HARTFORD, CT -- In the January 2018 Giving Voice blog post, CCP President Karla Fortunato reports on CCP's series of programs focused on strategies to strengthen community capacity and democracy.
HARTFORD, CT -- In the November 2017 Giving Voice blog post, CCP President Karla Fortunato reports on how member funders are responding to the state fiscal crisis.
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Council for Philanthropy introduces Giving Voice, a blog for and about grantmakers in Connecticut.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- Dee Goodrich, Director of Member Engagement for the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, provided a guest blog for the United Philanthropy Forum on her experience at The Forum's Conference and her takeaways for CCP's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut Council for Philanthropy leaders, David Davison, interim president, and Judith Meyers, board chair, comment on responding to the recent multiple tragedies around the country and globe.
Maggie Gunther Osborn has been the president of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) since May 2013. She leaves CCP on June 30 to assume the post of chief strategy officer at CCP’s national organization, the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (FORUM), on August 1.
In recognition of the first week of the 2016 hurricane season, CCP President Maggie Gunther Osborn, gives her pitch to be prepared.
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.