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FCCF’s GOTV Grantees Held Events Across the County
The Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of CCP, is please to share its new paper, Full, Equal, and Equitable Partnerships with Families: Connecticut’s Definition and Framework for Family Engagement.
The John H. Filer Award honors an individual or individuals who have demonstrated leadership in encouraging private action for the public good in Connecticut.
Read these compiled snapshots highlight just a few of the ways philanthropy is working on issues of concern to us all.
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.