Nonprofit Providers Make the Case for More Funding

The CT Community Nonprofit Alliance meets with lawmakers in Hartford. Photo credit: Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie

Some providers told lawmakers that they have struggled to retain employees willing to work demanding and stressful jobs, often for around $17 an hour and with uncertain future prospects.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Connecticut nonprofit providers painted a dire picture of their staffing situations Wednesday, as they began to make the case that lawmakers should approve more state funding to support their operations during the legislative session that begins next month.

More than two dozen nonprofit leaders crowded around a group of conference tables in the multipurpose room of Hartford’s NEAT Center at Oak Hill, where they took turns articulating the need for bolstered state funding for the community-based organizations that provide social safety net programs that were once offered by state government.

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