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HARTFORD, CT -- Despite an uptick in individual contributions aided by the surging stock market, Connecticut nonprofit leaders say huge losses in fee-for-service revenue during the coronavirus pandemic have led to reductions in staffing, loss of access for needy residents and — in some cases — programs shutting down entirely.  Melanie Tavares, director of the Nonprofit Support Program at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, comments on changes that philanthropy is making in their funding.

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NEW LONDON, CT -- The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut awarded more than $758,000 in scholarships to 309 students from across the region this year, an increase of 26 individual scholarships and over $33,000 in total awards from 2019.

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TORRINGTON, CT -- The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has awarded more than $180,000 in scholarships and awards to local students for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Register for Boehringer Ingelheim’s Free Online Seminar for Non-Profit Organizations, Sept. 15-17, 2020.

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Grant proposals are now being accepted for the 2021 Bank of America Art Conservation Project. All proposals must be submitted before Monday, November 30 to be eligible for funding in 2021.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Lincoln Financial Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to The Mark Twain House & Museum to support the museum’s educational programs that serve Hartford students.

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STAMFORD, CT -- The Women’s Business Development Council was planning before the coronavirus crisis to expand a microgrant program to support women-owned small businesses throughout Connecticut. The Women's Business Council wants to provide at least 100 grants of up to $10,000. Webster Bank is contributing $100,000 to the initiative.

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Sheila Denton, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Boehringer Ingelheim, shares how the legal team – in partnership with the BI Cares Foundation and the United Way of Western Connecticut – is helping local communities tackle today’s biggest challenges. 

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Find news about CCP Members and other Funders responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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