Policy News

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
CCP Public Policy Update: Census Workshops for Nonprofits

HARTFORD, CT -- Learn about the upcoming Census workshops series that CCP is co-sponsoring with Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, Connecticut Data Collaborative, and several CCP members throughout January. The Count Me in 2020 Workshop Series intends to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of the Census to Connecticut, to explain precisely how it will work, and to seek the assistance of organizations in communities statewide.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Nonprofits Say Philanthropy Alone Can’t Save Services

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.