The Connecticut Giving Report covers individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2015, the most recent year available for comparable data.
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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.
Resources and additional materials from the Women and Girls program on October 29, 2014.
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.