HARTFORD, CT --A federal tax law reducing the incentive for charitable giving and Connecticut’s continual budget woes are putting a squeeze on the state’s nonprofits, according to experts in the field. The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance surveyed the state’s nonprofits earlier this year and found 43 percent received or expected to receive fewer donations in 2019 as a result of federal tax law changes, according to data published in May. Individual charitable giving nationwide increased 6 percent from 2015 to 2016, but it decreased 4.5 percent in Connecticut, from $3.81 billion to $3.32 billion, according to CCP’s Connecticut Giving Reports from 2018 and 2019.
HARTFORD, CT -- Individuals and foundations in Connecticut made charitable contributions totaling $4.97 billion in 2016, down slightly from $5 billion in 2015, an annual study from the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy finds.
HARTFORD, CT -- Individuals and foundations in Connecticut gave $4.97 billion in charitable contributions during 2016, falling slightly from the prior year’s $5 billion giving total, according to the Connecticut Giving Report, an annual publication of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP).
HARTFORD, CT -- Charitable giving in Connecticut remained flat in 2016, the most recent year on record, although the number of individual donors continued to fall, new data show. Total charitable giving in Connecticut for the year totaled $4.97 billion, compared with $5 billion in 2015, according to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s (CCP) latest “Connecticut Giving Report.”
HARTFORD, CT - Individuals and foundations in Connecticut gave $4.97 billion in charitable contributions during 2016*, according to the Connecticut Giving Report, an annual publication of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP).
HARTFORD, CT -- With the nonprofit sector facing numerous challenges in Connecticut - as a result of state budget cuts and the new federal tax law - the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance surveyed their members in an effort to learn how nonprofits and funders were experiencing and responding to these challenges.