HARTFORD, CT -- To paraphrase Connecticut’s private, nonprofit social service agencies: Gov. Ned Lamont just doesn’t get it. Frustration with Lamont, who rebuffed a request from nonprofits for $100 million of the state’s $2.5 billion reserve, recently surged after the governor urged the agencies to ask more from wealthy donors.
The blumshapiro Foundation will be accepting grant applications from qualified 501(c)3 organizations for 2020 funding beginning May 31, 2020 through July 31, 2020.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) announces the opening of the FY 2020 Nonprofit Grant Program RFP for Letters of Interest. The process will be open from November 15, 2019 through December 13, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
HARTFORD, CT -- Nonprofit social service agencies have been pleading with Gov. Ned Lamont for months to share $100 million of Connecticut’s record-setting budget reserve with them. Speaking before hundreds of nonprofit leaders Wednesday at the Connecticut Convention Center, Lamont once again dashed their hopes.
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut is among the half of states in the nation spending no money on the census, instead relying on philanthropy and networks of volunteer committees to bolster U.S. Census workers, who will try to find and count the millions of Americans who do not respond next spring. CCP President Karla Fortunato is quoted twice and along with CCP Member Jay Williams, President of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
The OCTOBER 2019 DIGEST includes FEATURED NEWS STORIES - Foundation Bolsters Community Organizing in Waterbury; College Students in Eastern CT Hear from Journalists of Color; Community Voice Amplified with Get Out the Vote and Census Efforts; DanburyWorks Improves Employment Prospects; Early Literacy Initiatives to Increase Word Exposure; Regional Wellbeing Illuminated in Four New Reports; 397 Young People Connected to Housing in 100 Days; Plus -- PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; EVENTS and OTHER OPPORTUNITIES; GRANTS and RFPS; PEOPLE; and JOBS!