HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named Juanita T. James, president and CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, a recipient of the 2019 Martha S. Newman Award.
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NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Tow Foundation is pleased to announce that Magdalena Cwintal has joined its team as accountant.
HARTFORD, CT— At its March board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy elected four new members to its board of directors, as well as new board officers.
WALLINGFORD, CT -- Gaylord Specialty Healthcare has been awarded a $75,000 grant and plans to use the funds to help its patients who have breathing problems. The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) provided the funding to the non-profit health system, which provides both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.
HARTFORD, CT -- Forty-two percent of the 108 nonprofits recently surveyed by the CT Nonprofit Alliance and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy said they saw a decrease in donations in 2018, or expect a downturn this year. Karla Fortunato, president of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, which represents grantmakers in the state, can't say for certain why some people seem to be eschewing their regular donations to local nonprofits, but she believes the 2017 federal tax reform law has a lot to do with it.