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CT Philanthropy Digest - June 2018

Release Date: 
06/21/2018

The JUNE 2018 DIGEST includes feature headlines: $5 Billion Marks a High Point in Connecticut Giving By Individuals and Foundations; Tauck Family Foundation Honored with Philanthropy Award; CCP Conference and Keynotes Inspire Leadership and Collaboration; CT Data Collaborative to Work with Nonprofits on Data Literacy; DataHaven Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Innovation Awards; Plan Now to Recognize Black Philanthropy Month in August; AND regular topics -- POLICY UPDATE; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; SCHOLARSHIP NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; EVENTS & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy Announces New Board Leadership

Release Date: 
05/01/2018

HARTFORD, CT—At its March board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy voted Kathryn Luria (Woodbury), senior vice president of community affairs and director of philanthropy for Webster Bank, as the new board chair, to replace outgoing Chair Judith Meyers, president and CEO of Children’s Fund of Connecticut.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Second Chance Training & Employment Program to be Recognized

Release Date: 
04/10/2018

HARTFORD, CT -- The Second Chance IBEST Program, led by Capital Workforce Partners in partnership with a dozen other agencies, will be holding its Second Annual IBEST Second Chance Recognition Awards Event at the Chrysalis Center in Hartford CT on April 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event will honor Returning Citizens, advocates, employers and other partners who have participated and supported 275 Returning Citizens working to gain employment in the Capitol Region in the past two years.

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CT Philanthropy Digest - February 2018

Release Date: 
02/02/2018

The JANUARY 2018 DIGEST includes feature headlines: SAVE the DATE - CCP's 2018 Conference; Philanthropy Award Nomination Deadline Extended to Feb 15; New Issue Brief Addresses Northwest Connecticut's Addiction Crisis; Hartford Selected to Participate in National Job Quality Initiative; Cities and Towns Sign On to Sustainable CT Initiative; United Way Neighborhood Initiative Positively Impacting Literacy Assessment Scores; Foundation Releases Reports on New Britain and Waterbury; Partners Launch Reentry Welcome Center; New Assessment Process Can Help Kids Be Ready For Kindergarten; AND regular topics -- POLICY UPDATE; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; SCHOLARSHIP NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; EVENTS & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!

CT Philanthropy Digest - November 2017

Release Date: 
11/13/2017

The November 2017 Digest includes feature headlines: A Story of Irrefutable Intersectionality: The U.S. Mainland, La Isla del Encanto and Connecticut; Foundations Join Forces to Advance Obesity Prevention; Neighborhood Builder Receipient to Provide Green Job Opportunities; Public Policy Update - State Budget and Federal Tax Reform; AND regular topics -- PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; SCHOLARSHIP NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; EVENTS & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!

CCP Response to Charlottesville

Release Date: 
08/16/2017

HARTFORD, CT -- On behalf of the staff and board of Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Judith Meyers, board chair, Michael Johnston, board vice chair, and Karla Fortunato, president, have penned the following response to the riots in Charlottesville.

Former Chief Development Officer at Hospital of Central Connecticut Tapped to Lead Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Release Date: 
06/27/2017

NEW BRITAIN, CT -- David Obedzinski, whose impressive 30-plus year management career in philanthropy, development and donor relations includes nearly seven years as the Hospital of Central Connecticut’s chief fundraiser, has been named the new president of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain.

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