Three Honored by Council for Philanthropy

Monday, April 27, 2015

HARTFORD, CT -- More than 250 philanthropists, grantmakers and community leaders from across the state gathered last week at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s annual luncheon to honor three philanthropic leaders. Two individuals and one foundation were presented with awards:

  • BARBARA NETTER, president and co-founder of Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (Stamford), and Greenwich resident, received the John H. Filer Award for creative leadership in philanthropy. Read full press release >>
  • KIM HEALEY, executive director of the NewAlliance Foundation (New Haven), and a resident of New Canaan, received the Martha S. Newman Award for exemplary service to the philanthropic sector. Read full press release >>
  • THE WALKER GROUP, one of Connecticut’s largest IT Services firm, received the Nancy P. Roberts Award for demonstrated innovation in philanthropy. Read full press release >>

Separate press releases and award recipient photos may be accessed online at the links above.

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is an association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy for the public good. With members representing grantmakers and grantmaking foundations (private, corporate, community), business and corporate giving programs, bank trusts, donor-advised funds, individual philanthropists and those serving the philanthropic sector, the Council is Connecticut’s foremost resource on philanthropy. The organization benefits the larger grantmaking community, the nonprofit sector and the public in the State. For more information go to



Maggie Osborn
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy


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