Giving in Connecticut: Philanthropy in the Nutmeg State
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's (CCP) annual report on charitable giving 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.
- $3.6 billion in contributions from individuals
- $1.0 billion given by Connecticut foundations
- $8.9 billion Connecticut foundation assets
- 1,592 active grantmaking foundations
Data for Giving in Connecticut comes primarily from the Foundation Center, 2014 (from 2012 990 and 990 PFs), Foundation Giving Trends, 2012 Edition, and the Internal Revenue Service's Statistics of Income, Individual Income and Tax Data for 2012. This is the most recent time period for which complete data are available.