According to the National Council of Nonprofits, if the nonprofit sector were a country, it would have the seventh largest economy in the world. During ‘CT Nonprofits Week at the Capitol,’ the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits (CT Nonprofits) seeks to illuminate the fact that nonprofits are an essential component of the community and economy, providing much needed services while keeping costs to a minimum and creating jobs.
If the 2008 election was about hope and change, the 2010 midterm campaign, judging by its direct mail, was mostly focused on anger. That's the most obvious takeaway based on a review of the fundraising appeals and campaign fliers that we've seen during the year. Whether directed at President Obama, or at congressional leaders Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, this emotional touchpoint dominated political mail like it hasn't since the days of Bill Clinton.
July 15, 2009, The Providence Journal — In a move to cut costs and consolidate services, Planned Parenthood organizations in Rhode Island and Connecticut will merge this summer.
ATLANTA, GA, June 4, 2009 — Call2Recycle®, the nation's most successful rechargeable battery and cell phone recycling program, today announced the appointment of Todd Ellis to regional account manager for the Northeast. In this capacity, Mr. Ellis will work with Call2Recycle retailers, businesses and communities in Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, DC to maximize the collection and recycling of batteries.
RICHMOND, Va., June 2, 2009, The Associated Press — Free health clinics in 14 states are getting financial help from Dominion Resources Inc.
WASHINGTON, DC, April 14, 2009 — The X PRIZE Foundation, a nonprofit organization that drives innovation through large incentive competitions, in collaboration with the WellPoint Foundation, one of the nation's largest private foundations, and WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), the nation's largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership, announced today the initial competition design for a $10M+ Healthcare X PRIZE.