Read the Council's 2013 Public Policy Work Plan.
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Read these compiled snapshots highlight just a few of the ways philanthropy is working on issues of concern to us all.
Read Governor Dannel P. Malloy May 9, 2013 proclaimation for Nancy Roberts Day.
Guiding Principles and Effective Practices for Connecticut Grantmakers is a concise resource listing the eight guiding principles for Connecticut grantmaker accountability and suggested effective practices.
The process for completing the self-assessment (questionnaire, response tabulation, follow-up actions, review of results and development an accountability plan.)
A glossary of key words and concepts used in the self-assessment tool.
The Directions give you the process for completing the self-assessment (questionnaire, response tabulation, follow-up actions, review of results and development an accountability plan.)
From the Effectiveness and Accountability Educational Series: This guide provides an overview on the self-dealing law, including definitions, common problem areas, exceptions, penalties, and resources.
A guide for tax preparers of the 990-PF, this publication highlights those areas most commonly completed incorrectly and provides explanations and directions for proper completion.
A guide for foundation officers who sign the Form 990-PF. This resource helps top officers to understand the important safeguards they should undertake before signing the tax return.
The Center for Nonprofit Management has developed an Emergency Succession Plan Template that includes plans for short-term, long-term and permanent executive director changes.
This document outlines a leadership development and emergency succession plan for the Council in the event the president is unable to fulfill her duties.
Reviewed and signed by every Connecticut Council for Philanthropy Director annually.
This GEO publication argues that doing due diligence well means striking a balance between obtaining the information you want and need as a grantmaker and not asking for so much that it places an undue burden on the grantseeker.
Page Snow, Chief Philanthropic Advisor for Foundation Source, writes about the rise of outsourced philanthropic support solutions.
This Blueprint represents a coordinated effort by seven California foundations to highlight how foundations might engage in collaboration and partnership with state policymakers to address the issues and respond to the challenges facing the ALTC system in California.
Ensuring that older adults remain connected to needed resources is essential to community-based strategies for this growing segment of our population. This 2-1-1 Barometer reviews the thousands of calls 2-1-1 receives annually from older adults or their family members for resources and programs designed to assist older adults, including some interesting United Way initiatives aimed at aging in place.
The results of the June 2010 survey of Council members about funding nonprofit organizations that work with the economic success of families and children in Connecticut.
The report summary shows online media usage, including social media, by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy membership.
The 2012 report includes 14 campaigns seeking funding in the Greater New Haven area reporting a combined goal of nearly $54.3 million.