CCP's 2018 Strategic Vision describes its comitments and five strategies for moving forward.
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The Connecticut State Office of Early Childhood (OEC) has provided a 2018 Legislative Session Update on how the OEC fared in the state budget, as well as important bills that were passed, including two agency bills.
For philanthropy to advance equity in all communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, it needs to be able to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served and the communities impacted. That data should be used to assess practices and drive decision making.
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.
In Open for Good: Knowledge Sharing to Strengthen Grantmaking, grantmakers make a strong case for foundations to openly share knowledge as an integral and strategic aspect of philanthropy.
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.”
The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut, in conjunction with researchers at DataHaven, have developed their first Report on the Status of Women and Girls in Eastern Connecticut.
Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation has released, Community Crossroads, an extensive research project focused on the demographic composition of their communities.
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.
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation has launched ACloserLook.net, an easy-to-navigate, interactive web resource providing current data, resident perspectives and multimedia stories on the four-county region Berkshire Taconic serves.
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 support relief efforts for disaster created by Hurricane Maria.
Find resources to help support relief efforts for disaster created by Hurricane Irma.
Find resources to help support relief efforts for disasters created by Mexico Earthquakes and Hurricane Katia.
Find resources to help learn about, spread the word about and get involved in Black Philanthropy.
Find resources to help support relief efforts for disaster created by Hurricane Harvey.
Find resources for relief efforts to support the crisis created by the rioting in Charlottesville.