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Announcing our grants for Fall 2017!

Our Grant Making Committee, made up of 21 residents from Cleveland and East Cleveland,  has approved $195,660 in grants to support 65 resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 15 of the resident-led arts and culture projects. Highlights of the grants include: • Caledonia Community Center* in East Cleveland received $2,000 for their Fine.
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Neighbor Up University

The fall calendar for Neighbor Up University is out now. A new way of learning and making change in Cleveland -- led by residents. Check it out.   .
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PRISM: A Racial Equity Learning Laboratory

The next session of Prism, our racial equity learning lab, begins in February 2018. Register now to join Cohort IV. Prism is led by two of Cleveland’s most experienced and dynamic racial equity trainers: Erica Merritt and Adele DiMarco Kious. Prism participants explore the historic conflict that continues to shape the United States and determine the fate of all its people. Racism is examined on four levels: internalized, interpersonal, institutional.
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Non Profit Capacity Building Boot Camp 

The Non Profit Capacity Building Boot Camp is a series of trainings designed to help not-for-profit groups formalize their business structures, complete organizational assessments and other essential documents as they are led through a strategic visioning and planning process. Who should apply? Up to ten (10) organizations (501 c 3, contemplating 501 c 3 status or organizations with fiscal agents) will be selected through an application process..
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Announcing $250,745 in funding for 100 neighborhood projects

Neighborhood Connections Grant Making Committee has approved $250,745 in grants to support 100 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the county’s public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 23 of the resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Highlights of the grants include: • DKMNOW, a group of 8 business men in the South Collinwood neighborhood, was awarded.
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Who we are

Neighborhood Connections is a program of Suite 1300 Services, Inc., a 501 c 3 nonprofit. This non profit is funded by many partners. Neighborhood Connections does not necessarily represent the opinions of those partners. Neighbor Up is a network of residents and other stakeholders from Greater Cleveland. Neighborhood Connections, through its mission of “igniting the power of everyday people to create, together, an extraordinary world right where.
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Excited to announce $3.1 million grant from Cleveland Foundation

We're proud to announce $3.1 million in funding from the Cleveland Foundation. The continued funding supports our signature initiatives – the grassroots grants program and the work of the Neighbor Up network, a diverse group of Greater Cleveland residents striving to make positive change in their neighborhoods and find innovative solutions to larger health and employment issues plaguing communities. The foundation’s board of directors approved the three-year.
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Announcing: Action Clinics

Come and join us at Action Clinics every Monday to: Continue conversations from Network Night that can lead to CHANGE/ACTION in your neighborhoods Get assistance and support on Taking ACTION Create ACTION plans Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. When: Monday’s starting on April 10th, 2017 Where: Neighborhood Connections 5000 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103 “If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl,.
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Interested in a career in the hotel industry?

If you would like to:  Work in a fast-paced environment while providing top notch customer service  Earn a competitive hourly wage with a local employer in the Greater University Circle area  Prepare for the interviews and ensure success on the job with FREE skills development classes  Gain a renewed sense of confidence and a network of support to help you succeed And you fit the following criteria:  Resident of Greater University.
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Let’s go to the movies!

As a partner with the Cleveland International Film Festival, we have vouchers to see some of the films for free. Join us for a day out at the movies! We are planning to see these movies on the following dates and times: Dispatches from Cleveland (featuring our own Jerry Pena) at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, March 31 Food Evolution at 1:25 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 Quest at 5:20 on Saturday,.
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Looking for a job in manufacturing?

We are NOW recruiting participants for training that can lead to a career at Buckeye Business Products! Training Criteria:  Interested in a career in manufacturing 18 years or older Motivated to learn new skills to prepare for industry specific requirements and gain employment Commitment to 2 weeks of unpaid work readiness classes High School diploma or equivalent (GED) Must be able to pass a drug screen Job Details: Earn a competitive hourly wage with.
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Hosting a Neighbor Up gathering

Here you will find everything you need to host a Neighbor Up gathering. Neighbor Up is a large network and the resources below can help connect your work to the whole network. (Remember Neighbor Up is supported by Neighborhood Connections, a program of the nonprofit Suite 1300 Services. Neighbor Up and Neighborhood Connections are not the same and it's important to distinguish between them.) Neighbor Up flier &.
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Greater University Circle Community Health Initiative

Some Neighbor Up members are working with healthcare professionals to stop infant mortality and lead poisoning in Greater University Circle neighborhoods. They are part of the Greater University Circle Community Health Initiative (GUCCHI). Greater University Circle neighborhoods have infant mortality rates among African-American babies that rival those of Third World countries. And lead paint in old homes can cause learning disabilities and other issues in children. Want to know more? Check out their Facebook.
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