CCP News

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy Announces New Board Leadership

HARTFORD, CT—At its March board meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy voted Kathryn Luria (Woodbury), senior vice president of community affairs and director of philanthropy for Webster Bank, as the new board chair, to replace outgoing Chair Judith Meyers, president and CEO of Children’s Fund of Connecticut.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Solidago Foundation CEO to Speak at Briefing on Grantmaking and Civic Engagement

HAMDEN, CT -- Solidago Foundation chief executive officer, Elizabeth Barajas-Román, will be speaking at the “Strengthening Democracy & Communities Through Civic Engagement” program hosted by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy. In addition to Barajas-Román, participants will include Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, DataHaven executive director Mark Abraham, Everyday Democracy director of strategic alliances and equity officer Valeriano Ramos, Everyday Democracy executive director Martha McCoy; and Ian Simmons, president at Foundation for Civic Leadership.

Monday, January 15, 2018
How Foundations Saved the City of Detroit

HARTFORD, CT -- John Horak, director of TANGO Nonprofit Education and Consulting, suggests lessons to be learned from what happened in Detroit that could be applied to Hartford's dilemma to produce similarly positive structural results? He mentions Connecticut Council for Philanthrop's 2014 foundation statistics.