CCP News

Monday, July 31, 2017
Charitable Givers Expect Uptick in Nonprofit Demands

HARTFORD, CT -- John Stearns of the Hartford Business Journal reports on the " uncertain local and state budgets that are clouding nonprofits' financial forecasts. CCP President Karla Fortunato, The Hartford's VP of Corporate Sustainabilty Diane Cantello and TANGO's Director of Nonprofit Education and Consulting Jack Horak give quotes, through the article.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Diane Sierpina Honored with Philanthropy Award

HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named DIANE SIERPINA, Director of Justice Initiatives for New Canaan-based The Tow Foundation, the recipient of the 2017 Martha S. Newman Award. Diane, a resident of Stamford, CT, was honored for her demonstrated, sustained and exemplary service to the philanthropic sector in the state.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Sheila Perrin Honored with Philanthropy Award

HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named SHEILA PERRIN the recipient of the 2017 John H. Filer Award for her leadership in promoting private action for the public good. Sheila Perrin, co-founder and board chair of New Haven-based Perrin Family Foundation, has been a leader in local and state philanthropy for more than 20 years.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Lawmakers, Leave the Johnson Amendment Alone

HARTFORD, CT -- A reprinted letter on behalf of the CCP board and signed by Judith Meyers, CCP Board Chair, and Frances Padilla, CCP Chair of the Government Relations and Policy Committee, expressing CCP's strong opposition to legislation that would repeal the Johnson Amendment, was published in the CT Mirror's CT ViewPoints.

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