Public Policy Materials

Letter on Census Citizenship Question

Connecticut Council of Philanthropy was one of 33 philanthropy serving organizations that signed onto a letter opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

2018 Legislative Session Update - OEC

The Connecticut State Office of Early Childhood (OEC) has provided a 2018 Legislative Session Update on how the OEC fared in the state budget, as well as important bills that were passed, including two agency bills.

CCP Johnson Amendment Letter to CT Congressmen

Read the letter that Connecticut Council for Philanthropy delivered to political leaders in Congress and shared with leaders in the state, about preserving the Johnson Amendment "Protect the integrity of America’s nonprofit sector by maintaining the current law that keeps politics and campaign contributions out of the work of charities."

Design Principles for a New School Funding Formula in Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, CT -- A number of Connecticut’s leading education organizations -- the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS), the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS), the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN), and the Connecticut Council for Education Reform (CCER) have agreed to a set of design principles for the development of a new school funding formula that supports student learning. These guiding principles were developed with Professor Ken Wong, of Brown University and with the assistance of the independent, nonpartisan Connecticut School Finance Project.