On August 4, 2020, four past Census Bureau Directors released a statement on the importance of extending the census deadlines.
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A new report by a bipartisan commission created two years ago by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, outlines steps to strengthen and reform American democracy.
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization advancing policy solutions for low-income people, has developed a Justification Briefing and Fact Sheet with state-by-state estimates of public funds needed by the child care industry during the pandemic to sustain the viability of our providers.
A new policy brief from the Connecticut Health Foundation offers four recommendations for ensuring that the state’s COVID-19 response reaches those who are most at risk.
Connecticut Voices for Children released a second crisis response report, as part of a series of reports, that outlines what the state can do to support children and families during and after the COVID-19 crisis.
The Connecticut Giving Report covers Connecticut individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2016, the most recent year available for comparable data.
When CCP was founded in 1969, our job was to evaluate nonprofits on behalf of our members to inform their grantmaking. Today, CCP promotes and supports effective philanthropy for the public good by educating and convening funders across Connecticut. For our 50th anniversary, we’re sharing the story of the Early Childhood Funder Collaborative to illustrate how our mission is made real.
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance surveyed their members in an effort to learn how nonprofits and funders were experiencing and responding to financial challenges.
HARTFORD, CT -- CCP President Karla Fortunato submitted testimony against Raised S.B. No. 1137.
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.
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy was one of more than 190 foundations and philanthropy serving organizations from across the country to have signed onto a joint Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States.
The Connecticut Giving Report covers individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2015, the most recent year available for comparable data.
Giving in Connecticut 2016 looks at charitable giving in Connecticut for calendar year 2014 and includes individual giving through reported contributions, bequests made through estate giving, and foundation giving. Giving in Connecticut 2016 uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the IRS Statistics of income Division, the Foundation Center, and self-reported data gathered by CCP.
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."
2017 marks the 100th year of the charitable deduction. The charitable deduction encourages charitable giving by individuals to the benefit of communities across the country. This resource give data for Connecticut.
View the recording of the February 14, 2017 webinar. Learn how local nonprofits are responding and the strategies that Connecticut and national funders are using to support immigrant communities in this new landscape post 2016 election.
NORWALK, CT -- Examining regional demographics, economic opportunity, education, health, quality of life, and happiness, Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016 was released by DataHaven, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and a team of leaders from regional hospitals, foundations, government agencies, and community organizations.
The third edition of Metro Hartford Progress Points, driven by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is the result of collaboration between nine stakeholders representing local government, businesses, nonprofits, academic and philanthropic institutions and organizations committed to making long-term progress in our region. The report includes a timeline of past efforts aimed at addressing the region’s long-standing challenges, not to be disheartening, but instead to highlight where positive changes have been made and how our region remains committed to learning from our collective past while working to create opportunities for all Greater Hartford residents.