Advocacy

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
FCCF Launches 2018/2019 Legislative Forum Series

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.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Some Tips for Small Foundations Seeking to ‘Punch Above Their Weight’

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.

Friday, July 20, 2018
Advocates Express Concern About 2019 Health Insurance Rate Filings

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. 

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