The ZOOM Foundation Public Policy Fellowship is designed to develop a sustainable public service leadership pipeline in Connecticut by providing action learning opportunities and leadership development training that empowers emerging leaders to contribute meaningfully to Connecticut’s public policy.
For Waterford native Katie Magboo, a 2005 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Connecticut who […]
The Hartford has committed $1.4 million to the AARP Foundation to extend the Foundation’s Back to Work 50+ initiative to help low-income older adults assess opportunities to become entrepreneurs and create microenterprises. The three-year sponsorship, which broadens The Hartford’s long-standing relationship with AARP, is part of The Hartford’s national philanthropic program. Communities with HART aims […]
At the beginning of this month, there were 1,467 individuals registered for organ transplants in Connecticut, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Organ Procurement and Transplant Network. The longest list was for a kidney transplant, with 1,259 names. In addition the transplant waiting lists included 159 people seeking a liver […]
by Katrina Olson
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced in April 2015 proposed changes to reporting for nonprofit organizations nationwide and will impact the approximately 13,340 nonprofits currently registered with the State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection. The proposal represents the first major overhaul of nonprofit reporting requirements in more than two decades.
New Haven-based Prometheus Research will be receiving one million dollars in additional support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and health-focused private philanthropies for their work developing open-source integrated registry software and related clinical research informatics data standards.
“The ability to use a single integrated registry platform for both observational and interventional research projects […]
The top ranked hospitals in Connecticut were Yale-New Haven Hospital, Hartford Hospital, and Danbury Hospital, followed by Greenwich Hospital, Middlesex Hospital, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Waterbury Hospital and St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport. That is the status in the annual U.S. News and World Report ranking of the nation’s best hospitals, […]
There appears to be no shortage of outstanding young professionals in Connecticut, as a glimpse at business publications this month clearly shows.
Hartford Business Journal has named “the 40 best young professionals in Greater Hartford,” and Fairfield County Business Journal has honored its top choices, with their annual 40 Under 40 Awards recognizing emerging business […]
Nearly one-in-five potential first-time home buyers nationwide are actively looking to buy and nearly two-thirds would like to provide a sizable down payment of 20 percent or more. Nearly two-thirds, 62 percent, of potential first-time home buyers think they will purchase a home within the next two years. Among millennial survey respondents, this number is […]
Four Connecticut companies – Dymotek of Ellington, Jonal Laboratories, Inc. of Meriden, Mutualink of Wallingford and Proton OnSite of Wallingford – were among 26 companies nationwide to receive the President’s “E” Award for Exports, as determined by the U.S. Department of Commerce. In addition, Stamford-based Finacity Corporation and Hartford-based law firm Shipman and Goodwin […]
by Nicole Lindsay and Meghan Lowney
We have the great privilege of supporting the development of rising social change leaders in Connecticut. Through our leadership programs and in conversations with individual leaders over the years, we’ve listened and learned. It’s clear that rising leaders are passionate about social change and want to have greater impact. […]
Connecticut’s top 20 suburbs to raise a family are led by the Fairfield County communities of Darien, Weston, New Canaan, Westport, and Wilton, taking the first five slots. Rounding out the top 10 were Simsbury, Cheshire, Glastonbury, Madison, and Easton, according to the website Niche. Also reaching the top 20 were Monroe, Avon, Farmington, Middlebury, […]
Older adults living in Delaware have the largest well-being advantage relative to the overall state population, followed closely by Oregon, Iowa, New Hampshire, Michigan and Connecticut. A new state-by-state comparison examines the comparative well-being of Americans age 55 and older, and reveals that, nationally, people in that age category have higher well-being than the rest of […]
One-third of Hartford’s population is Puerto Rican, making it the 4th highest percentage of Puerto Rican people in the continental United States. But the rapidly increasing diversity of the state’s Capitol City, and the region that surrounds it, only begins there – as do the linguistic and workforce challenges.
It is a once-a-decade event that will feature the President of the United States and other senior administration officials. The White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA), first held a half-century ago and a key driver of federal policy towards the nation’s seniors, will be a conference reliant on digital technology befitting 2015.
Rather than having […]
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