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If you have a relationship with government or elected officials in your district, please use this invitation to encourage them to attend the "Being Grounded in Philanthropy" workshop.
The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy and the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance surveyed their members in an effort to learn how nonprofits and funders were experiencing and responding to financial challenges.
Connecticut-based health foundations came together several years ago to discuss the need for more data so that Connecticut could better track its progress on improving the health of its residents. The origin of this successful collaboration is described this article in the Views from the Field: Grantmakers in Health.
The Council's Code of Ethics was adopted by the board in June of 2005.
Several partners from Connecticut's EngAGEment initiative attended, The State of Aging in America: The 2012 Conference of Grantmakers in Aging in Cleveland, Ohio in October, 2012. Here is a summary of a few of the major topics.
This document outlines a leadership development and emergency succession plan for the Council in the event the president is unable to fulfill her duties.
This report describes the significant challenges and innovative solutions of the partnership that successfully secured millions in federal stimulus funds for the state in 2010 and 2011. The state’s philanthropic community, government representatives and nonprofit advocates partnered to leverage the funds through the Emergency Contingency Funds of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
This booklet provides guidance and ideas on how to structure the conversation and includes guiding questions and key messages that you can use when you are starting to engage someone in advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work in philanthropy.
Public Act 09-102 was signed into law June 2009. Read the Connecticut PolicyWorks Case Study, Supporting Nonprofit Partners, about the collaborative work of the Council, several nonprofit associations and Connecticut policymakers to increase the audit threshold for nonprofits from annual revenues in excess of $200,000 to $500,000.
Read these compiled snapshots highlight just a few of the ways philanthropy is working on issues of concern to us all.