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The SEPTEMBER 2020 DIGEST includes FEATURED NEWS STORIES - CCP's 2020 Virtual Conference; CHEFA Grant Supports Public-Private Partnership with the OEC; 2020 ALICE Report Exposes the Severity of the Economic Challenges; CT Health Foundation COVID Response Grant Funds Community Health Workers for Local Health Departments; Cigna Supports Pipeline of Urban Superintendents; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; POLICY UPDATE; EVENTS AND RESOURCES; THE POWER OF GOOD PEOPLE; and JOBS!

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NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) has promoted Candice Tabone to Program Manager.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving's new Community Impact team will be led by vice president Elysa Gordon, who is now responsible for the overall executive direction of Community Impact and the newly created Impact Leadership Team comprised of her and four Directors: Megan Burke, Director of Community Impact Grantmaking; Judy McBride, Director of Strategic Partnership Investments; Kate Szczerbacki, Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation; and Melanie Tavares, Director of Capacity Building and Nonprofit Support.

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MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Community Foundation of Middlesex County seeks a Director of Development and Community Outreach to spearhead development, marketing, and community outreach efforts as the Community Foundation continues to grow. 

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MIDDLETOWN, CT -- The Rockfall Foundation is pleased to announce five recipients of its 2020 Environmental Champion Awards.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity. Eleven high school students who came up with distinctive solutions to problems faced by their schools, communities, families and the world received a total of $136,000 in college scholarships (payable over four years of college.) In addition, seven high school students receiving honorable mentions were awarded a total of $3,500 in scholarships.

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BRISTOL, CT -- The New England Carousel Museum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from The Main Street Community Foundation to create a virtual tour program for second graders in Bristol Public Schools.

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TORRINGTON, CT -- From June 15-July 31, more than 50 Northwest Connecticut nonprofits posted giving campaigns to www.northwestcornergives.org, a crowdfunding program of the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, to raise funds to meet the challenges of operating amid social distancing and remote work requirements created by COVID-19.

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ROCKY HILL, CT -- The Connecticut United Ways’ 2020 ALICE Report Lays Bare the Severity of the Economic Challenges Facing Many Families in the State and Outlines Proven Strategies to Move These Families Toward Financial Security.

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