Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Friday, March 1, 2019
CCP Policy Update (3/1/19)

CCP's Policy Update includes links and information relevant to the CT philanthropic community, including: Governor Lamont's state budget proposal and the Nonprofit Alliance's analysis, news on Census 2020 in Connecticut, an update on impacts of the new tax law, and information on federal universal charitable deduction bills.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Webster Bank United Way Employee Campaign Raises $1.55 Million in 2018

WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank today announced its 2018 Webster United Way Employee Campaign garnered a record-breaking $1.55 million through pledges from bankers as well as fundraising events and a corporate contribution – a $53,000 increase from 2017.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Latino Endowment Fund Successfully Raises $50,000 to Receive Matching Grant from the Knight Foundation

HARTFORD, CT -- In May 2017, Alberto Ibargüen, president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, came to Hartford and announced a surprise in the form of a $50,000 matching grant to the Latino Endowment Fund (LEF) at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Less than two years after Ibargüen’s announcement, the Latino Endowment Fund is pleased to announce that it has successfully raised $50,000 making it eligible for the dollar for dollar grant, thus doubling the matching contribution from new or renewing memberships and other donations.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2019 Launches New WHY I GIVE Video Contest!

NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation announced the launch of the new Fairfield County’s Giving Day WHY I GIVE video contest to give nonprofits participating in Giving Day the opportunity to truly sizzle, spread their message and create awareness for their missions. Contest video submissions can be made from Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 12:00am ET through Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11:59 pm ET.

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