Facts, Figures, Trends

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Commentary: How livable is Connecticut for the aging population?

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?

Friday, November 28, 2014
Who Gives To Charity? It’s Not Who You Think

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.

CT Grantmaking

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