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Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is an association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy for the public good. CCP is dedicated to providing its members with the highest quality programs, resources and services, networking opportunities, and insight and news about grantmaking and philanthropy. CCP membership is open to foundations (private, corporate, community), business and corporate giving programs, federated funds, bank trusts, donor-advised funds and individual philanthropists. Associate & Professional Membership in CCP is open to professionals and organizations serving the philanthropic sector.

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How Nonprofits Can and Should Approach Machine Learning and AI

Article | May 26, 2020

Nonprofits can learn a lot about technology, operations, and more from companies in the for-profit sector. One technology that has been gaining popularity among c-level executives is machine learning and its contributions to modern Artificial Intelligence (AI). Since true AI — the ability for computers to process unstructured data, form conclusions, and take action — is not yet on the horizon of possibilities, machine learning models have become synonymous with AI.

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How association leaders can bust myths about nonprofits

Article | March 15, 2020

The nonprofit world has a certain reputation: slow-moving, low-paying, and providing little room for advancement. And a report last month from Nonprofit HR shows that the conventional wisdom is persistent. A survey of more than 1,000 workers in both nonprofits and for-profits found that half of them would be seeking work in the next five years, and that 23 percent of those wouldn’t consider work at nonprofit. Among the most common reasons given for that were the low pay, lack of advancement opportunities, and a sense that nonprofits are “not well-run businesses.” Time for everybody in nonprofitdom to do another walk of shame.

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This Nonprofit Is Taking Unused Food From Events Canceled Due to Coronavirus & Giving It to Those in Need

Article | March 17, 2020

In roughly 24 hours, the non-profit organization Musically Fed turned 7,000 pounds of food intended for events at Staples Center in Los Angeles into 24,000 meals for shelters and missions across the city. The organization, which has been in operation for five years, was informed last Thursday that Manny Slomovits, executive chef for Levy at Staples Center, needed to unload perishable food after the arena was forced to cancel events due to the spread of the coronavirus in Los Angeles County. By Friday, 12 pallets of food had been delivered to the Midnight Mission and Los Angeles Mission located near Skid Row. The food was not only delivered and dispersed, but presented in a fashion rarely seen by those facing food insecurity.

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2020 marketing trends for non-profit organisations

Article | March 2, 2020

As many of you reading this will know, Marcomedia was founded on our expertise in the non-profit sector and we have a long, proud history of delivering design, print and web to charities, the public sector and non-profit organisations – as well as spotting trends. So, here are our tips for non-profit marketing in 2020.

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Connecticut Council for Philanthropy

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy is an association of grantmakers committed to promoting and supporting effective philanthropy for the public good. CCP is dedicated to providing its members with the highest quality programs, resources and services, networking opportunities, and insight and news about grantmaking and philanthropy. CCP membership is open to foundations (private, corporate, community), business and corporate giving programs, federated funds, bank trusts, donor-advised funds and individual philanthropists. Associate & Professional Membership in CCP is open to professionals and organizations serving the philanthropic sector.

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