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The Foundation Welcomes New Trustees at Annual Meeting

The Foundation Welcomes New Trustees at Annual Meeting

cfect welcomes new trustees for 2018

Thriving Communities Conversations

Thriving Communities Conversations

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut hosts series of community conversations

Empowering Our Youth: Latest grants in action

Empowering Our Youth: Latest grants in action

Site visits with grant recipients reveal great work with Eastern Connecticut young people

At second community conversation, adults will do the listening

At second community conversation, adults will do the listening

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut will host “Thriving Communities: Are We Hearing the Voices of Our young People?" beginning at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 17, at Kelly Middle School, 25 Mahan Drive, Norwich.

Foundation Tops Grant-making Record for 2017 Spring Cycle

Foundation Tops Grant-making Record for 2017 Spring Cycle

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut has issued its latest round of charitable grants totaling $1,756,770, an increase of 23% over last year’s grants made through the same cycles.

More on the

More on the "Thriving Communities Conversations"

The discussion of the role of the arts in a thriving community begins with the question, 'Do the Arts Matter?'

Foundation Launches Series of Community Conversations

Foundation Launches Series of Community Conversations

The “Thriving Communities” series of four public conversations in 2017 will offer safe, civil discourse that encourages contrasting points of view, requires respectful listening and results in new understanding.

CCP Confirms Board Leadership and Elects New Members

CCP Confirms Board Leadership and Elects New Members

At the March meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) Board confirmed board leadership through March 2018 and elected three new board members

The Community Foundation joins Planned Parenthood in honoring Judy Tabar

The Community Foundation joins Planned Parenthood in honoring Judy Tabar

CFECT President and CEO Maryam Elahi joined Planned Parenthood supporters on March 8

Janvrin sisters’ legacy leaves $8 million each to two community foundations.

Janvrin sisters’ legacy leaves $8 million each to two community foundations.

$8 million gift to the community foundation of eastern ct to Benefit Birds, Animals, and the Environment

Town of Pomfret partners with Foundation for benefit of its library

Seven funds, totaling more than $200,000, will be managed as agency endowments to support the Pomfret Public Library.

Avalonia Land Conservancy creates endowment to support its mission in perpetuity

Avalonia Land Conservancy, Inc., a land trust dedicated to conservation via acquisition of natural areas, has created a $50,000 fund to benefit its open space and habitat preservation efforts.

Real estate gift creates the Powers Family Fund

When the Powers Family decided that a condo they owned in Ledyard was no longer an investment they needed, Mark and Maura approached the Community Foundation about gifting the property to fund a permanently endowed donor advised fund.

Events

 

7.24.18: Management (and Mismanagement) of Trust Assets

7.24.18: Management (and Mismanagement) of Trust Assets

teleconference for professional advisors

6.26.18: Ethics Issues Facing Trusts and Estates Practitioners

6.26.18: Ethics Issues Facing Trusts and Estates Practitioners

teleconference for professional advisors

5.22.18: Engaging the Next Generation of Estate Planning Clients

5.22.18: Engaging the Next Generation of Estate Planning Clients

teleconference for professional advisors

1.23.18: Designing Estate Plans to Withstand Challenges

1.23.18: Designing Estate Plans to Withstand Challenges

conference for professional advisors

12.12.17: Best Practices in Financial Planning for NPOs

12.12.17: Best Practices in Financial Planning for NPOs

nonprofit workshop sponsored by chamber of commerce of ect and community foundation of eastern ct

11.7.17: Protecting Beneficiaries From Themselves and Others

11.7.17: Protecting Beneficiaries From Themselves and Others

Cannon Estate Planning Teleconference Series

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