Get acquainted or reacquainted with all CCP has to offer its members in this recorded webinar. The presentation includes a guided tour of CCP’s website.
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, in conjunction with researchers at DataHaven, has developed their first “Report on the Status of Women and Girls in Eastern Connecticut.”
From The Foundation Review's December 2017 article examines funder collaboration illustrated by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Education First's funding efforts to support the Common Core State Standards in the nation's K-12 public education system.
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.
Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health (CT-AIMH) and their Early Childhood Trauma Collaborative partners are striving to increase the competency and capacity of the workforce serving infants and young children and their families to address the needs of children and families experiencing, or who have experienced trauma. In preparation for this work Lorentson Consulting was contracted to conduct a comprehensive statewide needs assessment in line with the tenets of participatory evaluation. The report was made possible by the Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
The CCP Board is reaching out to members to identify possible board candidates to help discover the right individuals for volunteer leadership.
Find resources to help learn about, spread the word about and get involved in Black Philanthropy.
This joint publication of The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and New York, looks at four cities and how place-based funders are helping in post-recession economic recovery.
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."
“Creating Authentic Relationships and Avoiding Power Dynamics with Your Grantees” was the theme of the 3/7/17 Program Officer Network meeting. Aimee Hendrigan, VP of Programs at the Melville Charitable Trust shared a presentation on Melville’s Grantee Perception Report prepared by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP). Aimee’s contact information is at the end of her presentation if you’d like to get in touch with her.
A new report from Connecticut Voices for Children brings togather data analysis, provider perspectives, parent stries, and policy solutions to assess the role that Care 4 Kids plays in supporting families across the state and the effects of these budget cuts on the tens of thousands of families it serves. The Connecticut Early Childhood Funder Coillabotrative, a project of Connecicut Council for Philanthropy was a funding partner for this brief.
Find early childhood resources by topic through the Early Childhood National Centers for Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA). T/TA promote excellence through high-quality, practical resources and approaches and they are designed to build early childhood program capacity and promote consistent practices across communities, states, Tribes, and territories. These Centers bring together the knowledge and skills from Head Start, child care, and health partners across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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.
In the State of the Child in Bridgeport report, you’ll find information on: Juvenile justice and safety; Poverty; Economic insecurity; Early childhood, elementary, middle school, high school, and adult education; Health, well-being, and so much more.
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.
View the webinar recording of the 2017 CT Legislative Session Preview, presented by CCP and the CT Nonprofit Allliance.
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.
Mark Abraham of DataHaven and Nancy von Euler of Fairfield County's Community Foundation presented their 2016 Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index and 2015 Community Wellbeing Survey PowerPoint during the the Fairfield County Funder Network's January 19, 2017 meeting.
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.