About Philanthropy

Monday, September 26, 2016
CCP Offers Free Workshop, Being Grounded in Philanthropy

HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is offering a free workshop on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the CohnReznick Training Center in Hartford. The workshop, Being Grounded in Philanthropy, is designed for Connecticut elected officials and government officials, their staff, colleagues and other partners as an introduction to the field of philanthropy.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
A Reflection on My Time Serving Connecticut

Maggie Gunther Osborn has been the president of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) since May 2013. She leaves CCP on June 30 to assume the post of chief strategy officer at CCP’s national organization, the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (FORUM), on August 1. 

Monday, March 14, 2016
CCP President Maggie Osborn Accepts New Post in Washington

HARTFORD, CT — Maggie Gunther Osborn, President of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP), will leave the organization at the end of June to assume the post of Chief Strategy Officer for the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (Forum) in Washington, DC.

Saturday, October 17, 2015
What Philanthropy Can Do

I wanted to share a piece written by a colleague Kathie Olsen, Program Officer at the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation in Oregon which I find simply powerful for all of us who work to improve our communities and are struggling with the issues of gun violence and mental health. — Maggie Osborn, President, CCP

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
The Music of Philanthropy

CCP President Maggie Osborn recently wrote this blog for the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) as part of an occasional series on perspectives from regional grantmaking associations on philanthropy and foundation effectiveness.