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Raising Expectations 2014: A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers takes a multi-dimensional approach to measure state-level performance of long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems that assist older people, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers.
HARTFORD and NORWALK, CT -- With an eye for bettering the long-term outcomes for young children and their families, especially the 79,000 (34%) children who live in low-income households, Fairfield County Community Foundation has contributed $25,000 to the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative. The Collaborative, a project of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
This Blueprint represents a coordinated effort by seven California foundations to highlight how foundations might engage in collaboration and partnership with state policymakers to address the issues and respond to the challenges facing the ALTC system in California.
Why you should talk with your client.
For representatives of family foundations who are members of the Council; registration is required.
Gives you the Why, Who, When and How to discuss charitable giving with your clients.
A glossary of key words and concepts used in the self-assessment tool.
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- Cigna (NYSE:CI) today released its 2013 Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, available online at www.cigna.com/corporateresponsibility . The company’s first CR report encompasses Cigna’s U.S. operations, provides a detailed look at Cigna's CR platform – Cigna Connects – and highlights how the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies and priorities support the company’s core businesses and create benefits for Cigna stakeholders.
Presentation given by Dr. Elizabeth Bradley, professor of public health at Yale, faculty director of its Global Health Leadership Institute, and Lauren Taylor, MPH.,Presidential Scholar, Harvard Divinity School, Dr. Bradley about their insights from extensive research about how our current health care system provides limited outcomes while expending excessive resources. They shared information about reform possibilities and comments about new perspectives for health delivery from their new book "The American Health Care Paradox."
Access recommended resources from the June 12, 2014 Scholarship Program, including: "The Impact of Award Displacement on Students and Their Families;" "Paying It Forward;" and "Does More Money Matter."
The Center for Nonprofit Management has developed an Emergency Succession Plan Template that includes plans for short-term, long-term and permanent executive director changes.
With the state's population age 65+ projected to grow rapidly in the coming years, members of the Council's Funders in Aging Affinity Group have engaged in various initiatives to support this population segment. Find information on PA 14-217 and the CT Home Care Rate Study Analysis Summary.
Aging in place experts, Philip B. Stafford, Ph.D., Director of the Center on Aging and Community at Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University, and Mia Oberlink, M.A., Project Director, Community Innovations for Aging in Place Initiative TAG Team and Senior Research Associate for the Center for Home Care Policy and Research, Visiting Nurse Services of New York, shared their insight and knowledge about the positive influences, productive potential and healthy benefits of aging-ready communities.
Foundations can assess their foundation for both legal compliance issues and accountability issues with this tool.
Accountability Self-Assessment Tool by Component
The process for completing the self-assessment (questionnaire, response tabulation, follow-up actions, review of results and development an accountability plan.)
NORWALK, CT -- Liberation Programs recently received a $20,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women and Girls to support the agency’s Families in Recovery Program in Norwalk. Families in Recovery (FIRP) is a long-term in-patient residential addiction treatment program for pregnant or parenting women.
Use this checklist to ensure that your foundation is complying with the law. (All the legal items in the checklist are also included in the Accountability Self-Assessment Questionnaire).