HARTFORD, CT -- A new report on charitable giving in Connecticut raises alarms that federal tax changes and the state government’s financial troubles will reduce donations to state charities.
Facts, Figures, Trends
HARTFORD, CT -- Despite a slow decline in the number of Connecticut foundations and individuals making charitable donations and grants, giving rose 11 percent to a record $5 billion in 2015, the most recent for which data is available, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) said Tuesday. The approximately $500 million increase follows a dip of 3.2 percent the year prior.
HARTFORD, CT - Individuals and foundations in Connecticut gave $5 billion in charitable contributions during 2015, according to the Connecticut Giving Report, an annual publication of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Data Collaborative will intensify efforts to improve the data literacy skills of nonprofit organizations through an array of workshops, courses, training, focus groups and evaluations in a multi-pronged, three-year plan that has earned the financial support of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Nonprofit Quarterly comments on Giving USA's most recent report. With fewer Americans giving to charity, some nonprofits are planning for an uncertain future. Even as "Giving USA" has reported record charitable fundraising three years in a row, the share of Americans who donate to charity is falling.
HARTFORD, CT -- Michelle Riordan-Nold, Executive Director of the Connecticut Data Collaborative, comments on the importance of an accurate Census 2020 count, and challenges the Census Bureau has faced in maintaining their federal funding and finding new leadership, a recent ruling has put the accuracy of the Census 2020 count in jeopardy.