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Nonprofit Organizations Are Focus of January Workshops on 2020 Census

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01/03/2020

HARTFORD, CT -- As 2020 begins, the fast approaching decennial 2020 United States Census looms large. To increase awareness and understanding of the importance of the Census to Connecticut, to explain precisely how it will work, and to seek the assistance of organizations in communities statewide, the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and Connecticut Data Collaborative will be co-sponsoring a series of workshops for nonprofit organizations throughout January.

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Connecticut Service Providers Connect 397 Young People to Housing in 100 Days

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09/04/2019

HARTFORD, CT --  A group of service providers from across Connecticut announced Thursday that they have housed 397 youth and young adults in 100 days. The 100-Day Challenge was supported by funding from HUD, with an outpouring of philanthropic support from more than 20 funders across Connecticut.

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Pilobolus to Perform and Teach at Guilford Performing Arts Festival

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08/19/2019

Guilford, CT -- The internationally acclaimed dance company Pilobolus will perform, teach in the public schools, and hold dance and movement classes for the public as part of the 2019 Guilford Performing Arts Festival. The Guilford Foundation, Connecticut Humanities, and Community Foundation for Greater New Haven have also lent crucial support to enable the festival to bring Pilobolus to Guilford.

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100 Day Challenge Works to End Youth Homelessness in Bristol Region

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06/16/2019

BRISTOL - The City of Bristol will be participating the 100 Day Challenge, sponsored by the Central Coordinated Access Network. The 100 Day Challenge is backed by the Partnership for Strong Communities, a statewide nonprofit policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ending homelessness, expanding affordable housing, and building strong communities in Connecticut. Led by the Melville Charitable Trust, philanthropic support for the 100 Day Challenges is coming from funders across Connecticut, including: American Savings Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Connecticut Community Foundation, Dalio Philanthropies, Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Farmington Bank Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Ion Bank Foundation, Liberty Bank Foundation, Main Street Community Foundation, Manchester Interfaith Social Action Committee, Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, United Way of Greater New Haven, United Way Greater Waterbury, United Way Northwest Connecticut, United Way of West Central Connecticut, and Webster Bank.

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Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz Launches Connecticut Complete Count Committee to Help Prepare for 2020 Census

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02/04/2019

HARTFORD, CT -- Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today announced the launch of the Connecticut Complete Count Committee (CCCC) to inform and help direct the State's efforts in the upcoming 2020 Census. Committee members include CCP members Jay Williams, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; Julio Conception, MetroAlliance and Hartford Chamber of Commerce; and Will Ginsberg, Greater New Haven Community Foundation; and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President Karla Fortunato.

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The Community Foundation welcomes Liana Garcia Fresher

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01/03/2019

NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is delighted to welcome Liana Garcia Fresher as director of gift planning.  Garcia Fresher joins the development and donor services team, where she will assist Foundation donors in reaching their philanthropic goals and enhance the Foundation’s partnerships with professional advisors.

Multiple Funding Opportunities from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

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12/05/2018

NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region’s permanent endowment and largest grantmaker to local nonprofits, announces several grant opportunities with various application deadlines in the coming weeks.

Carlton Highsmith Receives Award

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09/20/2018

BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) will induct entrepreneur and philanthropist Carlton L. Highsmith into the GNEMSDC Hall of Fame at the West Putnam Club at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts at the Council’s 2018 Business Conference and Expo on Friday September 21, 2018.

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