Public Act 09-102 was signed into law June 2009. Read the Connecticut PolicyWorks Case Study, Supporting Nonprofit Partners, about the collaborative work of the Council, several nonprofit associations and Connecticut policymakers to increase the audit threshold for nonprofits from annual revenues in excess of $200,000 to $500,000.
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In Connecticut, women’s and girls’ funds have become a force in philanthropy. Read about the growth of these funds over the last ten years.
The process for completing the self-assessment (questionnaire, response tabulation, follow-up actions, review of results and development an accountability plan.)
The Directions give you the process for completing the self-assessment (questionnaire, response tabulation, follow-up actions, review of results and development an accountability plan.)
From the Effectiveness and Accountability Educational Series: This guide provides an overview on the self-dealing law, including definitions, common problem areas, exceptions, penalties, and resources.
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.
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.
The Council's policy regarding the process for determining compensation for key employees.
Page Snow, Chief Philanthropic Advisor for Foundation Source, writes about the rise of outsourced philanthropic support solutions.
The Membership Application is for Grantmakers and includes the application, support scale and how to compute support.
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.
NORWALK, CT -- Four Connecticut-based family foundations and one of the state’s largest community foundations today announced the launch of the Collective Impact Opportunity Fund within Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. The Fund will make collective grants to public agencies and non-profit organizations striving to close educational, workforce, and other opportunity gaps among children, youth, and their families in Connecticut.
WEST HARTFORD, CT - The Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls in Greater Hartford is seeking a part-time Program Coordinator to take a leading role in providing operational and administrative support to the Foundation.
NEW HAVEN, CT - The United Way of Greater New Haven is seeking a Director of Finance and Administration to partner with the senior leadership team in financial management, systems development and operations.
NORWALK, CT - Fairfield County's Community Foundation is seeking a Director, Development and Philanthropic Services to to grow the Community Foundation’s charitable resources in a manner consistent with its mission.
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NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s (The Foundation) Kara Straun received the Association of Black Foundation Executives’ (ABFE) Philanthropic Emerging Leadership Award on April 5 in Detroit.