The Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, released in late June, was conducted by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) and documents the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry. Connecticut Office of the Arts and 6 CT regional arts councils participated as study partners and helped to fuel the largest study of its kind.
With the state's population age 65+ projected to grow rapidly in the coming years, members of the Council's Funders in Aging Affinity Group have engaged in various initiatives to support this population segment. Find information on PA 14-217 and the CT Home Care Rate Study Analysis Summary.
Looking at the grim picture of central city Hartford and Bridgeport when desegregation efforts began and considering the odds against the creation of new models in a time when civil rights were shrinking, what has been accomplished in Connecticut is a victory over great odds. It is also an example of the way there can be change that expands the possibilities for all and enriches the communities.
"Giving in Connecticut: Philanthropy in the Nutmeg State," is the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's (CCP) annual report on charitable giving. It includes key findings on individual and foundation giving (FYE 2012) with thoughtful interpretation of the data. You'll also find a Quick Facts sheet and the Top 100 Connecticut Grantmakers by Assets and Grants Paid.
Read the findings of the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy survey of community foundations and the IRA Charitable Rollover provision.
Listings of the top Connecticut grantmakers by assets and total giving for FYE 2012.