Civil Rights, Social Action

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
CCP Policy Update (10/2/2018)

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.

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Behind a Community Funder's Foray into Voter Engagement

NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County's Community Foundation (FCCF) in Connecticut, is pairing mini-grants to local nonprofits with programming to encourage voter registration prior to November 6. FCCF’s Get Out the Vote program is its first foray into voter engagement, and it reflects this community funder’s new commitment to advocacy and public policy work. Inside Philanthropy reviews FCCF's Get Out the Vote program and mentions the new statewide funder collaborative for civic engagement currently being driven by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.