Advantages Women Or Minority-Owned Businesses May Not Know About

— If you’re short on collateral, there’s a Small Business Administration program just for you: 7(a) Direct Guaranty Program; if you’re a minority other programs are offered under Section 8(a) of the Small Business Administration — There’s a little known provision of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 that states every federal agency must[…]

Haiti Cultural Exchange – Selebrasyon! New York’s Celebration of Haitian Arts & Culture

Selebrasyon! New York’s Celebration of Haitian Arts & Culture  May 18th – June 30th Dance * Film * Literature & Spoken Word * Music * Visual Arts This multi-disciplinary festival of Haitian art and culture will showcase the diversity, beauty and vitality of Haiti and its Diaspora – from the traditional to the modern.   Community Curated Project The Selebrasyon! Advisory[…]

Haiti celebrates first cardinal

For Monsignor Chibly Langlois, the honor of joining the Catholic Church’s elite hierarchy and being among those who may one day choose the next pope — and perhaps be among the top contenders — is unbelievable. So unbelievable, in fact, that when the emails and voice mails hit his cell phone last month congratulating him[…]

Nonprofit Grants … Deadlines Fast Approaching!

CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT FUND APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2014 The Cultural Development Fund (CDF) enables qualifying cultural organizations to apply for grants from the Department of Cultural Affairs. The agency encourages participation in the process by the widest possible representation of the City’s diverse cultural constituency. Currently, more than 880 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations are[…]