HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy named KIM HEALEY, executive director of the NewAlliance Foundation, the recipient of the 2015 Martha S. Newman Award. Kim, a resident of New Canaan, was honored for her demonstrated, sustained and exemplary service to one or more organizations and the philanthropic sector in the state.
HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy presented the 2015 Nancy P. Roberts Award to THE WALKER GROUP. The award honors a grantmaking organization for demonstrated innovation in philanthropy.
STAMFORD, CT -- Barbara Netter — the President and Co-Founder of Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), a Stamford-based nonprofit devoted to advancing cancer research and treatment — has been awarded the John H. Filer Award by the Connecticut Council of Philanthropy. Ms. Netter, who co-founded ACGT with her late husband Edward Netter in 2001, received the honor at the council’s annual meeting on April 30th.
HARTFORD, CT -- More than 250 philanthropists, grantmakers and community leaders from across the state gathered last week at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s annual luncheon to honor three philanthropic leaders: BARBARA NETTER, president and co-founder of Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (Stamford), KIM HEALEY, executive director of the NewAlliance Foundation (New Haven), and THE WALKER GROUP, one of Connecticut’s largest IT Services firm.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- More than 200 philanthropists, grantmakers and community leaders will gather on April 30 at the Omni Hotel in New Haven for the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s Annual Meeting and Philanthropy Awards, Philanthropy’s Role in Empowering Change--in recognition of the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965--and honoring leaders in the philanthropic field.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- DataHaven, a nonprofit group leading the collection and study of public data on key social and economic indicators, has announced the commencement of the 2015 Community Wellbeing Survey, a major initiative. This will be the most comprehensive survey of quality of life ever conducted in Connecticut, covering issues such as community vitality, health, family economic security, and individual happiness.