The 2012 report includes 24 campaigns seeking funding in the Greater Hartford area reporting a combined goal of $191.5 million.
Access links to the monthly publication from our EngAGEment Initiative partner, Grantmakers in Aging. This newsletter provides information about key research and publications on aging, highlights the work of our national EngAGEment partners, and offers important aging webinars and a calendar of events.
United Way of Connecticut's 2-1-1 Information for Older Adults lists extensive resources for Financial Assistance; Housing Options; Home Care Options; Health Care Insurance; and Legal/Protective Service Issues.
For grantmakers interested in health, community development, the arts, and more, aging offers a natural extension of your programs. For All Ages: The GIA Guide to Funding Across the Lifespan is an invaluable resource for funders exploring the possibility of expanding their funding to encompass aging.
Information on how community foundations around the country, in partnership with Atlantic Philanthropies, helped to develop a range of innovative community projects to tap into the experience and talents of boomers and other older adults.
Dr. Bruce Chernof, President of the SCAN Foundation, cuts through the jargon and makes the case for older people as people who are looking for choice and dignity as they age.
(HARTFORD, CT) As recently as 2010, 14 percent of Connecticut’s population was age 65 or older. By 2025, that percentage will increase to 20 percent, and will continue to climb. The implications of a larger, older population on the state’s economy and a range of services present both challenges and opportunities for the state.
Connecticut is the 7th oldest state in the nation, and as more residents turn 65 every day, it will age even more rapidly. With this new reality comes an unprecedented societal opportunity to tap into a dynamic force ̶ seasoned adults ready to create their own ‘third acts” -- to address community challenges.
The Planned Giving Design Center (PGDC) provides professional advisors with resources to use when advising clients in areas of charitable gift and estate planning.
Associate Grant Makers (Boston, MA) compiled resources for responding to the Boston Marathon Bombing - April 15, 2013.