Transparency

Sandy Hook Report: Charitable Response to the December 14, 2012 Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein released a report on the overwhelming charitable response that evaluates information provided voluntarily by organizations engaged in fundraising related to the tragedy, provides a quantitative analysis of survey responses and identifies ways that state regulators and the nonprofit community can partner and collaborate to provide transparency, bolster donor confidence, consolidate resources and increase coordination.

Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency

Grant Craft's guide explores how transparency can strengthen credibility, improve grantee relationships, facilitate greater collaboration, increase public trust, reduce duplication of effort, and build communities of shared learning.

Thursday, November 2, 2006
Council Releases Guiding Principles for Connecticut Grantmakers

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut foundations and corporate grantmakers have unveiled new guiding principles for their sector that demonstrate their ongoing commitment to the public. Developed through an initiative of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, the Guiding Principles and Effective Practices for Connecticut Grantmakers define high ethical standards for all grantmakers in the region.

Glasspockets

Glasspockets is a Foundation Center initiative that champions philanthropic transparency in an online world. Launched in 2010, but with roots dating back to the Center’s founding in 1956, Glasspockets provides the data, resources, examples, and action steps foundations need to understand the value of transparency, be more open in their own communications, and help shed more light on how private organizations are serving the public good.