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FARMINGTON, CT -- Children's Fund of Connecticut and Child Health and Development Institute President and CEO Jeffrey Vanderploeg teamed up with past president and CEO Judith Meyers to share tips for running a successful foundation in the January issue of Grant Makers in Health. Their article was based on CHDI's Celebrating 20 Years publication and includes five key components and nine lessons learned.

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The news any given day is filled with warnings of "doom loops," inverted yield rates, and other wonky predictors of a recession. A downturn is likely for 2019, economic cognoscenti say, if not inevitable by 2020, particularly given the drag of the monthlong federal-government shutdown.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven has welcomed Terry H. Jones, of Shelton, to its board of directors, and the board has voted Khalilah Brown-Dean to serve as chair and Flemming “Nick” Norcott Jr. as vice chair. 

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WELLESLEY, MA -- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation today announced that it awarded more than $1.25 million in grants to 885 nonprofit organizations in more than 350 communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire in 2018. Since its inception in 1980, the Foundation has granted more than $150 million in funds throughout the four states.

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A monthly benefit of CCP membership, the JANUARY 2019 Member eBrief features: CCP Updates; Member News & Releases; New Resources; Colleague News and Other Events. Remember to login to access this member benefit!

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BRISTOL, CT -- Main Street Community Foundation invites area nonprofit organizations to apply for grants through its competitive General Grant Cycle. All proposals for the General Grant Cycle are due March 29, 2019. Local students are also invited to submit scholarship applications for 75 scholarship opportunities. The deadline for all scholarships is March 15, 2019.

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NEW YORK, NY -- Rahima Nasa, an alum from the Class of 2017, has been selected as the first Newmark J-School fellow for FRONTLINE, PBS’s flagship investigative documentary series. The new year-long journalism fellowship program is funded by The Tow Foundation, which also underwrites the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism, the Tow Professorships, and other initiatives at the J-School.

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NEW HAVEN, CT -- Holberton School New Haven, a college alternative for software engineers at the District Tech and Innovation Campus, today announced that it was awarded a $50,000 grant from Avangrid Foundation, the principal philanthropic arm of AVANGRID, Inc.

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HARTFORD, CT -- United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is pleased to announce Lisa M. Cretella, M.S.W. has joined its team as Director of Leadership Giving and Affinity Groups.

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HARTFORD, CT -- The CHEFA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the FY 2019 Targeted Grant Award recipients.

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