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Alliance Survey: Connecticut Nonprofits Meet COVID Challenges; Face Daunting Financial Future

(Hartford, CT) – The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, which represents hundreds of human service and arts & culture nonprofit organizations across the state, today released a survey that shows members have scrambled to meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, but will face significant difficulties staying in business without funding commitments from the state and… Read more »


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CT Post: With Congress stalled-out on aid, CT non-profits need $22 million quickly

Gov. Ned Lamont on Monday said that he believes the $125 million in federal coronavirus relief funding that he set aside for the state’s nonprofit social service providers is enough to get them through the calendar year. But a coalition of the service agencies on Monday sent the governor a request for $22 million to… Read more »


CT Mirror: Lawmakers eye higher ed, nonprofits for state bailout as COVID continues

As the pandemic continues to inflict broad economic damage in Connecticut at the same time the state’s financial forecast appears, conversely, to be improving, Gov. Ned Lamont could face growing pressure to do something he’s so far resisted — spend more state dollars. Lawmakers who drive decisions about state spending are increasingly concerned about the… Read more »


NBC-CT: CT Nonprofits Adapting, But Need Additional Support During COVID-19 Crisis

Food insecurity, job loss, virtual learning: it’s been a brutal couple of months in Connecticut and beyond. The coronavirus crisis is also taking a toll on nonprofits around our state. In June and July, 258 Connecticut nonprofits took a survey focusing on the challenges they face during the pandemic. The results were concerning. The Alliance,… Read more »


CT Mirror: CT nonprofits scrambling to stay afloat during COVID, survey finds

A new survey showed Connecticut’s nonprofits scrambling to stay afloat in the pandemic, with two-thirds having cut services and one in five unsure if they can meet payroll. The analysis, prepared for the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, also found that 67% of organizations were unable to hold fundraising activities while others face declining donations or… Read more »


Hartford Business Journal: Nonprofits feeling bottom-line squeeze

Visitors to The Open Hearth men’s shelter in Hartford’s South End typically get the full tour, meeting residents and staff and stopping by the cafeteria, laundry and job center. “I wanted people to come in to meet our clients, kind of dispel the myth of what a man is who is experiencing homelessness,” said Marilyn… Read more »