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We are committed to: Being a leader and catalyst for philanthropic action in response to community issues; Facilitating the regular exchange of ideas, experiences, information, and expertise among Connecticut grantmakers; Being a reliable source of knowledge and education about philanthropy for Connecticut’s grantmakers; national, state, and local leaders; and the general public; and Increasing public understanding of the value and impact of philanthropy.


Visit the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) for information on the Global Refugee Crisis and how international nongovernment organizations (NGO) are responding. CDP's Facebook and Twitter feeds contain links to news reports and other updates. Find links to NGO responses and the CDP 2015 Refugee Crisis Fund. Visit CCP's webpage for general disaster relief materials and a webinar on the crisis >>

Get on the Map!

Imagine being able to see who is funding what and where—anywhere in our region, anytime, and with just a few clicks …

Access to accurate, up-to-date grantmaking data is critical to understanding the funding landscape and ensuring that your giving is as effective as it can be. And that’s what the Get on the Map campaign is all about!

Read Maggie Osborn's blog post about it >>

Recent News

HARTFORD, CT -- The Aurora Foundation, which supports women and girls in Greater Hartford, has awarded a $20,000 grant to Trinity College and four... more »

FARMINGTON, CT -- The Children’s Fund of Connecticut (CFC) awarded $230,560 to fund four obesity prevention projects in Connecticut. The work will... more »

BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The Bridgeport Hospital Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the Newman’s Own Foundation to support the expansion of... more »

NEW BRITAIN, CT — The city-based American Savings Foundation has awarded nearly $300,000 to 11 nonprofits and groups that provide services for New... more »