Become a Member

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) is an association of grantmakers committed to supporting and promoting effective philanthropy for the public good.

CCP membership is open to grantmakers and grantmaking foundations (private, corporate, community), business and corporate giving programs, bank trusts, donor-advised funds, and individual philanthropists. CCP members annually grant more than $1.3 billion from assets worth more than $9.5 billion.

Foundations & Giving Programs Membership

Membership in the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy provides you with a wealth of resources and support that will strengthen the work of your staff and trustees. From education programs, to updates on critical issues, to advocacy and communication with policy makers, to vital professional networks and funder collaboratives, to professional development – CCP membership improves the way you and your colleagues help your organization fulfill its mission.

Membership Eligibility >>

  • Grantmakers
  • Grantmaking foundations (private, corporate, community)
  • Business and corporate giving programs
  • Bank trusts
  • Donor-advised funds
  • Individual philanthropists

Membership Benefits and Services >>

Application and Materials >>

Great Reasons to Be A Member >>

CCP Member Orientation Webinar >>


If you have questions about becoming a member, contact us:, 860-525-5585.