Monday, August 31, 2009
The first reading is Sept. 10 at Koffee on Audubon, with stories of “childish adults” by Salinger and Bradbury. For more information, contact David Brensilver (203) 772-2788 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
- What are the pros and cons of forming a nonprofit organization?
- What are the benefits and responsibilities of being incorporated and tax exempt?
- What are the alternatives to filing for tax exemption that will still let your organization receive donations?
- What are the responsibilities of a nonprofit board?
Registration deadline is Sept. 22. To register call (860) 525-5080
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
2) Financial Education Coordinator to coordinate and promote regional financial education resources for statewide financial literacy initiative. Requires Bachelor’s degree in human services, business, marketing or related field and a minimum of 2 years experience working with individuals on financial issues; proven ability to organize and execute outreach and marketing plans; familiarity with the community; computer skills; Bilingual (English/Spanish).
Send inquiries to: Ariel Martinez; Executive Director, email@example.com
Open Society Institute Seeks Entries for Moving Walls 17 Documentary Photography Exhibition. Emerging and veteran photographers who have completed work on a human rights or social justice issue will have their work displayed in the exhibit and will receive a $2,000 royalty plus travel expenses to attend the opening....Deadline: October 23, 2009
Children and Youth
Applications Invited for State Farm's Youth Advisory Board Service-Learning Grants Program. Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to nonprofits, educational institutions, and government agencies in the U.S. and Canada sponsoring student-led service learning projects on environmental, societal, or financial issues in higher education....Deadline: October 2, 2009
Civil and Human Rights
Reprieve Invites Fellowship Applications for Death Penalty Projects. Individuals demonstrating proven commitment to capital defense work will be awarded seed money to launch projects or careers in underresourced death penalty jurisdictions....Deadline: October 16, 2009
Ezra Jack Keats Mini-Grant Program Accepting Applications From Public Schools and Libraries. Grants of $500 will be awarded to public schools and libraries across the United States and its protectorates for a wide range of creative projects....Deadline: September 15, 2009
FINRA Investor Education Foundation Offers Funding for Research and Education Projects. Grants will be awarded to nonprofits and public colleges and universities working to give individuals the tools and information they need to better understand the markets and the principles of saving and investing....Deadline: November 5, 2009
Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Invites Students and Teachers to Address Environmental Issues. Students and teachers in grades K-8 will be awarded grants and publicity for their solutions to classroom environmental issues....Deadline: Various
SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Offers Funding for Wildlife Conservation. Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to nonprofits in the United States and abroad, government agencies, zoos, aquariums, and institutions of higher learning working to conserve, protect, or rehabilitate wildlife....Deadline: December 1, 2009
Anna Lalor Burdick Program Offers Support for Human Reproduction Education. Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to provide education about reproductive health to young women who have inadequate access to such information....Deadline: November 1 and May 15, annually
Funding details at http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp
For more information about this and other job resources at the library, contact Seth Godfrey 203-946-7431.
Monday, August 24, 2009
Sept. 10, noon-4pm--Recession Planning: Managing through a Financial Crisis
Oct. 8, 9-11am/1-3pm--Strategic Relationships, Partnerships and Collaborations: Exploring New Relationships to Enhance Your Mission
Oct. 28, 10-4--Keep Your Donors: Building Profitable Relationships That Last
The Twist: Workshop participants will have follow-up access to confidential, individualized support from workshop presenters via telephone.
Requirements: Executive Director/CEO and a board leader must attend the workshop (for the "Keep Your Donors" workshop, if an organization has a chief development officer, s/he should attend too). Workshops are not general professional development trainings.
There is no charge. For full information, contact Sharon Cappetta, 777-7071 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Saturday, August 22, 2009
Operations & Development Associate is responsible for managing the organization’s logistics, including shipping, fulfillment, material sourcing, and customer inquiries, and assisting the Executive Director in fundraising planning and activities. Full job description at http://newhaven.craigslist.org/npo/1334567948.html
Friday, August 21, 2009
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The state legislature reconvenes August 27, and Connecticut's budget battle continues. Please let your government officials know that we are still paying attention, that critical environmental funding is not something we can afford to cut:
- Save the Council on Environmental Quality
- Maintain Clean Water Funding
- Don't Divert or Securitize Energy Funds. Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy programs will be among the most important economic and environmental drivers for our state over the next decade.
