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Sunday, September 1, 2013
CT Philanthropy Digest - Sep 2013

The September Digest includes the following headlines: Partnership Provides Good Eats, Farm-to-table Job Training and Job Placement; Volunteers return to clean Connecticut's shoreline; Funder votes confidence in New Britain school attendance effort; Report endorses "No Wrong Door" health enrollment approach; Foundations, governments invest with Gates, JP Morgan; and "FRED" is fighting Bristol's cyber-criminals. And read the latest announcements and transitions!

Monday, August 26, 2013
The Largest Organization Supporting Philanthropy in the World

The national network of regional associations of grantmakers, to which the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy belongs, represents the largest organization supporting philanthropy in the world.  The Council is one of the 34 members of this network which connects us to more than 5,000 grantmaking organizations with a national pool of knowledge, experience and opportunities to leverage our statewide philanthropic resources.

Thursday, August 1, 2013
CT Philanthropy Digest - Aug 2013

The August Digest includes the following headlines: Partners seek to revitalize historic Waterbury neighborhood; Community Foundation supports key Shubert Theater renovation; Land trusts find allies in preserving 130 acres of farmland; Waterbury, New Haven issue 36-hour local 'giving challenges'; Students from China and Connecticut launch exchange venture, and more!

Monday, July 1, 2013
CT Philanthropy Digest - Jul 2013

The July Digest includes news about: Hartford Foundation's investment for unemployed youth; CT Health's promotion of insurance for people of color; Aetna's "Who is healthiest" survey; UTC's escalator gift to Smithsonian's new museum and more!

Saturday, June 1, 2013
CT Philanthropy Digest - Jun 2013

The June Digest includes information about: CT Health's regional forums focused on health equity; Annie E. Casey Foundation's new report confirming the importance of reading profieciency by Grade 3; Perrin Family Foundation's report about a new role for youth; and more!

Monday, May 13, 2013
Three Honored by Council for Philanthropy

HARTFORD, CT -- More than 250 philanthropists, grantmakers and community leaders gathered last week at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s annual Connecticut Philanthropy Summit to honor three philanthropic leaders: ANDY EDER of Eder Bros. Inc. and the Eder Family Foundation; DAVID NEE of William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund; and NANCY ROBERTS, recently retired president of the Council.