This report describes the significant challenges and innovative solutions of the partnership that successfully secured millions in federal stimulus funds for the state in 2010 and 2011. The state’s philanthropic community, government representatives and nonprofit advocates partnered to leverage the funds through the Emergency Contingency Funds of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
Learn how one foundation used a powerful advocacy tool, covening stakeholder groups around Clean Energy and Green Jobs to begin to provide a common vision for a policy initiative.
The State of Girls: Unfinished Business is a groundbreaking report from the Girl Scout Research Institute that stakes out key issues and major trends affecting girls' leadership and healthy development in the U.S. today.
Six health foundations sponsored the Connecticut Health Care Survey (CTHCS), a study of Connecticut residents’ own views on their health and health care, shows that many in Connecticut have access to and receive consistent, high quality health care. However, much work remains to be done particularly as it relates to chronic disease prevalence among adults and children.
As Connecticut's populations ages, a majority of residents desire and expect to remain in their homes and communities. This overview for municipal leaders offers information about how they can help to foster continued quality of life as residents grow older.
This overview of key issues facing a population that is aging contains recommendations for how the grantmaking communities can engage.