WNPR

non-profits

moodboard / Thinkstock

Governor Dannel Malloy’s latest executive order restores $40 million in funding to non-profit providers of state services. 

Photo Phiend flickr.com/photos/photophiend/6045162955 / Creative Commons

Nonprofits that provide social services for the state of Connecticut are trying to calculate the cost of the current budget impasse. Some say they’ll be scaling back or even closing facilities. 

Ryan Caron King / WNPR

Twenty-first century technology has made its way onto a 19th-century building in Hamden. WNPR recently visited the headquarters of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, which just installed solar panels on its office.

Ryan Caron King / NENC

One cold night late in November, Hartford police officers Joe Walsh and K9 officer Alfredo Pizarro called in a 10-27, a community service call, from Bushnell Park.

Ryan Caron King / WNPR

Over the last week or so, your inbox and mailbox has been filling with requests for donations from non-profit organizations. Oxfam International, Doctors Without Borders, your local food bank, and homeless shelter all depend on year-end generosity to meet their budgets.

Sujata Srinivasan

Connecticut’s Department of Developmental Services says it will cut 605 positions, as it seeks to privatize some of its functions. Commissioner Morna Murray wrote to the Office of Policy and Management this week saying the cuts are necessary to save the department $48.6 million in this fiscal year, and $69.3 million next year. 

Ryan Caron King / WNPR

When state governments  -- in Maine, Utah, and elsewhere  -- want to learn about ending homelessness, they often look to Connecticut.

Diane Orson / WNPR

It's commencement time at colleges and universities nationwide and many graduates are asking themselves: what’s next?

John Schiller / Creative Commons

When we last looked in on the Hartford Symphony Orchestra a little more than three months ago, the management and players had just settled on a new four-year contract.

Jackie Filson / WNPR

Protein Sciences, the Meriden-based vaccine maker, is setting its sights on the Zika virus. 

Anton Zelenov / Creative Commons

A group of young baseball players from West Hartford are in Cuba for a week to play baseball and distribute supplies in the town of Holguin. 

The executive director of the Beacon-based non-profit Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has resigned. His resignation comes just one week after Clearwater announced it was cancelling its annual music festival.

Ryan Caron King / WNPR

Earlier this month, the Partnership for Strong Communities released its annual report on housing access and affordability in Connecticut. This hour, we find out what it tells us about local housing conditions -- including efforts to end homelessness and increase affordable housing supply across the state. 

AmistadVoyages.org / Amistad America

A Connecticut judge has ended state receivership over the Amistad schooner and dissolved the embattled organization that had operated the vessel.

Stephanie Riefe / WNPR

Actor Kevin Bacon, who's currently performing in “Rear Window” at Hartford Stage, took time on Wednesday to bring awareness to a culinary job training program in Hartford's community.

Pages