Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting

Friday, February 1, 2019
Drug Money: No One Lining Up to Return Sackler Donations

STAMFORD, CT -- For decades, some of the country’s leading universities, museums and hospitals have opened wings, halls and new buildings bearing the name Sackler. But the shine has come off the letters embedded in all that marble and granite, as members of the Sackler family have become targets for a growing number of prosecutors and protesters pursuing their company, Purdue Pharma. CCP President Karla Fortunato is quotes several times in the article.

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.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Liberty Bank Honors Jennifer Height for Volunteerism

EAST HADDAM, CT – Jennifer Height, Liberty Bank’s Moodus branch manager, has been inducted into the Liberty Bank Volunteer Hall of Fame, the bank’s highest honor for community service by its employees.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Comcast Foundation Awards Grants to Connecticut Organizations

BERLIN, CT -- The Comcast Foundation announced, today, that they have awarded over $20,000 in grants to 15 Connecticut organizations in support of their volunteer efforts during Comcast Cares Day, which took place earlier this year.