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DANBURY, CT -- DanburyWORKS, a collaborative supported by the Boston Federal Reserve’s Working Cities Challenge Grant, officially launches on May 20, 2019.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is pleased to announce that Melanie S. Tavares has been hired to serve as the new Director of the Nonprofit Support Program.

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HARTFORD, CT -- A broad-based coalition of advocates, providers, state agencies, and young adults is launching eight 100-Day Challenges to house and improve services to youth and young adults experiencing homelessness throughout Connecticut. Funded by a wide array of local philanthropies, this is a true statewide effort, the first of its kind in the nation.

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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.

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HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named Tracey and Russell Golden co-recipients of the 2019 John H. Filer Award for their leadership in promoting private action for the public good.

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HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) named Juanita T. James, president and CEO of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, a recipient of the 2019 Martha S. Newman Award.

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The APRIL 2019 DIGEST includes CCP News - CCP Conference Keynote Open to Nonprofits and Community Leaders; CCP Honors Three with Philanthropy Awards; Where is #CCP50 Keeps Members Guessing; and feature headlines - Stand Against Racism; Successful Civic Life Project Expands to Middle Schools in Northwest CT; "The Green Book: Guide to Freedom" Debuted in Hartford; Liberty Bank Foundation Supports St. Vincent de Paul in Bid for Arts Center; Plus -- POLICY UPDATE; PHILANTHROPY NEWS LINKS; GRANTS & RFPS; PEOPLE and JOBS IN PHILANTHROPY!

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NORWALK, CT -- The Norwalk River Valley Trail (NRVT) has received $20,000 in grants from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman.

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NEW BRITAIN, CT -- The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has elected three new board members to join the Foundation’s already-strong team of volunteers. Elected to serve new multi-year board terms were John Cookley, Dr. Camelia Lawrence, and Dr. Zulma Toro.

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BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The Bridgeport Prospers strategy for improving outcomes of the youngest children, known as The Baby Bundle, is featured on the recently-launched website of National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers (NCIT). 

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