HARTFORD, CT -- Inside Philanthropy comments on Philanthropy bailing out struggling cities which raises legitimate concerns—but can also spark real hope. The latest example of controversial emergency giving comes from Hartford.
WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank is pleased to announce that Linda Cote, vice president, Commercial Real Estate, has been elected to a two-year term as chairperson of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Central Connecticut Charitable Foundation, the organization’s philanthropic arm.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Giving Day is a powerful 24-hour online fundraising marathon that unites our community around local causes close to their heart. For the second year, Whole Foods Market is a champion sponsor and will donate five percent of their total revenues on March 2nd from their Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Westport and Milford stores. This revenue will directly benefit local nonprofits participating in Giving Day.
HARTFORD, CT -- John Voket, from For the People, Interviews CCP Interim President Dave Davison about the Giving in Connecticut report [18:35]. John goes on to interview Christy Jelenik of Fairfield County's Community Foundation about their Giving Day on March 9 [57:50].
HARTFORD, CT -- Two leading organizations in Connecticut’s philanthropic community are at the crossroads of leadership changes. The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) has announced the end of its national search for a new leader with the selection of Karla Fortunato to be its new president, effective May 1. The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, one of the nation’s largest community foundations, has embarked on its own national search, and announced that Yvette Meléndez has been appointed interim president, effective March 20, as that search process continues.