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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.
The Guilford Community Report 2017 highlights the latest demographic, economic, educational, health, and well-being data and trends for the town.
The Branford Community Report 2017 highlights the demographic, economic, educational, health, and well-being trends in Branford.
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.
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.
This report from Urban Institute provides a conceptual framework for describing and measuring initiatives aimed at changing workforce systems.
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.