If you can make just one phone call: contact Governor Jodi Rell 860-566-4840. Find your local senators and representatives at http://www.votesmart.org/
Submitted by Tisha Ferguson, CT Fund for the Environment, 787-0646 x108 or email@example.com
Ability to work in an urban environment and with diverse populations; familiarity with New Haven 's six targeted neighborhoods; excellent verbal communication skills; knowledge of various computer programs; valid CT driver's license with available transportation; 18+ years of age. Preferred: Bilingual in Spanish. $13-15 hourly.
Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-785-7651.
Eight people needed for Student Health Data Collection in New Haven Public Schools Oct. 7-Nov. 6, 9am-4pm. CARE will be collecting health data from a cohort of 1700 5th and 6th grade students in 12 New Haven public schools through surveys and physical measures each October for three years.
Must be 18+ years of age, have reliable transportation, work well with children, and be available for the entire 4 weeks. Preferred: Experience with taking vital signs and/or Excel.
$12 hr. Contact Sue Peters at email@example.com or 203-530-4634 before Aug. 31 .
Monday, August 17, 2009
Applications Invited for Arts Presenters/MetLife Arts Access Award. Awards of up to $10,000 will be given to organizations working to increase access to the performing arts and other cultural experiences for the disabled or underserved communities....
Deadline: September 15
Getty Conservation Institute Offers Conservation Guest Scholar Program. Stipends up to $31,500 will be awarded to conservators, scientists, and professionals working on projects related to visual arts in residence at the Getty Center.... Deadline: November 1
French-American Jazz Exchange Offers Support for Collaborative Projects. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to French and American jazz artists collaborating on composition, touring, recording, and audience-development activities with a public performance component....Deadline: October 23
Children and Youth
UnitedHealth Group Offering Grants to Help Combat Childhood Obesity. Grants of up to $1000 will be awarded to young people working with educators and other youth leaders to create local hands-on programs that address the issue of childhood obesity in their communities....Deadline: October 22
Civil and Human Rights
Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards to Honor Works for Addressing Racism and Diversity. One award will be given for a work of fiction or poetry and another for nonfiction, biography, or scholarly research that contributes to the understanding of racism and/or the appreciation of cultural diversity....Deadline: December 31
American Airlines and American Association of People With Disabilities Announce Altitude Award Program. Recognition and free advertising onboard American Airlines planes will be given to companies and advertisers whose commercials showcase authentic depictions of people with disabilities in a positive and progressive light....Deadline: September 9
Applications Available for 2010 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to resident aliens, naturalized U.S. citizens, and children of naturalized citizens undertaking graduate study in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences....Deadline: November 1
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Invites Nominations for 2010 Budweiser Conservationist of the Year Award. Individuals who have made significant volunteer contributions to the outdoors and conservation will be honored with a donation of up to $50,000 to the conservation organization of their choice....Deadline: August 26
National Organization for Hearing Research Foundation Accepting Grant Applications.Grants of $20,000 will be awarded to individuals researching the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of hearing loss; grants of $50,000 will be awarded for research of hearing loss stemming from a disruption of lateral wall homeostasis....Deadline: October 9
Nominations of Illinois Government Employees Sought for 18th Annual Excellence in Public Service Award. The award honors a non-elected state or local government employee who has brought quality management, leadership, and innovation to government service in Illinois....Deadline: August 31
Jews United for Justice Announces Jeremiah Fellowships. The fellowships will provide nine months of leadership and development training, networking, community-building activities, and study of Jewish history and tradition to individuals between the ages of 25 and 35....
Deadline: September 8
Applications Available for AAUW Community Action Grants. Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to individuals, AAUW branches, AAUW state organizations, and well as local community-based nonprofits working to promote education and equity for women and girls....Deadline: January 15
Friday, August 14, 2009
Requires Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field, plus 5 years nonprofit experience; Masters degree preferred. Strong communications and organizational skills; planning, analytical, research, community organizing and facilitation skills. Experience or working knowledge of early childhood education/school readiness- and/or family financial stability. Ability to plan, organize and conduct effective presentations to convey ideas and concepts to groups. Experience in the North Central region of UWCNCT’s service area preferred. Must have computer experience with MS Office, valid CT Driver’s License, reliable transportation. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 860-727-1057.
