CCP News

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
CT spends nothing as other states invest millions in 2020 census

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut is among the half of states in the nation spending no money on the census, instead relying on philanthropy and networks of volunteer committees to bolster U.S. Census workers, who will try to find and count the millions of Americans who do not respond next spring. CCP President Karla Fortunato is quoted twice and along with CCP Member Jay Williams, President & CEO of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
West Hartford residents Donelson, Hutensky elected to Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

HARTFORD — During its April board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy elected Elaine V. Mintz, vice president of operations, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, as its new board chair to succeed outgoing chair Kathryn Luria, senior vice president of community affairs and director of philanthropy, Webster Bank. Joining CCP’s executive board leadership is Vice Chair Tiffany Donelson, vice president of programs, Connecticut Health Foundation, a West Hartford resident. Also from West Hartford is Jill Hutensky, senior vice president, Hartford market manager, Bank of America, who is one of six newly elected CCP Board members.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Engagement Surges at Regional Associations as Funders Collaborate During Pandemic

NEW YORK, NY -- Regional associations of grantmakers across the country are proving vital to philanthropy’s response to COVID-19, as the immensity and urgency of the crisis have driven more institutions to prioritize coordination, partnerships and sharing knowledge. CCP President Karla Fortunato is quoted for the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's efforts to track COVID-19-related grants.