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The Alliance is a proactive force in Connecticut, anticipating the challenges and opportunities the nonprofit sector faces. We develop and distribute budget analyses, legislative updates, fact sheets and policy research. The Alliance tracks and analyzes hundreds of bills throughout each legislative session, we provide public testimony on bills of importance to nonprofits. We are a trusted source of information for the media.

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Statement on the on the biennial budget

Statement from Gian Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, on the biennial budget approved on Wednesday: "The biennial budget approved yesterday includes significant...

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Widespread Support for Community Nonprofits in Poll of CT Voters

An overwhelming majority of voters across the demographic, geographic and ideological divides consider services provided by CT Community Nonprofit Alliance members important to towns and cities like theirs, and should be funded as such by the state of Connecticut, acccording to polling conducted for the Alliance in late March by Change Research.
The poll results below show the Alliance’s proposal, which would restore $461 million in funding by 2026, with about half paid for by the federal government, and indexing future funding to inflation,  is supported by 76% of voters (43% strongly support), including majorities of Democrats, independent and Republican voters.


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