Thursday, August 13, 2009
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Call for artists! To donate one of your works to this WPKN benefit sale: email@example.com by August 15. Describe your work and send an image if possible. One work per artist. Let them know if you can volunteer some of your time during the event. Contact Valerie Richardson at (203) 287-1751.
11am–3pm–Career Fair (11-noon Senior Hour)
Quinnipiac has an undergraduate population of approx. 5500 students and a graduate population of 2000+, and they are all invited to the Career Fair: seniors, to investigate professional employment opportunities; juniors, to look for internships and establish contact with employer representatives; and freshmen/sophomores to seek summer/pt experiences.
There is no fee to attend the Career Fair.
Your free registration includes: one six-foot table with tablecloth and two chairs (electricity may be requested but is not guaranteed); lunch; listing in the Career Fair Program and Quinnipiac's Career Services webpage.
Register by Wednesday, Oct. 28 at http://www.quinnipiac.edu/other/careerfair/login-qu.asp
Username: CareerFairPassword: QUCF9
(You need to create a new password; last year's data is invalid)
Details: Jill Ferrall (203) 582-3655.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Register here for 2009 Cantor Colburn Innovation Pipeline Awards
October 22 , 5-8pm--2009 UHY LLP Tech Top 40, at Chevrolet Theater, Wallingford. Recognizes CT’s fastest growing technology companies on the basis of revenue growth, with mini-trade show and awards program, buffet dinner. $95 members/$125 non-members. Register here for 2009 UHY LLP Tech Top 40
Remember: if your company or organization is a Chamber member, that makes you one, too.
Monday, August 10, 2009
For more information visit www.jobcentral.org/ct. Search under company name, Northeast Utilities. Positions are indexed/linked to company’s website. Visit NU’s website to apply on-line at www.nu.com and reference how you were referred.
Applications Invited for Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week GrantA grant of $3,000 will be awarded to a library in the United States running the best public awareness campaign in conjunction with National Library Week 2010.... Deadline: October 16
Civil and Human Rights
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announces Community-Based Racial Healing Request for ProposalsGrants of up to $400,000 will be awarded to community-based nonprofits working to promote racial healing and equity for vulnerable and marginalized children....Deadline: September 30
Applications Invited for Target Field Trip Grants ProgramGrants of up to $800 will be awarded to K-12 education professionals conducting art, science, and cultural field trips, community service or civics projects, career enrichment opportunities, and other events or activities away from the school....Deadline: November 3
Ashoka's Changemakers Launches Rethinking Mental Health CompetitionThe online open-source competition invites entries featuring innovations that allow individuals, families, communities, and society to move beyond social stigmas surrounding serious mental illness; awards of $5,000 will be given to three individuals....Deadline: October 14
Nominations of Innovative Domestic Violence Programs Invited for Mary Byron Project Celebrating Solutions Awards ProgramAwards of $10,000 will be awarded to nonprofits and U.S. government agencies working to break the cycle of domestic violence through programs that can serve as nationwide models....Deadline: November 17
Entries Invited for Lemelson-MIT Award for SustainabilityAn award of $100,000 will be given to U.S. citizens or foreign nationals who have created or redesigned a product, process, or material that improves quality of life pertaining to the ecosystem or human environment as a whole....Deadline: October 6
Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation Announces New Request for ProposalsProposals are sought from individuals, organizations in the academic, pharmaceutical, NGO and biotech spheres, and consortia to help the foundation strategically plan for introduction of recombinant BCG and boosting vaccines in high-burden countries....Deadline: August 24
Octapharma Accepting Applications for Research Grants on Immunotherapy, Coagulation Disorders, and Critical CareGrants will be awarded to U.S.-based researchers working to improve patient care, management of disease, and improvement in patient safety and population health related to human protein therapies....Deadline: Open
ASCO Cancer Foundation Announces Grants Opportunities for 2010Three-year grants of up to $1.5 million will be awarded to researchers transitioning into faculty appointments who are investigating sarcoma, researching breast cancer care, or working to establish independent clinical cancer research programs....Deadline: Various
Open Society Institute Seeks Applications for Soros Justice FellowshipsStipends of up to $105,000 will be given to individuals working to initiate policy advocacy projects at the local, state, and national levels that promise measurable impact on one or more of OSI's criminal justice priorities....Deadline: October 14
Thursday, August 06, 2009
Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter in same document as resume to Rabbi Lina Zerbarini, Director of Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Qualifying organizations may request as many bundles as they need to support their training programs. Requests are fulfilled while supplies last. Three different versions of Quicken are available in bundles of 25 or 100 units:Quicken Starter Edition 2008 (Admin fee $50 for 25 units, $120 for 100 units) Quicken Premier 2008 (Admin fee $90 for 25 units, $250 for 100 units) QuickBooks Simple Start 2008 + Learning Accounting Essentials (Admin fee $199 for 25 units, $399 for 100 units).
