HARTFORD, CT -- Forty-two percent of the 108 nonprofits recently surveyed by the CT Nonprofit Alliance and Connecticut Council for Philanthropy said they saw a decrease in donations in 2018, or expect a downturn this year. Karla Fortunato, president of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, which represents grantmakers in the state, can't say for certain why some people seem to be eschewing their regular donations to local nonprofits, but she believes the 2017 federal tax reform law has a lot to do with it.
HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Lamont will speak at the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy Forum in Hartford on Thursday morning.
HARTFORD, CT -- Gov. Ned Lamont wants to explore tapping private investors to finance at least some of the hundreds of millions of dollars needed to install electronic tolling on its highways. "We could put in place, probably, a public-private partnership so … we wouldn't have to up front all of that (toll installation) cost," Lamont said while speaking to the Connecticut Council on Philanthropy at the Hartford Hilton Thursday morning.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- The next decennial survey isn’t until 2020. But on Tuesday in downtown Hartford, representatives from the Census Bureau, local and state government, and community groups got together to jump-start their outreach plans to get every resident counted.
NEW BRITAIN, CT -- An opinion article penned by Dave Davison, former president of the American Savings Foundation, encourages indivdual giving, reviews why individuals give to charity, and the discusses the possible affects of the new Federal tax laws on indivdual charitable giving.