Calendar of Events

Creative Placemaking Across the United States

September 19, 2014
On September 19th at noon, Jamie Bennett, Executive Director of ArtPlace America, will be speaking at The City Club for the event, “Creative Placemaking Across The United States.”  This event will cover how the arts can shape the social, physical, and economic character of communities.  See the link below for more information and to register for this event.

Arts and Culture Roundtable Candidate Forum

September 12, 2014
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC) will be having the second of two Arts and Culture Roundtable Candidate Forums on September 12th featuring Republican Candidate, Jack Schron.  There will be time allotted for asking questions.  Also, plan to come early or stay after to network with like-minded professionals.  Click here for more information and to register.

NC Proposal Deadline!

August 8, 2014

Friday, August 8th

5pm

 

Neighborhood Connections proposals are due today by 5pm!

 

You can drop off your proposal at one of the following addresses:

 

Neighborhood Connections

The Agora Building

5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310

 

Stockyard, Clark Fulton, Brooklyn Centre CDC

Lin Omni Building

3167 Fulton

 

 


NC Grantseeker Workshop

July 31, 2014

Thursday, July 31st

6pm to 8pm

Neighborhood Connections New Office!

The Agora

5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310

 

You are invited to learn more about writing a proposal to submit to Neighborhood Connections for our next round of funding. Learn with others about how to complete the application, fill out the budget form, and prepare for the interview. All applicants are urged to attend!

 

Our next proposal deadline is Friday, August 8th.


Seminar on Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse

July 25, 2014
The Galilean Theological Center in collaboration with Indiana Wesleyan University  and the Educational Resources International will be offering a seminar on Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse on Friday, July 25th from 7:00pm-9:30pm and Sat. July 26th from 9:00am-3:00pm.  CEU’s will be offered.  Cost for seminar is $99 however if you are affiliated with the Galilean Theological Center your cost will be $30.  You can register online here.
 
 

Arts and Culture Roundtable: Candidate Forum

July 25, 2014
On July 25th from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m., Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC) will be having the first of two Arts and Culture Roundtable Candidate Forums. This candidate forum will feature Armond Budish, the Democratic candidate for Cuyahoga County Executive, who will speak directly to the arts and culture community sharing his thoughts on the role of arts and culture in county government.
Click here for more information and to register.

What’s Going on with the Creative Workforce Fellowship?

July 24, 2014
This spring, new applications to the Creative Workforce Fellowship program – a local grant program that directly supports individual artists – were put on hold.  On July 24th at 3:00 p.m. join Tom Schorgl and Karen Gahl-Mills at The City Club of Cleveland for information on what is going on with the Creative Workforce Fellowship program.  See the link below to register for this event. 

NC Grantseeker Workshop

July 23, 2014

Wednesday, July 23rd

6pm to 8pm

Stockyard, Clark Fulton, Brooklyn Centre Community Development Office

Lin Omni Building

3167 Fulton Road

 

You are invited to learn more about writing a proposal to submit to Neighborhood Connections for our next round of funding. Learn with others about how to complete the application, fill out the budget form, and prepare for the interview. All applicants are urged to attend!

 

Our next proposal deadline is Friday, August 8th.


Ward 5 Festival

June 28, 2014

Saturday, June 28th

Friendly Inn Settlement House

2386 Unwin (near Quincy)

 

Festival from 10am to 6pm

 

Parade starts at Noon at East 30th and Community College

 

Join the Ward 5 Community as we celebrate with music, entertainment,  food, and activities for all ages!

 

For more info on the Festival, please call Andrea Foote at 216.436.7656.

 

For more info on the Parade, please call Sherita Mullins at 216.341.1455.

 

 


Community Art Project in Ashbury/Glenville!

June 26, 2014

Thursday, June 26th

5pm

11600 Ashbury

 

Please join residents and merchants from Ashbury and East 116th on Thursday, June 26th. If you have artistic skills (or if you are a beginner) join artist Gwen Garth along with several residents as we paint window dressings on a vacant home at 11600 Ashbury. All are welcome!

 

Call Leonard Davis at 216.791.6476 x. 268 for more info!


