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 »

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Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO, CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s proposed budget:

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO, CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s proposed budget: February 5, 2018 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “The Alliance applauds the Governor’s proposal to increase emergency placements for people with developmental disabilities; and the conversion of more state-operated DDS group homes and moving of some behavioral health programs to… Read more »

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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 »

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Statement regarding the December 13th Deficit Mitigation Plan

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on on the governor’s Deficit Mitigation Plan: December 13, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Yet again Connecticut faces a budget shortfall, there are more deficits projected for the coming years, and there is no end in sight. Whether it’s now or a year… Read more »

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Statement Regarding Budget Reductions Announced Today

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on budget reductions announced today by the Governor’s office: November 17, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “The human service spending cuts announced today by Governor Malloy come after more than a decade of underfunding of Connecticut’s community nonprofits and repeated budget reductions in… Read more »

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Federal Tax Reform Proposals Would Devastate Connecticut’s Community-based Nonprofits

NEWS RELEASE Federal Tax Reform Proposals Would Devastate Connecticut’s Community-based Nonprofits Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 (Hartford, CT) — CT Community Nonprofit Alliance has significant concerns about the impact of proposed changes in the federal tax code, now under consideration in the U.S. House and Senate, Alliance President & CEO Gian-Carl Casa said today. Specifically, the… Read more »

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WFSB: Mother speaks out about budget cuts impacting group homes

Mother speaks out about budget cuts impacting group homes Posted: Nov 14, 2017 WFSB 3 Connecticut HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The mother of a disabled son is voicing her concern over budget cuts. Lois Nitch’s son Andrew has been in a group home for 30 years, and now the home has closed. Oak Hill is… Read more »

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Statement on Governor’s Signing of FY18-19 State Budget

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance on the Governor’s signing of the FY18-19 state budget: October 31, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “It is an enormous relief that the Governor has signed the budget and ended four months of debilitating uncertainty for Connecticut’s nonprofits. Our members have been underfunded… Read more »

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Statement on final legislative approval of the FY 18/19 state budget

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on final legislative approval of the FY 18/19 state budget: October 26, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “Today’s votes by the Senate and House on a state budget end months of fiscal uncertainty for community based providers and the half-million people who rely… Read more »

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Statement regarding Governor Malloy’s Latest Budget Proposal

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on Governor Malloy’s budget proposal and ongoing budget negotiations: October 16, 2017 Contact: Patty McQueen 860-985-3533 “We appreciate that the Governor and legislative leaders continue to work towards a budget agreement. “We hope that a final agreement is close and that the state’s… Read more »

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