Giving Voice

CCP Response to Charlottesville

Release Date: 
08/16/2017

HARTFORD, CT -- On behalf of the staff and board of Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Judith Meyers, board chair, Michael Johnston, board vice chair, and Karla Fortunato, president, have penned the following response to the riots in Charlottesville.

A Critical Time for Philanthropy’s Voice to Be Heard

Release Date: 
02/01/2017

A blog post by Davis Biemesderfer, President & CEO of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (FORUM). David continues to highlight the importance of philanthropy to be a voice for the issues and values it cares about regardless of political affiliation and the role some regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSO) have taken. He also discusses the Forum’s role in this work and the value of Foundations on the Hill to bring philanthropy’s collective voice to the Hill.

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Philanthropy and the New Normal: Building Community by Design

Release Date: 
05/24/2016

It was the honor of CCP to have Ambassador James Joseph deliver the keynote address at CCP’s Philanthropy Luncheon and Conference on May 13th. The 250 philanthropists and partners present were deeply moved by the Ambassador’s extraordinarily rich and poignant message of justice and community. We are honored to share his words with you and hope you will save them and return to read them again over time. They may serve as a measure of your work in your community and the larger world.

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