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.”
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The Aurora Women and Girls Foundation, through a generous grant from The Ensworth Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, commissioned the first comprehensive study of women and girls in Hartford County. The study examines the opportunities and challenges for Hartford County females in education, economic security, leadership, health and well being, and crime and safety, as well as the demographic composition of women and girls and their philanthropic giving.
The Permanent Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) has released a new research report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) titled: “The Status of Women in Connecticut’s Workforce.”
Resources and additional materials from the Women and Girls program on October 29, 2014.
"Women Give" is the signature research project of the Women's Philanthropy Institute. Each report offers insights into why and how gender matters in philanthropy. Women Give 2013 focuses on charitable giving by girls and boys and assesses whether the gender differences observed in adult charitable giving begin to emerge at younger ages.
"Women Give" is the signature research project of the Women's Philanthropy Institute. Each report offers insights into why and how gender matters in philanthropy. Women Give 2012 focuses on the effect of age and gender on giving with a spotlight on Boomers and older Americans.
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.
In The Full Circle of Women and Girls in Fairfield County, the Fairfield County Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls reviews the diverse challenges faced by women and girls in our communities.
The State of Girls: Unfinished Business is a groundbreaking report from the Girl Scout Research Institute that stakes out key issues and major trends affecting girls' leadership and healthy development in the U.S. today.
This guide, a project of New Ventures in Philanthropy, a national initiative of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, examines women's roles in philanthropy and features “how to” sections on creating and using a variety of forms of charitable giving, as well as working with professional advisors.
Throughout the world, philanthropy by women and girls and for women and girls has grown, strengthened and become more visible. In Connecticut, women’s and girls’ funds have become a force in philanthropy.