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.
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Granting
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.
WASHINGTON, DC — More than 250 philanthropy leaders from across the nation, including five representing Connecticut philanthropy, are gathering on Capitol Hill starting today to urge lawmakers to value and strengthen charitable giving in America. Their meetings are part of Foundations on the Hill, a multi-day event presented by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers in partnership with the Council on Foundations and the Alliance for Charitable Reform.
TRUMBULL, CT -- CT by the Numbers has published Part II of CCP's May 13, 2016 Conference Keynote address by Ambassador James Joseph.