Family Foundation

Coordinating Collaboration to End Homelessness

The Partnership for Strong Communities (PSC) and a group of advocacy organizations, government agencies, and community providers are leading a campaign to end homelessness in the state. Guided by the vision that “No one should experience homelessness,” the Reaching Home Campaign and Opening Doors—Connecticut (the “Campaign”) emphasizes housing as an essential platform for human and community development. To support the Campaign’s work as it moves past planning and towards implementation and sustainability, the Melville Charitable Trust approached The Building Movement Project (BMP) to conduct a mid-point learning assessment.

Who is Engaging Stakeholders Well?

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) has featured William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund in a Smarter Grantmaking Playbook Interview.

Power of Change Award Fact Sheet

The Power of Change Award, created by three Connecticut-based foundation, honors the best achievements and innovations in energy efficiency across Connecticut's state and municipal buildings.

Family Foundations Let Affluent Leave a Legacy

Kerry Hannon, writes an engaging article on the advantages of creating a family foundation. She gives two examples of new family foundations bringing up the next generation and getting a quick start up with Foundation Source.

Ramping Up

Exponent Philanthropy in the 2014 Issue 1 Essentials reviews the Case Study: The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, as they "Ramp Up," or significantly increase their charitable giving and activities. Included are 5 Tips for Ramping Up.

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