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Friday, May 10, 2013
Andy Eder Honored by Council for Philanthropy

HARTFORD, CT -- ANDY EDER was named the recipient of the 2013 John H. Filer Award for his leadership in promoting private action for the public good. Eder, a resident of Guilford, is a partner in Eder Bros. Inc. (West Haven) and president of The Eder Family Foundation.

Friday, May 10, 2013
David Nee Honored by Council for Philanthropy

HARTFORD, CT -- DAVID NEE, executive director of the Hamdem-based William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, was named the recipient of the 2013 Martha S. Newman Award. David, a resident of Fairfield, was honored for his sustained dedication to the public sector and a generosity of spirit to others in the philanthropic community.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
CT Philanthropy Digest - May 2013

The May Digest includes news about the Council's new preident, Maggie Gunther Osborn; Nellie Mae Foudation's $1.8 million grant award to CT schools; UTC's gift to Yale Canetr Center's professorships, and more!

Friday, March 15, 2013
CT Philanthropy Digest - Mar/Apr 2013

The March-April Digest includes news about Nancy Roberts stepping down from the Council; four CT school districts receiving $1.8 m for advance student learning; two reports about junvenil justice; a partnership for recruiting workers; a report on children's dental coverage and more!

Friday, February 1, 2013
CT Philanthropy Digest - Feb 2013

The February Digest includes news about Hartford Promise; The new State Office of Early Childhood; Public Broadcasting support; Waterbury's "Health Call" and more!

Thursday, May 24, 2012
Betty Hale Honored by Council for Philanthropy

Betty Hale has been named the recipient of the 2012 John H. Filer Award by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy for her leadership in promoting private action for the public good.

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