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.
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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.
Review the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's Annual Meeting and Philanthropy Awards program booklet. Information includes the sponsor listing; program agenda; leadership giving; members and new members; board, staff and committee and network leadership; Keynote speaker and Philanthropy Award bios; Concurrent session outlines; Get on the Map and more!
Bio of Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Ed.D., Superintendent, Hartford Public Schools
Get on the Map is a campaign to improve the quality, timeliness, and availability of grantmaking activity in our region. When you share your data, you’ll be making a powerful contribution to Foundation Maps, a highly interactive, searchable mapping platform from Foundation Center that will be accessible to all Connecticut Council for Philanthropy members. The campaign to "Get on the Map" is a partnership between the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, the Foundation Center and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.
Find the Supporting America’s Charities Act (H.R. 5806) Bill and the Committee on Ways and Means' Section by Section Bill Summary. Find out what you can do to help the bill be passed.
Biography for Randy Peyser, managing director, Fairfield County Information Technology Collaborative
An overview of the Fairfield County IT Collaborative, who it is, what it does and impact made.
Resources and additional materials from the Women and Girls program on October 29, 2014.
Summer Youth Employment Resources from the Expanding Low-Income Summer Youth Employment Program on October 30, 2014.
Public Policy information for Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) members about the America Gives More Act. Resources includes the CCP's letters to elected officials including Senators Blumenthal and Murphy.
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.
"Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Message Manual for the Field" is a manual designed to help you communicate with a variety of audiences about the importance of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion with a motivating, and compelling message.
The 2014-2017 Strategic Plan Executive Summary will lead the Council forward and expand our ability to support your work and be a leader in the field of philanthropy on behalf of Connecticut.
This article is a response to questions from philanthropic colleagues across the country about the practice of knowledge development within the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund’s change endeavors.
Slides from the Advanced Minute Taking Webinar held on June 17, 2014.
Enfield and Manchester profiles for the Metro Hartford Progress Points.