NEW BRITAIN, CT -- American Savings Foundation is announcing a new grant opportunity. Responding to feedback from grantseekers, the Foundation’s new Community Grants program is designed to better respond to a wide range of local needs throughout the 64 towns traditionally served by the American Savings Foundation. Applications deadlines are in February and October, 2019.
HAMDEN, CT -- William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund is celebrating 25 years with STORYSCAPE: A mixed media exhibit of stories exploring the landscape of education, justice, and community from across Connecticut.
NEWINGTON, CT -- Farmington Bank was acquired by People’s United Bank effective October 1, 2018. The Farmington Bank Community Foundation, which served as the charitable arm of First Connecticut Bancorp. Inc, the holding company of Farmington Bank, will continue on as a private charitable foundation.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy has joined with the University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy and eleven other Connecticut public and nonprofit sector associations as a Partner Organization of the Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative.
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!
HARTFORD, CT -- CCP gives updates on civic engagement efforts by Connecticut funders and nonprofits (two events are on October 3, so register today!); and current Federal developments on: the Public Charge for Immigrants; regulations in response to the SALT workarounds; and the Johnson Amendment.