A thoughtful guide to your choices for philanthropic giving. This comprehensive online publication includes sections on planning, ways to give, why we give, where to give, and what and how much to give.
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Bolder Advocacy, has collected all their resources in one place to support immigrant rights advocacy groups working on policy goals ranging from federal policy reform to voter mobilization.
A campaign to educate candidates and elected officials about philanthropy, this toolkit includes suggested talking points, a template for quick facts and a story about your foundation, and a leave behind candidate card.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: Read stories about Connecticut donors - the joys of giving and the difference the gift has made.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: Key points about eight options for giving.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: You may make direct gifts to charities from your current income and/or assets by writing a check to your favorite charity. Direct gifts provide immediate financial support for religious organizations, educational institutions, and many other nonprofits working to meet important community needs in such areas as health care, the arts, the environment, civic improvement or human services.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: A family business or a corporation may consider various options for the company’s charitable giving.
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From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: Create a family foundation or other private foundation. Private foundations are typically founded by an individual, a family or a group of individuals, and are organized either as a nonprofit corporation or as a charitable trust.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: A donor-advised fund offers the opportunity to create a flexible vehicle for charitable giving as an alternative to direct giving or creating a private foundation.
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From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: A list of grantmaking public charities located in Connecticut, including United Ways, Community Health Charities and Jewish Federations.
A donor can be an individual, an institution or an organzition. They help others by making strategic and informed giving decisions with their resources and monetary awards.
A gathering of representatives of grantmaking organizations in Fairfield County and members of the Council.
From the Connecticut Toolkit for Giving: Planned giving, typically done in conjunction with estate planning, is used to describe a wide variety of giving vehicles that allow you to give to charity during your lifetime and/or after your death.
How does philanthropy help your community? Read stories highlighting just a few of the ways philanthropy is working on issues of concern to all of us in Connecticut.
Welcome to the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, a statewide association of grantmakers and the hub of philanthropy in Connecticut. As a nonprofit organization, the Council is dedicated to providing its members with the highest quality programs, resources and services, networking opportunities, and insight and news about grantmaking and philanthropy.
As a professional advisor, you play an important role in providing opportunities for your clients to achieve their charitable wishes.
Get on the Map (GOTM) is a campaign to improve the quality, timeliness and availability of grantmaking activity across the country. GOTM captures grantmaking data which is more detailed than reported on the Form 990. This data will be available through an online mapping tool engineered by the Foundation Center, in partnership with Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
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