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Contacting your local legislators builds relationships and increases the likelihood of success. Please use the tools below to send your legislators an email with important information about The Alliance’s legislative priorities or to lookup your legislators by entering your address.

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Stronger Together

The Alliance is the strong, persistent, and unified voice for the hundreds of community nonprofit organizations we represent. Together we make change and increase nonprofits’ influence through our unrelenting advocacy.

The Alliance speaks collectively and forcefully, providing members with a consistent presence at the State Capitol. We advocate on members’ behalf to protect critical funding sources and to advance funding initiatives and public policy. We are a reliable resource of information to the Connecticut General Assembly, government agencies and the public, building important relationships that are vital to assert influence when it matters most.

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A Voice in Washington, DC

Reports and Publications

Analyze

Distributes regular and timely budget analyses, legislative updates, fact sheets, talking points, policy research, and more.

Organize

Organizes hundreds of nonprofits and the people they serve to attend advocacy days, press conferences, and statewide nonprofit rallies.

Advocate

Advocates successfully for the priorities of nonprofits in Connecticut, with a team of seven registered lobbyists.

Influence

We lend a powerful, collective voice to nonprofits, enhancing their capacity to build healthy and culturally rich communities.

Connect

Facilitating relationship building between nonprofits and state and federal policy-makers

Testify

Tracks and analyzes hundreds of bills from introduction to conclusion and testifies on legislation that has significant impact on nonprofits.

Legistlative Testimony

The Alliance monitors and tracks hundreds of proposals throughout the legislative session. We provide testimony on priority legislation as well as the information, analysis and resources for members to do the same. We will work with members to help their staff, clients or Board members testify at public hearings.

The Alliance | Stronger Together

Our membership is more than 300 nonprofits strong and growing. Together, nonprofits deliver essential services to more than half a million people each year and employ almost 14% of Connecticut’s workforce.

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Act Now! Contact Your Legislator

Tell legislators to add $461 million to community nonprofits! Email your legislators today to ask that they increase funding for community nonprofits by $461 million over five years.

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