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Thursday, February 14, 2019
CT Philanthropy Digest - February 2019

The FEBRUARY 2019 DIGEST includes feature headlines: CCP to Hold State Budget Impact Forum; CCP Announces 2019 Conference Keynote Speaker; Call for Philanthropy Awards Nominations; Plus -- POLICY UPDATE; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!

Monday, February 4, 2019
Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz Launches Connecticut Complete Count Committee to Help Prepare for 2020 Census

HARTFORD, CT -- Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today announced the launch of the Connecticut Complete Count Committee (CCCC) to inform and help direct the State's efforts in the upcoming 2020 Census. Committee members include CCP members Jay Williams, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; Julio Conception, MetroAlliance and Hartford Chamber of Commerce; and Will Ginsberg, Greater New Haven Community Foundation; and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President Karla Fortunato.

Saturday, February 2, 2019
Housing Vital to Reducing Recidivism for Returning Citizens

HARTFORD, CT -- Jay Williams, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, gives his perspective on recindivisim, talks about the Foundation's support of the new Reentry Welcome Center in Hartford and the Connecticut’s Commission on Equity and Opportunity's new report, and mentions a new documentary that "will help to bring the voices of returning citizens that are seldom heard to audiences."

Monday, January 7, 2019
OEC Wins $8.5 M Federal Award to Advance Child Success

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) today announced it has been awarded an $8,591,087 federal grant. The flexible funds are intended to enable states to design and launch better, more cost-effective systems serving families with young children. 

Monday, December 17, 2018
CT Philanthropy Digest - December 2018

The DECEMBER 2018 DIGEST includes feature headlines: Tras la Tormenta: Puerto Rico One Year After Maria; 29 Greater Hartford Cities and Towns to Benefit from Town-specific Endowed Funds; Good News: Long Island Sound Report Card Reveals Substantial Improvement; Cross-Sector Strategic Collaboratives Full-Day Workshop Announced; Corporate Foundation to Continue to Serve the Community as a Private Charitable Foundation; Plus -- LEADERSHIP TRAINING; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!