The OCTOBER 2018 DIGEST includes feature headlines: Disaster Relief Resources for Florence and Michael; Could Connecticut Be the 1st State to End Youth Homelessness?; Sexual Violence Prevention Collaborative to Educate through Youth Sports; Report Shows ALICE Continues to Struggle; New Site Shares Stories of Everyday Good; Network Launched to Advance Women and Girls; ECFC Releases New Connecticut Family Engagement Paper; Transforming Youth Justice Leadership Development Program; Plus -- LEADERSHIP TRAINING; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; EVENTS & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!
The AUGUST 2018 DIGEST includes feature headlines: New Dashboard Shows CT Foundation Data; Could Connecticut Be the 1st State to End Youth Homelessness?; Survey Reveals Hurricane Evacuees in Connecticut Need Access to Basic Necessities; Berkshire Taconic Launches ACloserLook.Net; Foundations Provide Capacity Building, Learning for Nonprofits; Investing in Equity in the Nonprofit Workforce; The Prosperity Foundation Kicks Off Inaugural #GIVEBLACKCT Day of Giving; AND regular topics -- POLICY UPDATE; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; SCHOLARSHIP NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; EVENTS & OTHER OPPORTUNITIES; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!
HARTFORD, CT -- Total charitable donations are on the rise in Connecticut, but fewer people are giving, a report released last week from the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy found. In its Connecticut Giving Report, the council shared how both individuals and foundations gave more money in 2015, the latest year for which data is available. Giving from foundations rose from $1.02 billion in 2014 to $1.2 billion in 2015, while individual donations rose from $3.4 billion to $3.48 billion over the same period.
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!
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut residents donated an all-time high of $5 billion to charity in 2015, according to a recent report from the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy. However, the number of residents that donate is decreasing, raising questions about the sustainability of these gifts. This article also includes quotes by Julie Loughran, President and CEO of the Connecticut Community Foundation.