The John H. Filer Award honors an individual or individuals who have demonstrated leadership in encouraging private action for the public good in Connecticut.
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Read these compiled snapshots highlight just a few of the ways philanthropy is working on issues of concern to us all.
In 2019, several long term CT Early Childhood Funder Collaborative action items became reality. In addition, other efforts including cross agency collaboration and state/philanthropic coordination continued and were strengthened.
The Connecticut Giving Report covers Connecticut individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2016, the most recent year available for comparable data.
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance surveyed their members in an effort to learn how nonprofits and funders were experiencing and responding to financial challenges.
Access materials from CCP's 2019 Conference held on May 7, 2019. Materials include session and keynote PowerPoints, visual notetaking images, photos, and more.
Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health (CT-AIMH) and their Early Childhood Trauma Collaborative partners are striving to increase the competency and capacity of the workforce serving infants and young children and their families to address the needs of children and families experiencing, or who have experienced trauma. In preparation for this work Lorentson Consulting was contracted to conduct a comprehensive statewide needs assessment in line with the tenets of participatory evaluation. The report was made possible by the Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
Giving in Connecticut 2016 looks at charitable giving in Connecticut for calendar year 2014 and includes individual giving through reported contributions, bequests made through estate giving, and foundation giving. Giving in Connecticut 2016 uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the IRS Statistics of income Division, the Foundation Center, and self-reported data gathered by CCP.
The Public Policy Engagement Continuum is a useful chart with accompanying definitions that shows a full range of possible advocacy activities for community foundations.
The Connecticut Giving Report covers individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2015, the most recent year available for comparable data.
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.
Access the slide deck from the Workforce Affinity Group meeting, held on March 7, 2016.
Giving in Connecticut 2015 looks at charitable giving in Connecticut and by Connecticut grantmakers and residents (FYE 2013), including: individual giving through reported contributions, bequests made through estate giving, and foundation giving. Beyond the data, analysis about cross-sector collaboration, stories about funders making a difference, and quick facts about CCP members are also included.
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.
List of Summit Speakers and Panelists
Informational resources for Hartford Public Schools and Lumina Foundation
The Power of Change Award, created by three Connecticut-based foundation, honors the best achievements and innovations in energy efficiency across Connecticut's state and municipal buildings.
View materials from the Online, On Point! communications workshop held on April 14, 2015.