DANBURY, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut (UWWC) announces that 420 volunteers from 20 local businesses and corporations have demonstrated their commitment to volunteerism and community support by taking part in UWWC’s Annual Day of Action, which kicked off on Tuesday, June 6.
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- Andre Pactor of Women's Philanthropy Institue at Indiana University responds to the question, "If Wonder Woman is a philanthropist, what actions would guide her work?"
STAMFORD, CT -- United Way of Western Connecticut honored Webster Bank President John Ciulla at its 23rd Annual Heart of Gold Dinner at the Stamford Marriott. The award honored Ciulla for Webster’s volunteerism policy which gives employees 16 hours of paid time off to encourage volunteer participation throughout the year.
HARTFORD, CT -- More than 300 funders and community leaders gathered at the Marriott in Hartford for The Connecticut Council on Philanthropy’s (CCP) Annual Meeting and Philanthropy Awards Luncheon. The new president of CCP, Karla Fortunato, was introduced, and awards were given to Sheila Perrin and Diane Sierpina.
HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named DIANE SIERPINA, Director of Justice Initiatives for New Canaan-based The Tow Foundation, the recipient of the 2017 Martha S. Newman Award. Diane, a resident of Stamford, CT, was honored for her demonstrated, sustained and exemplary service to the philanthropic sector in the state.
HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named SHEILA PERRIN the recipient of the 2017 John H. Filer Award for her leadership in promoting private action for the public good. Sheila Perrin, co-founder and board chair of New Haven-based Perrin Family Foundation, has been a leader in local and state philanthropy for more than 20 years.