The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is the leading voice to policy makers on behalf of Connecticut’s grantmakers. The Council works with its foundation and corporate giving members and its public policy committee to connect the ideas and insights of the Connecticut philanthropic community to policy makers.
The Council does this by
The Council may take positions on public policy issues such as pending legislation or regulations on issues which affect the field of philanthropy, issues affecting the health and well-being of nonprofit organizations in general, and efforts to promote a greater understanding of the possibilities of partnerships between the public and private sectors
The Council provides information on specific issues such as health, welfare, and the arts through alerts and forums, not direct action.