NORTHWEST, CT— Anita Baxter of New Hartford, James Blackketter of Kent, and Jeffrey Lalonde of Goshen have been named to the board of directors of The Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut, which provides philanthropic support to 20 towns in Litchfield County.
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The Nancy P. Roberts Award honors a foundation or grantmaking organization for innovation in philanthropy.
The John H. Filer Award honors an individual or individuals who have demonstrated leadership in encouraging private action for the public good in Connecticut.
The Martha S. Newman Award honors an individual who has demonstrated outstanding staff performance in serving the philanthropic community.
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As Connecticut's populations ages, a majority of residents desire and expect to remain in their homes and communities. This overview for municipal leaders offers information about how they can help to foster continued quality of life as residents grow older.
The Membership Application is for Grantmakers and includes the application, support scale and how to compute support.
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(HARTFORD, CT) The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Connecticut’s association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy, elected four new board members and officers to serve the nonprofit organization.
The October Digest includes the following headlines: Philanthropist Inspires 500+ at Aurora Foundation Gathering; Talking About Wealth: Advisors and Clients Don't See Eye to Eye; Norwalk Aquarium to Expand Teen STEM Literacy; Small, Newer Nonprofits Score Big; Number of People Seeking Services is Climbing; Pharmaceutical Leader to Bring More Health Education to More People; More Families to Receive Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Hartford's Reform Efforts Reported Through Electronic Publication; New Roadmap Helps Community Discover Arts and Culture; CT Health Gives a Booster for Refugee Health Equity. And read the latest announcements and transitions!
The February Digest includes news about Hartford Promise; The new State Office of Early Childhood; Public Broadcasting support; Waterbury's "Health Call" and more!
The September Digest includes the following headlines: Partnership Provides Good Eats, Farm-to-table Job Training and Job Placement; Volunteers return to clean Connecticut's shoreline; Funder votes confidence in New Britain school attendance effort; Report endorses "No Wrong Door" health enrollment approach; Foundations, governments invest with Gates, JP Morgan; and "FRED" is fighting Bristol's cyber-criminals. And read the latest announcements and transitions!
The March-April Digest includes news about Nancy Roberts stepping down from the Council; four CT school districts receiving $1.8 m for advance student learning; two reports about junvenil justice; a partnership for recruiting workers; a report on children's dental coverage and more!
The May Digest includes news about the Council's new preident, Maggie Gunther Osborn; Nellie Mae Foudation's $1.8 million grant award to CT schools; UTC's gift to Yale Canetr Center's professorships, and more!
The August Digest includes the following headlines: Partners seek to revitalize historic Waterbury neighborhood; Community Foundation supports key Shubert Theater renovation; Land trusts find allies in preserving 130 acres of farmland; Waterbury, New Haven issue 36-hour local 'giving challenges'; Students from China and Connecticut launch exchange venture, and more!
The July Digest includes news about: Hartford Foundation's investment for unemployed youth; CT Health's promotion of insurance for people of color; Aetna's "Who is healthiest" survey; UTC's escalator gift to Smithsonian's new museum and more!
The June Digest includes information about: CT Health's regional forums focused on health equity; Annie E. Casey Foundation's new report confirming the importance of reading profieciency by Grade 3; Perrin Family Foundation's report about a new role for youth; and more!
The November 2013 Member eBrief features: Council's Fall Programs; new Fairfield County office; Collaborative consultant hired; Meet New Colleagues and more!
The October 2013 Member eBrief features: Council's Fall Programs; Updated Charitable Deduction Infographic; Meet 2 New Member; Meet New Colleagues and more!
The September 2013 Member eBrief features: Council's Fall Programs; Our New Look; Meet our New Member; The largest organization supporting philanthropy in the world; and more!