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HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is pleased to announce the addition of Alexis Bivens as vice president of strategic initiatives and as managing director of the Supporting Organizing Work Funders Collaborative (SOW-CT), a project supported by the Council.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- Connecticut Voices for Children released a new report, “The State of Early Childhood: Equity of Access for Immigrant and Refugee Families.” The report, which examines the experiences of immigrant and refugee families in accessing early child care, outlines 12 policy recommendations to extend and expand access, increase funding, and reduce barriers to early care for both immigrant and refugee families.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy today announced the election of new members and leaders to the organization’s Board of Directors effective June 2022. We are pleased to welcome Tiffany Donelson as our new Board Chair. 

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HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) awarded more than $1 million in grants in its FY 2022 CHEFA Nonprofit Grant Program. The grants were made in the education, healthcare, and childcare sectors.

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Connecticut’s effort to bolster statewide workforce initiatives received a major commitment by the CT Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA).  A total of $1M in grant funding was awarded by CHEFA’s Board of Directors at their January 19th meeting.

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Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Data Collaborative has announced that Jasmine Honegan, a Hartford native and current New Haven resident, has joined the organization as Data Engagement Specialist. 

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HARTFORD, CT (December 8, 2021) The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) Board of Directors recently voted to award $1,050,056 in grant funding to sixteen organizations throughout Connecticut.

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Hartford, CT – Ellen Carter, an experienced leader in nonprofits and philanthropy, is joining the Connecticut Health Foundation as vice president of program. She will oversee the foundation’s programmatic strategy, which includes grantmaking, policy, strategic communications, leadership, and evaluation.

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Waterbury, CT - Connecticut Community Foundation’s members have elected four community leaders with a history of service in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills to join their Board of Trustees. Avery Gaddis, Tomas Olivo, Jean Solomon and Saran D. White will join a board composed of local residents from across 21 towns in the Foundation’s service area.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy today announced the election of two new members to the organization’s Board of Directors effective July 2021. Alexis Bivens and Elysa Gordon add a myriad of experiences to the Council board and are a welcome addition. 

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