Category: Media

News Release: CT Nonprofits Make Urgent Plea for Funding, PPE and Infection Control Plans for Community Providers

NEWS RELEASE April 21, 2020 CT Nonprofits Make Urgent Plea for Funding, PPE and Infection Control Plans for Community Providers Mental health clinics, substance abuse treatment, group homes, shelters and more, desperate for support, coordinated equipment distribution and a plan (Hartford, CT) — The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance), today made an urgent plea… Read more »

Statement on the fatal overdose statistics released by the Chief Medical Examiner

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance), whose members include mental health and substance abuse treatment providers across the state, on the fatal overdose statistics released by the Chief Medical Examiner on Friday. “Connecticut’s community nonprofits have been on the front lines of the opioid crisis every day,… Read more »

Statement on Governor Lamont’s proposed budget:

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Lamont’s proposed budget: “For more than a dozen years, community nonprofits have seen the need for services and the cost of providing them increase, while state funding fell behind. We understood the state was in difficult fiscal times, and community nonprofits… Read more »

News Release: Nonprofit Alliance Calls on Lawmakers to Restore Funding Lost Over Decade of Budget Cuts

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Patty McQueen January 30, 2020 Nonprofit Alliance Calls on Lawmakers to Restore Funding Lost Over Decade of Budget Cuts Properly funded community nonprofits support Connecticut’s economic recovery and stability (Hartford, CT) –The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance) and people who depend on community-based services today called on the Governor and the… Read more »

Press Release: Nonprofit Organizations Are Focus of January Workshops on 2020 Census

With Much at Stake, Efforts Intensify to Assure Complete Count; Census Begins in March December 30, 2019 As 2020 begins, the fast approaching decennial 2020 United States Census looms large. To increase awareness and understanding of the importance of the Census to Connecticut, to explain precisely how it will work, and to seek the assistance… Read more »

Statement in response to this week’s report from the State Comptroller on the status of Connecticut’s revenues and expenditures.

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, in response to this week’s report from the State Comptroller on the status of Connecticut’s revenues and expenditures. “The state is collecting revenues amounting to $300 million more than budgeted expenditures. The ‘deficit’ that continues to be reported is the result of a… Read more »

Statement on Governor Lamont’s comments on funding for Connecticut’s community nonprofits:

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Lamont’s comments on funding for Connecticut’s community nonprofits: “Connecticut is finally seeing consecutive years of surplus dollars and has a record-size savings account. The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance) urges the Governor, as he conducts his budget deliberations, to restore… Read more »

Statement: Nonprofits on proposed budget agreement

May 30, 2019 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the proposed state budget agreement announced today. “A budget is a statement of priorities. We don’t know yet the line items in the proposed spending plan announced today, we hope it includes good news for… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on the budget raised by the legislature’s Appropriations Committee

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the budget raised by the legislature’s Appropriations Committee today. “We thank the Appropriations Committee for approving a spending plan that makes no cuts in community nonprofit services and restores some funding for mental health grants and programs for juvenile justice, housing and… Read more »