CCP News

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Connecticut Nonprofits Fear Tax Bill Could Lead To Decrease In Donations

HARETFORD, CT -- Already squeezed by the state’s persistent budget woes, nonprofits in Connecticut are bracing for a potential drop-off in donations due to changes in the sweeping tax bill that President Donald Trump signed into law last week. The Hartford Courant includes quotes from CCP President Karla Fortunato and CCP members: Rick Porth of United Way of Connecticut, and Sally Weisman and Deborah Rothstein of Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. 

Friday, December 1, 2017
Nonprofits and Grantmakers Bear the Weight of CT's Enduring Budget Crisis

WASHINGTON, DC -- Christine Stuart, the editor of CT News Junkie, a popular blog about Connecticut’s politics and public policy, reports on how community-based nonprofits are adjusting to recent state budget cuts, following years of underfunding. Mentioned in the article are the results of Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's member survey and Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's planned to offer $1 million to help nonprofit organizations adjust to Connecticut state budget cuts.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Amid State Funding Cuts, Nonprofits Rethink Their Operations

HARTFORD, CT -- Funding for private nonprofit human service organizations was cut again last week when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration announced it would be holding back about $181.6 million in what’s termed a “lapse.” “The human service spending cuts announced today by Governor Malloy come after more than a decade of underfunding of Connecticut’s community nonprofits and repeated budget reductions in recent years,” Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, said. The article also mentions Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's survey on "Grantmaker Response to State Fiscal Crisis."