HARTFORD, CT -- As the governor and legislators negotiate a bond package to be considered in the upcoming special legislative session, they are considering not funding the grant program this year. Not funding the grant program would mean that while the state is generating a massive surplus for this fiscal year, as much as $1.6 billion, we would still cut assistance to community nonprofits that provide substance abuse and mental health services, house the homeless, provide residential and day programs for people with developmental disabilities, help people re-enter the community from prison, and promote arts and cultural programs that keep our communities vibrant, to name just a few of the vital programs nonprofits provide.
HARTFORD, CT -- In CCP's latest Policy Update, we'd like to update you on the State Budget, 2020 Census, and federal issues such as unrelated business tax, SALT workarounds, and a new charity bill. You can also find a link to our newest report: Response to Financial Challenges: Funder - Nonprofit Survey, and information on the public-private partnership between the State of Connecticut and the Dalio Philanthropies.
HARTFORD, CT -- Senate bills 931, 933, and 934 seek to ensure that affordability and accessibility do not stand in the way of families looking to provide this basic resource for their children.
HARTFORD, CT -- CCP follows up on bills SB1137 and SB38, that would have levied new taxes on nonprofits with endowments, pension accounts, or significant savings accounts.
HARTFORD, CT -- We are reaching out to alert you about a state bill filed yesterday that would impact foundations and other nonprofits in the state.
HARTFORD, CT -- Gov. Ned Lamont wants to explore tapping private investors to finance at least some of the hundreds of millions of dollars needed to install electronic tolling on its highways. "We could put in place, probably, a public-private partnership so … we wouldn't have to up front all of that (toll installation) cost," Lamont said while speaking to the Connecticut Council on Philanthropy at the Hartford Hilton Thursday morning.