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Development Coordinator - Full Time
The Development Coordinator will support fundraising activities that grow an effective contributed income program including the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of library donors. This position will...
Webster Bank today announced the findings from its inaugural Financial Empowerment Study, an in-depth, independent report that examines financial challenges and literacy of consumers.
Philanthropic professionals leading information, technology & oper
For members headquartered or funding specifically in Fairfield County.
- Housing Affinity Group brings private and public funders together to focus on structural and racial inequities related to housing instability, homelessness, and supportive services, and to prevent and end homelessness in Connecticut.
- Health Affinity Group is focused on best practices, discussions, and emerging opportunities on topics related to health, health policy, and health grantmaking.
One of the most requested tools by Council members is the Council of Foundations's report, which offers the most comprehensive information in grantmaking on compensation levels and salary administration.
Over the past five years, the need for – and power of – young people’s leadership and action in the civic sphere has been palpable. Whether challenging the criminalization of youth of color in schools and communities, advancing the rights of immigrant and undocumented youth and families, or mobilizing to challenge current gun policies, young people have disrupted the status quo, advanced a bold vision for equity and justice, and held those with governing power, from city councils and school boards to the halls of Congress, accountable in order to change unjust laws and policies.
In March of 2020, in an effort to ensure the safety of youth and communities in the face of the burgeoning global pandemic brought about by COVID19, schools across the state of Connecticut abruptly shut down. Youth and their caregivers were notified that school buildings would reopen when it was deemed safe, and that plans for “remote learning” would be forthcoming.
Young People have been at the center of movements for progressive social change throughout the history of our nation. There are a number of ways in which young people become involved in change movements. Some may have a generational exposure to civic activism through their families; others may have a critical awakening during their college years; others may choose to participate in the political electoral process.
The communications officer is responsible for building out and managing the foundation’s voice online through the website, social media, and other digital platforms, and works to ensure that the organization reaches key audiences. In addition, the communications officer contributes to the...