Category: Media

Community Nonprofits Will Struggle to Keep Doors Open Without State Budget on July 1

Community Nonprofits Will Struggle to Keep Doors Open Without State Budget on July 1 Human service programs for half-million individuals across the state will be in jeopardy (Hartford, CT) — A study released today by the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance today of member contingency plans if the Legislature is unable to approve a budget by… Read more »

Statement Regarding the End of the General Session

End of General Session statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance: June 08, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “With the end of the fiscal year only weeks away, the failure to agree on a budget during the regular session has put thousands of individuals served by community based providers in… Read more »

Statement on FY18/19 budgets released by Democrats and Republicans

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the recommended FY18/19 budgets released by Democrats and Republicans today: May 16, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “In a very difficult budget year, one of the toughest problems we face is how to provide necessary human services with the money that’s available…. Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on recommended FY18/19 Budget

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the recommended FY18/19 budget released today: May 15, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Connecticut is indeed facing massive fiscal difficulties, but the budget released today will leave some people without essential care. “The Alliance appreciates that Governor Malloy has recommended more structural… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on the FY18 Budget Proposals

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance) on FY18 budget proposals: April 28, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860.985.3533 “The Alliance is grateful that today’s Republican proposal, the budget considered by the Appropriations Committee, and the Governor’s budget all include conversion of more expensive state-operated human service programs to… Read more »

Statement: Nonprofits on proposal to eliminate sales tax exemptions

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the Finance Committee’s consideration of proposals to eliminate sales tax exemptions for community-based nonprofits. April 19, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Nonprofits have seen a decade of budget cuts, with more pending, so we’re alarmed that lawmakers are considering a sales… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the federal budget proposal released today by the White House.

“As proposed, this federal budget is an unprecedented shift of responsibility for the needy from the federal government to the State, making it all the more imperative that Connecticut find less expensive ways to deliver quality human services. Increasing reliance on community-based nonprofits does that. “The federal budget proposal would reduce or eliminate support for… Read more »

Press Release: Shifting More Human Service Programs to Community Providers Would Save $1.3 Billion

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Shifting More Human Service Programs to Community Providers Would Save $1.3 Billion in 3-Year Phase-in and Protect Thousands Who Rely on Services 10 Percent Budget Cuts Would Gut Programs and Close Agencies (Hartford, CT) –As the Governor and the Legislature grapple with a projected $1.5 billion FY18 budget shortfall,… Read more »

Statement regarding DCF oversight developments

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of the Alliance: September 30, 2016 “Today’s announcement that the federal government will soon end years of oversight of services to families and children is a significant milestone and we congratulate the Malloy administration for their focused efforts to bring about the necessary improvements to make this happen…. Read more »