HARTFORD, CT -- CT by the Numbers provides insight to a new poll by the Chronicle of Philanthropy on American's confidence in public charities. The article quotes Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President Maggie Osborn on the importance of transparency and open communications by nonprofits.
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NEW HAVEN, CT -- From 2013 to 2025, the share of Connecticut residents older than 60 is expected to grow 44 percent, according to University of Connecticut projections. And given that, nationwide, nine in 10 adults prefer to stay in their homes as they grow older, the question for local and state governments should be: How can we help an aging population maintain healthy and happy lifestyles, regardless of age or ability?
HARTFORD, CT -- Council President Maggie Gunther Osborn comments on some of the Connecticut findings in The Chronicle of Philanthropy "How America Gives 2014" report. Individuals in Connecticut who made $25,000 or less gave 5.5 percent of their income to charities in 2012 — the greatest share donated by any income group in the state — according to figures compiled by The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
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The Foundation Center gives the lastest facts on family foundation giving, a 2012 report with 2010 grantmaker data.
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