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The Martha S. Newman Award honors an individual who has demonstrated outstanding staff performance in serving the philanthropic community.
Find information on the CCP's three philanthropy awards: the John H. Filer Award which honors individual(s) who have demonstrated leadership in encouraging private action for the public good in Connecticut; the Martha S. Newman Award which honors an individual who has demonstrated outstanding staff performance in serving the philanthropic community; and the Nancy P. Roberts Award for innovation in philanthropy.
Individual Connecticut residents donated $3.66 billion to charities in 2013 either through bequests after death ($352 million) or while alive.
Direct gifts provide immediate financial support to religious congregations or denominations, educational institutions, or other nonprofit organizations working in such areas as health care, education, the environment, and human services.
A giving story from The Connecticut Toolkit for Giving. Partnering to Make a Difference