The Aging Affinity Group is generously supported by the Fairfield County Community Foundation, the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the Foundation for Community Health, Connecticut Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, United Way and the Grantmakers in Aging EngAGEment Initiative.
Grantmakers working together through a partnership between Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) and the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy on a program called the EngAGEment Initiative, compose the Aging Affinity Group.
The goals of EngAGEment are:
Connecticut funders are encouraged to participate in the Aging Affinity Group by:
The Connecticut EngAGEment Initiative is guided by an Aging Leadership Team of foundation representatives with the Council acting as facilitator. In addition to the founding group of team members, new participants with a special interest in the aging area are included.
Aging Leadership Team:
For more information, to join the Aging Affinity Group or to share your own work in aging, contact Deborah Werner, Director of Member Services.