Category: Media

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 »

Community Nonprofits Ask Governor and Legislature to Share Surplus

April 24, 2019 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Today, Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, sent a letter to Governor Lamont, Legislative leaders and members of the General Assembly. In light of this week’s news about the state surplus, Casa asks that the Governor and lawmakers appropriate additional dollars for community nonprofits… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on HB7408, a bill that would require nonprofits to pay a fee to municipalities

April 4, 2019 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on H.B. 7408, a bill that would require nonprofits to pay a fee to municipalities for providing road maintenance and police, fire, and emergency services [section 6] which was raised today by the Finance Committee: “After more than a decade… Read more »

Statement: Nonprofits on P&D Committee support of bill clarifying tax exempt status

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the legislature’s Planning and Development Committee vote to support SB 928, AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAX EXEMPTION FOR REAL PROPERTY USED FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES. March 29, 2019 “We thank the Planning and Development Committee for today’s vote to advance legislation that would… Read more »

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa on Governor Lamont’s budget proposal:

February 20, 2019 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Lamont’s budget proposal: “Given the state’s budget difficulties, the Alliance thanks Governor Lamont for mostly protecting community services and programs that serve people with developmental disabilities, treat substance abuse and mental illness, house the… Read more »

Press Release: Connecticut’s Nonprofits Call on Governor and Lawmakers to Properly Fund Services, and to Shift More Services to the Community

CT has opportunity to change the way it does business with nonprofits and save money. (Hartford, CT) – CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, representing organizations across the state, today called on Governor Lamont and the General Assembly to protect and fully fund essential community services, and to consider ending the state’s dual service system and to… Read more »

News Release: Community Nonprofit Providers Hold Voter Registration Drives and Candidate Events

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Community Nonprofit Providers Hold Voter Registration Drives and Candidate Events; National Voter Registration Day is September 25 (Hartford, CT) – Across the state, members of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance including group homes and family support programs for people with developmental disabilities, outpatient mental health and addiction services, children… Read more »

News Release: Nonprofit Alliance Voter Registration Campaign Using Unique Online Link

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 (Hartford, CT) – CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, which represents hundreds of nonprofit human service and cultural organizations across the state, has joined with the Secretary of the State’s office to register voters through a unique online link specifically for nonprofits, the Alliance announced today. The voter registration link is… Read more »

Statement on two items on the next State Bond Commission Agenda released today

July 18, 2018 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on two items on the next State Bond Commission Agenda released today (Items 7 & 21): “On behalf of the Alliance and the half-million people who rely on their services and programs, we thank Governor Malloy… Read more »