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Welcome to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP), an association of grantmakers and the hub of philanthropy in Connecticut. As a nonprofit organization, CCP is dedicated to providing its members with the highest quality programs, resources and services, networking opportunities, and insight and news about grantmaking and philanthropy.
"Giving in Connecticut: Philanthropy in the Nutmeg State," is the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's (CCP) annual report on charitable giving. It includes key findings on individual and foundation giving with thoughtful interpretation of the data. You'll also find a Quick Facts sheet and the Top 100 Connecticut Grantmakers by Assets and Grants Paid.
Leadership New England, a new study of nonprofit executives and board members in the region, reports that two-thirds (64%) of executives plan to leave their jobs within the next five years, 60% of organizations do not have succession plans, and just one-third of leaders believe they have staff in their organization who can step up into leadership positions.
The chart for the most recent survey of assets and grants for community foundations serving Connecticut. This resource includes assets, new gifts received, and grants with and without scholarships.
The Connecticut Giving Report covers individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2015, the most recent year available for comparable data.
The April Digest includes the following headlines: Report Card to Monitor Equal Access to Health Care in Connecticut; Report Shows 6th Straight Year of Increased Demand for Nonprofit Services; Students Learn Money Management at Credit for Life Fairs; Family Foundation Supports Early Literacy Demonstration Site; Stage Company Receives Financial Literacy Award for Wells Fargo Adapted Curriculum; Site Offers Searchable Summer Camps List; Celebrating Community Foundations: 100 Years in America, 91 Years in Connecticut; Partnership Releases First Community Indicators Report on Metro Hartford; $250,000 Foundation Gift Will Fund Museum Expansion and more!
This overview of key issues facing a population that is aging contains recommendations for how the grantmaking communities can engage.
A monthly benefit of Council membership, the January 2015 Member eBrief features: Workforce Connecticut - A Special Program; Philanthropy Awards Nominations; Save the Date - Annual Luncheon; Council Event and Network Meeting Schedules; Member News; New Resources and Colleague News. Remember to login to access this member benefit!
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Comcast today announced that since August 2011, its nationally acclaimed broadband adoption program, Internet Essentials, has connected more than 450,000 families, or 1.8 million low-income Americans, to the power of the Internet at home. To put that in perspective, 1.8 million is larger than the populations of 96 of America’s 100 largest cities as well as 12 states and the District of Columbia. What’s more, the six-month period from September 2014 through February 2015 was the most successful period in the program’s history, with nearly 90,000 new Internet Essentials enrollments.
A one-day workshop for scholarship and financial aid professionals
A monthly benefit of Council membership, the July 2016 Member eBrief features: CCP Updates; Member News & Releases; New Resources; Colleague News and Other Events. Remember to login to access this member benefit!