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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.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- Nearly $1 million in grants have been awarded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to support the work of four agencies aiding hundreds of homeless individuals and families in Greater Hartford.
A glossary of key words and concepts used in the self-assessment tool.
Presented by Asset Funders Network (AFN) as part of their Grantmaker Learning Series. For staff and trustees of grantmaking organizations. Registration is required.
This document outlines a leadership development and emergency succession plan for the Council in the event the president is unable to fulfill her duties.
Grantmakers learned about challenges and opportunities affecting Connecticut’s growing aging population, and heard about the priorities and resources the State is providing.
Engagement Consultant Debbie Stein summarizes a couple of ideas, models and reminders that she took home from the April 2012 American Society on Aging Annual Conference.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: Supporting organizations are operated for the benefit of, to perform the functions of, or to carry out the purposes of one or more specified public charities.
Foundations work together to support SisterTalk Hartford
(WESTPORT, CT) Newman’s Own Foundation, the organization started by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, has made grants totaling $950,000 to 11 organizations in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
In her Last Will and Testament, Emma P. Pelton of Cheshire, Connecticut established the John P. and Cora E. Phelps Fund at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven in memory of her grandfather and mother to “benefit … elderly people who are residents of the Town of Hamden.” Since the fund was established over forty years ago, more than 65 grants have been made to eight organizations serving Hamden’s older adults.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Health Foundation and Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut today announced that they are pleased to have co-sponsored Magaly Olivero, an accomplished journalist who covers health and wellness for the Connecticut Health Investigative Team (C-HIT), as this year’s Fellow in the Blue Cross Blue Blue Shield of Massachusetts Health Coverage Fellowship Journalism Program.
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."
The Council compiles examples of the many ways in which Connecticut grantmakers provide funding and leadership in aging and help build communities for all ages.
Two years after the historic storm, "Philanthropy & Hurricane Sandy: A Report on the Foundation & Corporate Response" breaks down the allocation of dollars contributed thus far and offers perspective on the role of private giving in disaster response and lessons to be taken from this one. The report was published by Foundation Center in cooperation with the funder associations Philanthropy New York and the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, and with support from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.