Read the letter that Connecticut Council for Philanthropy delivered to political leaders in Congress and shared with leaders in the state, about preserving the Johnson Amendment "Protect the integrity of America’s nonprofit sector by maintaining the current law that keeps politics and campaign contributions out of the work of charities."
Tax and Regulatory Issues
2017 marks the 100th year of the charitable deduction. The charitable deduction encourages charitable giving by individuals to the benefit of communities across the country. This resource give data for Connecticut.
View the webinar recording of the 2017 CT Legislative Session Preview, presented by CCP and the CT Nonprofit Allliance.
Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP), joined a national coalition of more than 2,000 businesses, associations, nonprofits and other stakeholders in sending a letter to Congress urging them to immediately restore the expired tax extenders provisions, including the IRA charitable rollover and enhanced deductions for donations of food inventory and conservation easements.
Read the findings of the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy survey of community foundations and the IRA Charitable Rollover provision.
This joint letter from the Council and the Community Foundation leadership that was sent to the CT delegation in support of the extenders legislation currently under review by the Finance Committee. This represents the continued position of the Council over the last four years and the hopes for a new conversation about making these provisions permanent going forward.