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Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP), joined a national coalition of more than 2,000 businesses, associations, nonprofits and other stakeholders in sending a letter to Congress urging them to immediately restore the expired tax extenders provisions, including the IRA charitable rollover and enhanced deductions for donations of food inventory and conservation easements.
"Giving in Connecticut: Philanthropy in the Nutmeg State," is the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's (CCP) annual report on charitable giving. It includes key findings on individual and foundation giving (FYE 2012) with thoughtful interpretation of the data. You'll also find a Quick Facts sheet and the Top 100 Connecticut Grantmakers by Assets and Grants Paid.
"Co-Creation," written by Patricia Bowie, is a case study about the Connecticut Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy. The case study examines co-creation, an emerging systems change collaboration model which grew out of a funder-and-state partnership. This unique partnership led to the creation by executive order of a new and independent Office of Early Childhood, which was formally approved by the Connecticut State Legislature in 2013. The new case study is significant, as there is much written about funder partnerships and collaboration success stories, but little discussion on different kinds of collaborative ventures and the lessons learned by philanthropy.
The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation has released its 2018 Annual Report.
Access materials from CCP's 2019 State Budget Impact Forum held on March 7, 2019. Materials include the full forum video, a PowerPoint, visual notetaking images, and photos.
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 report summarizes what states are doing to promote the development and management of high quality, demonstrably effective early childhood systems. It focuses on one of the central challenges in the systems-building process: the critical role and structure of governance when service delivery involves many agencies. Two potential models of governance are suggested, along with some thoughts about each approach.
Informational resources for Hartford Public Schools and Lumina Foundation
Review the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's Annual Meeting and Philanthropy Awards program booklet. Information includes the sponsor listing; program agenda; leadership giving; members and new members; board, staff and committee and network leadership; Keynote speaker and Philanthropy Award bios; Concurrent session outlines; Get on the Map and more!
The Independent Sector's Connecticut state profile highlights the economic importance, diversity and community impact of the nonprofit sector in Connecticut.
Get on the Map is a campaign to improve the quality, timeliness, and availability of grantmaking activity in our region. When you share your data, you’ll be making a powerful contribution to Foundation Maps, a highly interactive, searchable mapping platform from Foundation Center that will be accessible to all Connecticut Council for Philanthropy members. The campaign to "Get on the Map" is a partnership between the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, the Foundation Center and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.
Summer Youth Employment Resources from the Expanding Low-Income Summer Youth Employment Program on October 30, 2014.
Ensuring that older adults remain connected to needed resources is essential to community-based strategies for this growing segment of our population. This 2-1-1 Barometer reviews the thousands of calls 2-1-1 receives annually from older adults or their family members for resources and programs designed to assist older adults, including some interesting United Way initiatives aimed at aging in place.