Learn more about these titles and eligibility through TechSoup (www.techsoup.org).
Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Details: 203-285-2065 or email@example.com
Monday, August 03, 2009
For more information about the casting calls, the fashion shows, or volunteering, contact Kate Hosfelt at 203-488-1441 (x 313) or visit www.uwgnh.org/americangirl.
Call Debra Hauser (203-996-9713) or Literacy Volunteers (865-3867) for more information.
Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging Invites Proposals for Academic Research Grant Program. Grants of $20,000 will be awarded to legal, health sciences, social sciences, and gerontology scholars and professionals working on research with the potential to improve quality of life for the elderly.... Deadline: September 30, 2009
Nominations Open for the 2010 Purpose Prize Honoring Older Social Innovators. Five awards of $100,000 each will be given to people over the age of 60 working in a leadership capacity to address societal challenges in the United States or abroad.... Deadline: March 5, 2010
Arts and Culture
Stage Director and Choreographers Foundation Invites Applications for Observership Program. Twenty-five early career directors and choreographers will gain the opportunity to observe professionals in the field as they create new productions in New York City and at regional theaters.... Deadline: August 17
Guidelines Announced for American Heritage Preservation Grants. The program funds the preservation of endangered and fragile artistic, literary, scientific, and historical works and provides grants of up to $3,000 to libraries, museums, and archival collections for conservation projects....Deadline: September 15
National Museum of the American Indian Offers the Visiting Indigenous Professional Program. The program will provide hands-on training in various disciplines at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., to individuals working in Native museums and cultural centers....Deadline: September 15 and March 15, annually
Johnson & Johnson/Society for the Arts in Healthcare Grant Funds Available for Arts in Healthcare Programs. A total of $60,000 will be awarded to nonprofits and government agencies that are members of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare and whose arts in healthcare programs show evidence of initial impact....Deadline: October 15 (Letter of Inquiry)
Bikes Belong Offers Funding for Bicycle Advocacy and Facilities Programs. Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to organizations and government agencies across the United States working to improve bike paths and facilities or whose primary mission is bicycle advocacy....Deadline: Quarterly
Entries Sought for 14th Annual MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing. Grants of $50,000 will be awarded to nonprofits and tribes/tribally-designated entities working to increase affordable independent housing for seniors and environmentally responsive housing in their communities....Deadline: August 14
Proposals Sought for National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to nonprofits working to increase wildlife refuge co-stewardship, especially if their programs reach new audiences or provide wildlife-dependent recreational activities.... Deadline: September 4
Social Equity Venture Fund Announces Second Annual Open Enterprise Solutions to Poverty Request for Proposals. Two grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded for research in economics, government policy, or business strategy that bears directly on the potential of enterprise-based solutions to poverty.... Deadline: October 15 (Initial Proposals)
Nominations Open for Inaugural Award Recognizing Scientific Entrepreneurs. An award of $10,000 will be given to a scientific researcher who has successfully commercialized his or her discoveries through entrepreneurship; an award of $25,000 will be given to a promising postdoctoral entrepreneur.... Deadline: November 2