The FEBRUARY 2019 DIGEST includes feature headlines: CCP to Hold State Budget Impact Forum; CCP Announces 2019 Conference Keynote Speaker; Call for Philanthropy Awards Nominations; Plus -- POLICY UPDATE; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- Members of the Greater Bridgeport Family Economic Security Coalition, elected government officials, coordinated by the Connecticut Association for Human Services (CAHS) and Internal Revenue Service have kicked-off the start of the 2019 tax season. VITA is a program sponsored by the IRS, where trained volunteers prepare and file state and federal returns for low- and moderate-income families for free. Families who generally had an income of $55,000 or less in 2018 may qualify for additional tax credits. This year’s VITA campaign is made possible with support from the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, Citi Community Development, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and Near & Far Aid.
HARTFORD, CT -- Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today announced the launch of the Connecticut Complete Count Committee (CCCC) to inform and help direct the State's efforts in the upcoming 2020 Census. Committee members include CCP members Jay Williams, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; Julio Conception, MetroAlliance and Hartford Chamber of Commerce; and Will Ginsberg, Greater New Haven Community Foundation; and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President Karla Fortunato.
FARMINGTON, CT -- Children's Fund of Connecticut and Child Health and Development Institute President and CEO Jeffrey Vanderploeg teamed up with past president and CEO Judith Meyers to share tips for running a successful foundation in the January issue of Grant Makers in Health. Their article was based on CHDI's Celebrating 20 Years publication and includes five key components and nine lessons learned.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The news any given day is filled with warnings of "doom loops," inverted yield rates, and other wonky predictors of a recession. A downturn is likely for 2019, economic cognoscenti say, if not inevitable by 2020, particularly given the drag of the monthlong federal-government shutdown.
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