Crisis, Business Development Organizations Step Up

Small business owners cherish their independence, but they can also use outside advice and technical assistance to be successful—or simply to survive a crisis like the pandemic. And that's where business development organizations (BDOs) come in. LISC BDO partners link their on-the-ground networks and insight with LISC’s national scale, funding and expertise to support small businesses, in the midst of COVID, and for the future.

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