Greater University Circle Job and Resource Fair

June 25, 2014

Wednesday, June 25th

9am to 3pm

Case Western Reserve University

Thwing Student Center

11111 Euclid

 

Up to 60 businesses will be at the Greater University Circle Job & Resource Fair on Wednesday, June 25th.

 

Please bring plenty of resumes!

 

On site applications and resumes will be accepted for full-time  and part-time positions available in Customer Service, Health Care, Utilities, Retail, Catering, Data Entry, and more!

 

Download the flyer here.

 

Resume and Interviewing Workshops will be provided throughout the day.

 

Presentation on “How to join the Union”, given by Laborers Local 860, will be given.

 

This event is free and open to the public.

 

There will be assistance prior to the job fair on creating or revising a resume at:

Catholic Charities

St. Philip Neri Family Services Center

June 12th at 1pm

June 19th at 1pm

Call Patrick at 216.391.4414 x. 22 for more info

 

Fairfax Renaissance Development

8111 Quincy, Suite 100

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8:30am to 10:30am

Call 216.361.8400 for more info

 

Famicos Foundation

1325 Ansel Road

Call Leonard at 216.791.6476 x. 268 for more info

 

PNC Fairfax Connection

8220 Carnegie

Call 216.391.4677 for more information on resume help, leadership, networking, interviewing or other job readiness skills.

June 18th, 3:30pm to 5pm, Resume Writing Workshop

 

Ashbury Computer Center

11011 Ashbury

Mondays and Saturdays, 1pm to 4pm

Call Wanda or James before you go at 216.421.2305 to request assistance with your resume.


6th Annual Larchmere Porchfest

June 21, 2014

Saturday, June 21st

Porch Performances – 1pm to 6pm

Finale Performances – 6pm to 8pm

Restaurant After Parties – 8pm to 10pm

 

You are invited to the 6th Annual Larchmere Porchfest! 30 Bands on 30 Porches! Lounge on the front lawns of the Larchmere neighborhood and sample a diverse range of local talent. This event is free so bring your kids, friends, and neighbors. Pack a cooler and drive, ride, walk or bike to Larchmere for this fun day of music and more.

 

For more info, click here.


News

Skill Share Micro Grant Requesting Proposals

The Vital Neighborhoods working group of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is a volunteer led group of Clevelanders working to cultivate sustainable neighborhoods of choice where residents are engaged, empowered, enlightened, resilient and self-reliant. Since 2011, the Vital Neighborhoods group has sponsored several programs, events and contests all geared toward meeting this mission. In 2013, the Vital Neighborhoods group is proud to offer a micro-grant opportunity to support neighbors as they share their skills, talents and gifts throughout Cleveland.

 

Download the application here.

 

 


We’ve Moved!

We are now located in The Agora at 5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310.

 

Our number is 216.229.4688.


Neighborhood Grants Announced!

Neighborhood Connections has approved $341,892 in grants to support 100 different projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland.  Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Cuyahoga County’s local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 46 of the resident-led arts and culture projects announced today through a unique partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Read more here.  

For a complete list of Neighborhood Connections grants awarded,  click here.

The next deadline for proposals is August 8, 2014.

 

 

 

 


Next Grant Deadline Friday, August 8th!

Our next deadline for grant proposals is Friday, August 8th at 5pm.

 

We are offering three opportunities to learn more about applying for a grant:

 

Tuesday, July 15th from 6pm to 8pm

University Circle United Methodist Church

1919 East 107th Street

 

Wednesday, July 23rd from 6pm to 8pm

Stockyard Clark Fulton Brooklyn Center Community Development

Lin Omni Building

3167 Fulton

 

 

Thursday, July 31st from 6pm to 8pm

Neighborhood Connections Office

5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310 (The Agora)


Neighborhood Leadership Development Program Recruiting Community Leaders

Are you a passionate, committed Clevelander dedicated to taking an active role in improving your community? Could you use help enhancing your leadership skills?

Apply to The Neighborhood Leadership Development ProgramRecruitment ends July 31.

Go to  www.NLDPCleveland.com  or call 216-776-6172 for more information.

 


 

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