The Connecticut Giving Report covers individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2016, the most recent year available for comparable data.
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Access materials from CCP's 2019 State Budget Impact Forum held on March 7, 2019. Materials include the full forum video, a PowerPoint, visual notetaking images, and photos.
HARTFORD, CT -- On December 4, 2018, funders from across Connecticut came together to discuss an opportunity to create community-driven solutions to poor health, health inequity, and growing health care costs in Connecticut. The topic for the discussion was the Health Enhancement Community (HEC) Initiative. Access the meeting brief.
RE-Center is offering Equity in Education Workshopsthese workshops in November 2018 through May 2019. The workshops are designed to help educators and others understand the different ways racism and other forms of oppression show up in classrooms and workplaces and how to interrupt these forms of oppression through Equity Shifts, Restorative Justice Practices, and problem solving for equity.
Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health (CT-AIMH) and their Early Childhood Trauma Collaborative partners are striving to increase the competency and capacity of the workforce serving infants and young children and their families to address the needs of children and families experiencing, or who have experienced trauma. In preparation for this work Lorentson Consulting was contracted to conduct a comprehensive statewide needs assessment in line with the tenets of participatory evaluation. The report was made possible by the Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
The Early Childhood Funder Collaborative, a project of CCP, is please to share its new paper, Full, Equal, and Equitable Partnerships with Families: Connecticut’s Definition and Framework for Family Engagement.
The United Philanthropy Forum-endorsed Directors & Officers Liability Insurance is available to all grantmaking foundations as a service to the field. Coverage is available in all states.
Read the letter that Connecticut Council for Philanthropy delivered to political leaders in Congress and shared with leaders in the state, about preserving the Johnson Amendment "Protect the integrity of America’s nonprofit sector by maintaining the current law that keeps politics and campaign contributions out of the work of charities."
“Creating Authentic Relationships and Avoiding Power Dynamics with Your Grantees” was the theme of the 3/7/17 Program Officer Network meeting. Aimee Hendrigan, VP of Programs at the Melville Charitable Trust shared a presentation on Melville’s Grantee Perception Report prepared by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP). Aimee’s contact information is at the end of her presentation if you’d like to get in touch with her.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- A number of Connecticut’s leading education organizations -- the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS), the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS), the Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN), and the Connecticut Council for Education Reform (CCER) have agreed to a set of design principles for the development of a new school funding formula that supports student learning. These guiding principles were developed with Professor Ken Wong, of Brown University and with the assistance of the independent, nonpartisan Connecticut School Finance Project.
View the webinar recording of the 2017 CT Legislative Session Preview, presented by CCP and the CT Nonprofit Allliance.
The Connecticut Giving Report covers individual and foundation giving for calendar year 2015, the most recent year available for comparable data.
This FSG guide is written for funders (including private, community, and corporate foundations as well as individual philanthropists) who are new to investing in ECE, who seek to understand how their investments fit into the larger picture, or who want to complement programmatic grantmaking with investments that build a stronger system.
View resources from the Education Affinity Group meeting held on January 27, 2016.
A follow-up for the participants of the November 4 Assessing Impact presentation with D
This report summarizes what states are doing to promote the development and management of high quality, demonstrably effective early childhood systems. It focuses on one of the central challenges in the systems-building process: the critical role and structure of governance when service delivery involves many agencies. Two potential models of governance are suggested, along with some thoughts about each approach.
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP), joined a national coalition of more than 2,000 businesses, associations, nonprofits and other stakeholders in sending a letter to Congress urging them to immediately restore the expired tax extenders provisions, including the IRA charitable rollover and enhanced deductions for donations of food inventory and conservation easements.
Informational resources for Hartford Public Schools and Lumina Foundation
Guest presenters for funder and nonprofit grantee program
View materials from the Online, On Point! communications workshop held on April 14, 2015.