Category: News

Bridgeport’s StreetSafe Program That Targets Gangs and Street Violence To Shut Down

Bridgeport’s StreetSafe Program That Targets Gangs and Street Violence To Shut Down Latest Casualty of State Budget Stalemate (Bridgeport, CT) – StreetSafe, a community-based nonprofit program in Bridgeport that has helped more than 300 at-risk youths turn their lives around, will close its doors on October 1, one of the latest casualties of the ongoing… Read more »

CTNewsJunkie: Community Providers Rally For A State Budget

Community Providers Rally For A State Budget By Christine Stuart | September 7, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — Nearly 500 advocates, family members, and clients gathered on the north steps of the state Capitol to ask legislative leaders to pass a budget that funds services for their community. It’s at least the third and largest rally… Read more »

Gian-Carl Casa on CBS’ The Connection Podcast

Alliance President and CEO, Gian-Carl Casa, joined Ann Baldwin, host of The Connection, to discuss the impact of Connecticut’s ongoing budget situation on community nonprofits. Listen to the Podcast here.

WFSB: Lack of State Budget Hits Nonprofits Hard

WFSB 3 Connecticut HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Day 61 without a state budget has left a painful $150 million hole for the state’s non-profits. A Hartford man who turned his life around said the state can’t afford to turn its backs on those who help so many. We know people are in need and we… Read more »

NBC CT: Nonprofits Struggling, Looking for a State Budget

Nonprofit organizations in Connecticut that depend on funding from the state to operate say they need to see a proposal soon or risk the closure of some providers. “We want to see a budget that adequately funds the services we provide,” said GianCarl Casa, who leads a coalition of nonprofit organizations. The groups have seen… Read more »

CT Mirror: Malloy Would Reduce, Dramatically Redistribute School Aid In October

Malloy Would Reduce, Dramatically Redistribute School Aid In October By Keith M. Phaneuf and Jacqueline Rabe Thomas | August 18, 2017 Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would reduce grants to school districts by 28 percent in October — if no state budget has been adopted — and would dramatically shift funding away from wealthy and middle-income… Read more »

CTNewsJunkie: Malloy Adjusts Executive Order

Malloy Adjusts His Executive Order, Cancels PILOT Payment & Zeroes Out ECS for 85 Towns By Christine Stuart | August 18, 2017 HARTFORD, CT — (Updated 2:30 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would zero out education funding for 85 communities, reduce education funding for 54 communities, and the state’s 30 neediest communities would receive the… Read more »

Gian-Carl Casa on CBS’ The Connection Podcast

August 13, 2017 Alliance President and CEO, Gian-Carl Casa, joined Ann Baldwin, host of The Connection, to discuss the impact of Connecticut’s ongoing budget situation on community nonprofits. Listen to the Podcast here.

CTMirror: Human services cuts take effect after a month without a budget

Human services cuts take effect after a month without a budget By Julia Werth | August 1, 2017 After a month without an adopted budget, the first round of cuts to human services agencies across state government took effect Tuesday. The departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Developmental Disabilities, Correction, Social Services, and… Read more »