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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.
The United Philanthropy Forum-endorsed Directors & Officers Liability Insurance is available to all grantmaking foundations as a service to the field. Coverage is available in all states.
Read the letter that Connecticut Council for Philanthropy delivered to political leaders in Congress and shared with leaders in the state, about preserving the Johnson Amendment "Protect the integrity of America’s nonprofit sector by maintaining the current law that keeps politics and campaign contributions out of the work of charities."
Mark Abraham of DataHaven and Nancy von Euler of Fairfield County's Community Foundation presented their 2016 Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index and 2015 Community Wellbeing Survey PowerPoint during the the Fairfield County Funder Network's January 19, 2017 meeting.
The Independent Sector's Connecticut state profile highlights the economic importance, diversity and community impact of the nonprofit sector in Connecticut.
An infographic highlighting a 2014 national field survey conducted by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) about how grantmakers are supporting nonprofit resilience and where there's still room for improvement.
"Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Message Manual for the Field" is a manual designed to help you communicate with a variety of audiences about the importance of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion with a motivating, and compelling message.
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy sent a letter urging the Connecticut Delegation to support for HR 4719.
Find materials describing the affects of the IRS Proposed Form 1023-EZ.
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy signed on to an Independent Sector open letter to all Senators asking Congress to renew and make permanent the IRA charitable rollover and other charitable giving extenders as of January 1, 2014.
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.
Peter Lewandowski, Assistant General Counsel, Connecticut Office of State Ethics, answers Frequently Asked Questions about lobbying and advocacy issues under the Connecticut State Code of Ethics for Lobbyists.
Charity Lobbying in the Public Interest (CLPI) one-page fact sheet provides information about lobbying with foundation grants.
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.