HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut has been awarded a $26.8 million federal grant that will be used to help the state further its early childhood development goals.
HARTFORD, CT -- This op-ed by Phil Buchanan, author of Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count, and president of Center for Effective Philanthropy, warns about big donations to solve public education woes. He describes four common mistakes of big donors to public education.
HARTFORD, CT -- To paraphrase Connecticut’s private, nonprofit social service agencies: Gov. Ned Lamont just doesn’t get it. Frustration with Lamont, who rebuffed a request from nonprofits for $100 million of the state’s $2.5 billion reserve, recently surged after the governor urged the agencies to ask more from wealthy donors.
HARTFORD, CT -- The 2020 Census will play an important role in our state’s economic future.
HARTFORD, CT -- Nonprofit social service agencies have been pleading with Gov. Ned Lamont for months to share $100 million of Connecticut’s record-setting budget reserve with them. Speaking before hundreds of nonprofit leaders Wednesday at the Connecticut Convention Center, Lamont once again dashed their hopes.
HARTFORD, CT -- With billions of dollars in federal funding on the line, the state has committed $500,000 to boost participation in the 2020 Census, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz announced Thursday. That will be matched by another $500,000 in philanthropic funding and more than $400,000 from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.