CCP's Policy Update includes links and information relevant to the CT philanthropic community, including: Governor Lamont's state budget proposal and the Nonprofit Alliance's analysis, news on Census 2020 in Connecticut, an update on impacts of the new tax law, and information on federal universal charitable deduction bills.
NORWALK, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s (FCCF) launched this year’s Legislative Forums in December at FCCF’s headquarters in Norwalk and at UConn’s Stamford campus.
NEW YORK, NY -- The Melville Charitable Trusts' work in reducing homelessness in Connecticut is included in this article about how small foundations can make a big impact in their grantmaking. Janice Elliot, Executive director is quoted as she explains their startegy of inviting larger foundations to collaborate and pool funds for the A Way Home America, national group working to end homelessness among the young.
HARTFORD, CT -- Following an open call for proposals, the Hartford Foundation has awarded thirteen grants totaling $116,565 to area nonprofits dedicated to informing and engaging underrepresented residents of Greater Hartford.
MERIDEN, CT -- Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut President Frances G. Padilla expressed concern about recently released health insurance rate fillings for 2019 after reviewing the summary. “Cumulative rate increases over the past few years far outpace the ability of small business and individuals to keep up,” said Padilla.