Category: News

CTNewsJunkie | Alliance: 41 Towns Deny Property Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits

Alliance: 41 Towns Deny Property Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits by Christine Stuart | Jul 9, 2018 4:00am HARTFORD, CT — Every four years since 1965, nonprofits have been required to remind municipal tax assessors why they should be exempt from property taxes. But according to a member survey conducted by the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance,… Read more »

Total Charitable Donations In Connecticut Rises; Number Of Individuals Giving Falls

Total Charitable Donations In Connecticut Rises; Number Of Individuals Giving Falls By Hayley Harding | June 21, 2018 | Hartford Courant Total charitable donations are on the rise in Connecticut, but fewer people are giving, a report released last week from the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy found. In its Connecticut Giving Report, the council shared… Read more »

OP-ED | Converting State Human Service Programs To Community-based Saves Money & Quality Care

OP-ED | Converting State Human Service Programs To Community-based Saves Money & Quality Care By Gian-Carl Casa | March 28, 2018 | CTNewsJunkie As Connecticut struggles with state budget problems, the leaders of community nonprofits say the State can provide necessary and essential services at a lower cost by converting more state human services programs… Read more »

Funding nonprofits is essential, necessary — and they should not be cut

Funding nonprofits is essential, necessary — and they should not be cut By Gian-Carl Casa | CT Viewpoints Connecticut’s community nonprofits are in a precarious state. Year after year of tight state budgets have put increasing pressure on providers, leaving them to face an uncertain future at a time when the demand for essential services… Read more »

New Haven Independent: Not-For-Profits Plead: Stop The Cuts

Not-For-Profits Plead: Stop The Cuts By Markeshia Ricks | February 9, 2018 | New Haven Independent “More than 80 heads of local not-for-profits got state lawmakers in a room to urge them to stop the budget blood-letting that’s stretching their operations at a time of great need The directors and some of their employees and… Read more »

The Day: Nonprofit Workers and Clients Take Concerns to Local Legislators

Nonprofit Workers and Clients Take Concerns to Local Legislators By Erica Moser | February 6, 2018 | The Day Norwich — One day before the start of the 2018 legislative session, more than 70 nonprofit workers, advocates and service recipients gathered at the Otis Library for a discussion on the state of nonprofits in the… Read more »

Norwich Bulletin: Looming State Budget, Federal Tax Plan Cause Uneasiness

Looming State Budget, Federal Tax Plan Cause Uneasiness Among Local Nonprofits By Stephanie Menders | February 6, 2018 | Norwich Bulletin NORWICH — As she sought resources after suffering from trauma-related issues, Kimberly Miller became a member of Reliance Health in 2012. Since then, she has gone back to school and began working part-time. “And… Read more »

CT Mirror: CT could reap big savings with more competitive bidding

Panel: CT Could Reap Big Savings with More Competitive Bidding By Keith M. Phaneuf | January 29, 2018 | CT Mirror “A new report asserts state government could save as much as $260 million per year — and potentially more in the future — by ensuring all service contracts are subjected to competitive bidding. But… Read more »

Connecticut Nonprofit CEO: Republican Tax Bill Is “Perfect Storm” For Nonprofits

Connecticut Nonprofit CEO: Republican Tax Bill Is “Perfect Storm” For Nonprofits By Frankie Graziano | December 20, 2017 “When you file your 2018 income taxes, you might notice that the standard deduction has essentially doubled. Exemptions will likely be eliminated and in its place, you might see a larger tax credit per dependent claimed. But… Read more »