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Alan Oyugi, entrepreneur and charity sponsor, dies at 56

Oyugi focused his business skills in the transportation, logistics and renewable energy industries.

Westchester County Association forms group for post-pandemic recovery

Although there still is no definitive time line for the reopening of Westchester County businesses, an effort to help lay the groundwork for economic...

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation launches COVID-19 fund

The fund is not designed to provide direct aid to individuals and families.

Alyzza C. Ozer applies business management techniques to Boys &...

“Nonprofits and philanthropy are businesses,” Alyzza C. Ozer said.

Google says CT reaped $5.43B in economic activity from its search...

Connecticut ranked 15th for total economic impact driven by Google's services.

Fairfield County’s Giving Day raises record $1.71M for 415 local nonprofits

Curtain Call topped the list of participating nonprofits with $135,515 from 1,045 gifts and prizes.

Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary turns 60

Originally created as a volunteer group consisting of the wives of the hospital’s physicians, today’s auxiliary encompasses more than 200 men and women with various connections to the facility.

Connecticut’s credit unions soldier on despite challenges

"We are studying how distributed ledger and blockchain may help members’ identities be better protected," said Jill Nowacki of the Credit Union League of Connecticut.

Junior Achievement chapters merge into new entity

“Merging these two offices will allow us to be more efficient and increase our impact in the local communities,” said Berandine Venditto, president of the new JAGFC.

Newman’s Own Foundation puts new focus on Native American nutritional health

"Too little attention has been paid to the Native American population and organizations," said Bob Forrester, president and CEO of Newman's Own Foundation.

Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2018 Event Raises $1.4M

“When you can raise over $1 million in 24 hours for area nonprofits, it is a very good day," Fairfield County’s Community Foundation President and CEO Juanita James said.

The Kennedy Center CEO criticizes regulatory burdens on nonprofits’ budgets

“We’re spending about $300,000 a year on four unfunded mandates,” said CEO Rick Sebastian. “These are mandates that do absolutely nothing for families."

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation readies for March 1 Giving Day

The 24-hour event kicks off at midnight on March 1 and encourages donations of as little as $10 to nonprofits serving the social, economic, educational and cultural needs of the region.

Tax law creates problem for Newman’s Own Foundation

Bob Forrester, president and CEO of the Newman’s Own Foundation, said that it would be extremely difficult to sell the food company to a third party because of its mission of donating all of its profits to charitable works.

Connecticut Television Network ends broadcasting

On the air since 1999, the commercial-free network cited severe budget cuts and attempts at editorial control by legislators for its decision.