State of the Nonprofit Sector

44 Towns Deny Property Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits

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HARTFORD, CT — Every four years since 1965, nonprofits have been required to remind municipal tax assessors why they should be exempt from property taxes. But according to a member survey conducted by the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, municipalities have been denying those tax exemptions on an increasing basis. About two thirds of the 35 nonprofits responding to the survey said their properties - which had a history of being tax exempt and had no changes of use - were suddenly being denied tax exemptions in 44 towns.

Nonprofits Across CT Have Economic and Jobs Impact, New Database Shows

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HARTFORD, CT -- The CT Nonprofit Maps interactive webpage was constructed and database developed prior to Election Day as a means of providing information about nonprofit organizations that their supporters could use to reach out to legislative candidates to advocate for the many charitable organizations in their local districts. With the winning candidates now determined, the database may prove even more helpful in advocating for nonprofit organizations in what promises to be a tight state budget in 2015. The database, developed by Connecticut-based Blueprint for Impact, is an “advocacy tool” providing a range of data and information, broken down on interactive maps by Senate district and by House district. Nonprofit organizations provide a wide variety of services throughout local communities, including some supported with state funds.

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National Study of Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants 2013

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Urban Institute's report discusses the results of the 2013 National Survey of Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants. Access the Connecticut State Profile, All State Profiles and Findings from the National Survey. The report provides national and state-by-state snapshots of most types of nonprofit organizations that have contracts and grants with local, state, and federal governments. The individual state profiles are designed to document the extent of nonprofit-government contracting, processes and problems. States are also ranked according to number of grants, types of issues, and actions taken by nonprofits to address the challenges they face.

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