Connecticut nonprofits cutting staff, services in pandemic as revenue from services plunges despite uptick in contributions

In many cases, Connecticut community nonprofits are “still struggling to get through this crisis,” said Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of The Allliance, an organization representing hundreds of nonprofits.


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Lamont is guarding reserves for recession to come. Critics say he’s prioritizing austerity over COVID response

Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, said the two forms of assistance aren’t remotely related.

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Republicans, nonprofits clash with Lamont administration over federal funding; Lamont says officials are working to resolve the issue

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State Will Limit Coronavirus Relief To Nonprofits

Gian Carl Casa, president and CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, said that for the organizations who received PPP loans, there were limits on what the funds could pay for.

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Nonprofit theaters see revenues evaporate as they wait for reopening guidance

The pandemic has hit pretty much all nonprofits in the state, but arts organizations are in a particularly precarious position, said Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance.

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Nonprofits: Lamont has not delivered promised PPE

Since the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance warned April 21 that agencies were approaching financial collapse — partly from having to buy personal protective equipment (PPE) at inflated prices — most “have gotten little or nothing” from state...

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State faces ‘sobering’ budget holes from coronavirus

In response, Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of the CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, warned that many of the dozens of member organization have suffered serious financial setbacks in the pandemic and warned that reductions in state support next...

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Nonprofits say state funding boost would save taxpayers money

The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance, a group of about 600 organizations across the state that rely on government funding, has said its agencies are collectively $462 million in the hole every year due to stagnant state funding and inflationary...

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CT organizations respond to Gov. Lamont’s State of the State address

Statement from Gian-Carl Casa, President & CEO of CT Community Nonprofit Alliance:

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Nonprofits reframe their big ask, seek a share of future budget windfalls

The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance asked Thursday for a share of projected future budget surpluses — more than $460 million over the next five years — to mitigate more than a decade of under-funding.

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