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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.
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.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- The New Canaan Community Foundation's 2015 Sapienza Scholarship Block Grant application guidelines and application forms are now available. The grant submission deadline is April 24.
Page Snow, Chief Philanthropic Advisor for Foundation Source, writes about the rise of outsourced philanthropic support solutions.
Why you should talk with your client.
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.
For representatives of family foundations who are members of the Council; registration is required.
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."
A glossary of key words and concepts used in the self-assessment tool.
Gives you the Why, Who, When and How to discuss charitable giving with your clients.
Accountability Self-Assessment Tool by Component
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."
This document outlines a leadership development and emergency succession plan for the Council in the event the president is unable to fulfill her duties.
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.
Separate documents for each component of the self-assesment tool: directions, administration, communications/disclosure, evaluations, finance, governance, grantmaking, mission, strategy, and public policy.
Foundations can assess their foundation for both legal compliance issues and accountability issues with this tool.