Resources and additional materials from the Women and Girls program on October 29, 2014.
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This booklet provides guidance and ideas on how to structure the conversation and includes guiding questions and key messages that you can use when you are starting to engage someone in advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work in philanthropy.
The 2014-2017 Strategic Plan Executive Summary will lead the Council forward and expand our ability to support your work and be a leader in the field of philanthropy on behalf of Connecticut.
Slides from the Advanced Minute Taking Webinar held on June 17, 2014.
Find materials describing the affects of the IRS Proposed Form 1023-EZ.
A Greater Hartford partnership, including Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut, has released the first edition of a community indicators report, Metro Hartford Progress Points. The report highlights the challenges and opportunities facing the region.
Before submitting your news for the Connecticut Philanthropy Digest, read over "What is News?" to help you decide whether or not it is newsworthy.
Common forms developed to facilitate the application and reporting process for grantmakers and grantseekers.
This short article reviews the basics of how foundations can engage in Federal advocacy work, and gives information on when various types of grantmakers can lobby.
Read the Council's 2013 Public Policy Work Plan.
Read these compiled snapshots highlight just a few of the ways philanthropy is working on issues of concern to us all.
A glossary of key words and concepts used in the self-assessment tool.
A guide for tax preparers of the 990-PF, this publication highlights those areas most commonly completed incorrectly and provides explanations and directions for proper completion.
A guide for foundation officers who sign the Form 990-PF. This resource helps top officers to understand the important safeguards they should undertake before signing the tax return.
The Center for Nonprofit Management has developed an Emergency Succession Plan Template that includes plans for short-term, long-term and permanent executive director changes.
A report resulting from a survey of 800 nonprofit organizations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in regards to the changing nonprofit executive leadership in the three states.
This document outlines a leadership development and emergency succession plan for the Council in the event the president is unable to fulfill her duties.
This GEO publication argues that doing due diligence well means striking a balance between obtaining the information you want and need as a grantmaker and not asking for so much that it places an undue burden on the grantseeker.
This Blueprint represents a coordinated effort by seven California foundations to highlight how foundations might engage in collaboration and partnership with state policymakers to address the issues and respond to the challenges facing the ALTC system in California.
TORRINGTON, CT— The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut has made awards to 12 area nonprofit organizations, totaling more than $36,200 during its second grant cycle of 2014. The Foundation makes grants to local charities three times a year: early spring, late June and late fall.