CCP News

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Juanita James Honored with Philanthropy Award

HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named Juanita T. James, president and CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, a recipient of the 2019 Martha S. Newman Award.

Monday, April 8, 2019
Some Local Nonprofits Are Seeing Fewer Donations in Wake of Federal Tax Law Changes

HARTFORD, CT -- Forty-two percent of the 108 nonprofits recently surveyed by the CT Nonprofit Alliance and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy said they saw a decrease in donations in 2018, or expect a downturn this year. Karla Fortunato, president of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, which represents grantmakers in the state, can't say for certain why some people seem to be eschewing their regular donations to local nonprofits, but she believes the 2017 federal tax reform law has a lot to do with it.

Friday, February 1, 2019
Drug Money: No One Lining Up to Return Sackler Donations

STAMFORD, CT -- For decades, some of the country’s leading universities, museums and hospitals have opened wings, halls and new buildings bearing the name Sackler. But the shine has come off the letters embedded in all that marble and granite, as members of the Sackler family have become targets for a growing number of prosecutors and protesters pursuing their company, Purdue Pharma. CCP President Karla Fortunato is quotes several times in the article.

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