Children & Youth Services

Connecticut Health Care Survey

Six health foundations sponsored the Connecticut Health Care Survey (CTHCS), a study of Connecticut residents’ own views on their health and health care, shows that many in Connecticut have access to and receive consistent, high quality health care. However, much work remains to be done particularly as it relates to chronic disease prevalence among adults and children.

State of Girls: Unfinished Business

The State of Girls: Unfinished Business is a groundbreaking report from the Girl Scout Research Institute that stakes out key issues and major trends affecting girls' leadership and healthy development in the U.S. today.

How a Public/Private Partnership Brought $30 Million and 6,650 Jobs to Connecticut

This report describes the significant challenges and innovative solutions of the partnership that successfully secured millions in federal stimulus funds for the state in 2010 and 2011. The state’s philanthropic community, government representatives and nonprofit advocates partnered to leverage the funds through the Emergency Contingency Funds of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

Thursday, January 31, 2019
What It Takes for a Foundation to Achieve Success: Essential Ingredients and Lessons Learned

FARMINGTON, CT -- Children's Fund of Connecticut and Child Health and Development Institute President and CEO Jeffrey Vanderploeg teamed up with past president and CEO Judith Meyers to share tips for running a successful foundation in the January issue of Grant Makers in Health. Their article was based on CHDI's Celebrating 20 Years publication and includes five key components and nine lessons learned.

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