"Foundations Facilitate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Partnering with Community and Nonprofits," a new report by the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, confirms that foundations can, in fact, facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through their grantmaking processes and their partnerships with nonprofits—and identifies eight specific practices for foundations to emulate.
SHEFFIELD, MA -- The Amy Clampitt Fund, with roots in a McArthur Fellowship, is a supporting organization of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, providing literary residencies at the Amy Clampitt House. The Foundation serves Berkshire County, MA; Columbia and northeast Dutchess County, NY; and northwest Litchfield County, CT.
Women Moving Millions' report, "All In For Her: A Call To Action," puts a direct request before the women it says have the capacity to give $1 trillion a year globally. New data on Women's Giving includes: Women control a significant and
growing part of North American and global wealth; women currently control an estimated $13.2 trillion of wealth in North America.
Maggie Gunther Osborn, President of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy was published in the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits, September 2014 member magazine, Nonprofit Advantage.
The Independent Sector's state profile highlights the economic importance, diversity and community impact of the nonprofit sector in Connecticut.
The Independent Sector's Connecticut state profile highlights the economic importance, diversity and community impact of the nonprofit sector in Connecticut.
BRISTOL, CT -- Main Street Community Foundation, serving the central Connecticut communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott, has joined with local Individuals, groups and businesses to increase awareness of technical-based career pathways in order to enhance students’ success, alleviate the shortage of skilled technical workers and increase employment opportunities in those communities.
Public Policy information for Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) members about the America Gives More Act. Resources includes the CCP's letters to elected officials including Senators Blumenthal and Murphy.
In the wake of a disaster, people are often deeply moved to find a way to aid their fellow citizens. Giving to charities is one of the most common ways of offering help, but finding an appropriate charity in the aftermath of a disaster can be difficult or even confusing. Others may want to establish new charities, and existing charities will receive and seek donations to aid in the response to a disaster. This guide offers some suggestions and advice both for those who wish to make charitable donations as well as for those new or existing charities involved in raising funds for disaster relief.
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein released a report on the overwhelming charitable response that evaluates information provided voluntarily by organizations engaged in fundraising related to the tragedy, provides a quantitative analysis of survey responses and identifies ways that state regulators and the nonprofit community can partner and collaborate to provide transparency, bolster donor confidence, consolidate resources and increase coordination.
The U.S. Census Bureau's report provides the latest, comprehensive look at the nation's population aged 65 and older, comprising 40.3 million in 2010.
Connecticut’s Legislative Commission on Aging has issued “Connecticut for Livable Communities,” a new report to the state legislature which outlines more than 50 recommendations for communities looking to enhance livability.
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy sent a letter urging the Connecticut Delegation to support for HR 4719.
This article is a response to questions from philanthropic colleagues across the country about the practice of knowledge development within the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund’s change endeavors.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- In 2013, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven began the celebration of its 85th year as Greater New Haven’s permanent charitable trust. In doing so, it honored the donors, past and present, who made reaching 85 possible.
Access recommended resources from the June 12, 2014 Scholarship Program, including: "The Impact of Award Displacement on Students and Their Families;" "Paying It Forward;" and "Does More Money Matter."
WATERBURY, CT -- November 12-13 certainly were exciting days for all of us at Connecticut Community Foundation. In conjunction with our 90th Anniversary, we hosted our first online giving challenge, Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills.
Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States.
Raising Expectations 2014: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers takes a multi-dimensional approach to measure state-level performance of long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems that assist older people, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers.
Find materials describing the affects of the IRS Proposed Form 1023-EZ.