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The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation has released its 2018 Annual Report.
Fairfield County's Community Foundation evaluated their Career Connections program and produced a report with lessons learned.
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance surveyed their members in an effort to learn how nonprofits and funders were experiencing and responding to financial challenges.
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 Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of CCP, is please to share its new paper, Full, Equal, and Equitable Partnerships with Families: Connecticut’s Definition and Framework for Family Engagement.
Connecticut Council of Philanthropy was one of 33 philanthropy serving organizations that signed onto a letter opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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.
“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.
View the webinar recording of the 2017 CT Legislative Session Preview, presented by CCP and the CT Nonprofit Allliance.
The Connecticut Giving Report covers individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2015, the most recent year available for comparable data.
Chris Bruhl of the Business Council of Fairfield County, presented his CT FY17 Budget Choices PowerPoint during the the Fairfield County Funder Network's September 15, 2016 meeting.
This FSG guide is written for funders (including private, community, and corporate foundations as well as individual philanthropists) who are new to investing in ECE, who seek to understand how their investments fit into the larger picture, or who want to complement programmatic grantmaking with investments that build a stronger system.
The third edition of Metro Hartford Progress Points, driven by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, is the result of collaboration between nine stakeholders representing local government, businesses, nonprofits, academic and philanthropic institutions and organizations committed to making long-term progress in our region. The report includes a timeline of past efforts aimed at addressing the region’s long-standing challenges, not to be disheartening, but instead to highlight where positive changes have been made and how our region remains committed to learning from our collective past while working to create opportunities for all Greater Hartford residents.
If you have a relationship with government or elected officials in your district, please use this invitation to encourage them to attend the "Being Grounded in Philanthropy" workshop.