Yearly Archives: 2012

What Happens When Philanthropy Works Together? Part II

December 18, 2012

"Without data that could be monitored over time, how could those interested in improving the health of Connecticut residents track progress or measure success?" I and my co-author, Alyse Sabina of the Aetna … More »

In the News: Coping with CT Shootings: Experts say Routine is Powerful Medicine

December 17, 2012

"We are all stressing out to figure out how to do this: 'How do I talk to my child about this? How do we process this as family?' I would urge any parent to seek that counsel out." In the wake of the … More »

The Year of Access

December 13, 2012

Today's guest blog was written by Aldon Hynes, Social Media Manager for Community Health Center, Inc. (a grantee of the foundation). Aldon is a participant in the Class of '13 Leadership Fellows. Recently, … More »

Carol’s Corner: Workplace Advice

December 7, 2012

Today's post was written by Carol Pollack, Vice President of Finance & Operations. In the course of my various readings this last month I have come across some good advice I’d like to pass along. … More »

Sustainable Health Care Reforms Will Require Systems-Level Changes

December 4, 2012

Today's guest post was written by Ignatius Bau, consultant to the Connecticut Health Foundation. You can learn more about him here . In all the debates and rhetoric about health care reform, one may not … More »

AIDS: Can We Win the “Winnable” Battle?

November 29, 2012

This article, dated 11 26 12, originally appeared on the Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA) website as " CPHA Board Member, Elaine O’Keefe, Comments on the AIDS Epidemic… " article used with … More »

Nancy Nolan, Jetsetter, Shares Photos from Turkey

November 21, 2012

She's ridden on camels, in hot air balloons, eaten in the oldest pub in Scotland, sailed on the Nile, and visited the Temple of Poseidon. Who? Why, our resident grants manager and Health Leadership Fellows … More »

Diversity of Culture and Thought in Philanthropy

November 16, 2012

This week has been National Philanthropy Week. We had wanted to start off the week with this video of the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) Board Chairman, Sanford ("Sandy") Cloud, Jr., and technical … More »

Carol’s Corner: Boards, Fundraising, and Kindness in the Age of Technology

November 9, 2012

From Jenn: If there’s a thoughtful article on the topic of finance and or operations, Carol Pollack has read it. When I started asking staff to share with me things they had read, Carol was the most … More »

Harnessing Empathy In My New Role

November 8, 2012

Today's post was written by the Vice President of Policy & Communications, Elizabeth Krause. In June, after the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s annual meeting exploring “widespread … More »