The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is an association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy for the public good.

CCP believes in encouraging philanthropy that is guided by the values
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Recent News

HARTFORD, CT - Individuals and foundations in Connecticut gave $5 billion in charitable contributions during 2015, according to the Connecticut... more »

A monthly benefit of CCP membership, the MAY 2018 Member eBrief features: CCP Updates; Member News & Releases; New Resources; Colleague News and... more »

NEW YORK, NY -- MarketWatch comments on findings from Giving USA 2017 report. The U.S. cleared a generous milestone in 2017, with Americans donating... more »

DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) seeks nominations of youth leaders in community service and volunteerism for its Emerging... more »

NORWALK, CT -- The national food rescue organization Food Rescue U.S. based in Norwalk has received a $2,500 grant from the New Canaan Community... more »

DANBURY, CT -- The Danbury Early College Opportunity (DECO) program at Danbury High School has received a $30,000 grant from the Fairfield County’s... more »

FARMINGTON, CT -- The Child Health and Development Institute (CHDI) is seeking a Project Coordinator to work on projects related to evidence-based... more »