Girl Scouts of Connecticut
340 Washington St
Hartford CT 06106
Contact Information
Address 340 Washington St
Hartford, CT 06106-
Telephone (860) 522-0163 x
Fax 860-548-0325
E-mail general@gsofct.org
Web and Social Media
Mission

We are Girl Scouts of Connecticut.

We’re more than 47,000 members strong – nearly 32,000 girls and over 15,000 adults – who believe that every girl can change the world.

We’re part of a sisterhood of 2.6 million strong around the globe—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit gsofct.org.

At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 1965
Former Names
Girl Scouts of Housatonic Council
Girl Scouts Connecticut Trails Council
Connecticut Valley Girl Scouts Council
Girl Scout Council of Northwestern Connecticut
Girl SCout Council of Southwestern Connecticut
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years Yes
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Mary J. Barneby
Board Chair Patricia Bowen
Board Chair Company Affiliation UConn School of Scoial Work
Financial Summary
 
Projected Revenue $9,849,982.00
Projected Expenses $9,849,982.00
Statements
Mission

We are Girl Scouts of Connecticut.

We’re more than 47,000 members strong – nearly 32,000 girls and over 15,000 adults – who believe that every girl can change the world.

We’re part of a sisterhood of 2.6 million strong around the globe—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit gsofct.org.

Background

It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Girl Scouts’ founder Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low, who believed in the power of every girl. She organized the first Girl Scout troop on March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, and every year since, we've made her vision a reality, helping girls discover their strengths, passions, and talents.

Girl Scouts of Connecticut (GSOFCT) was formed in 2007 with the merger of five councils. We have five service centers and 13 outdoor activity sites across Connecticut. In our last program year, we served 31,944 girl and 15,534 adult members. Since 1912, we have provided Girl Scouting to over a million girls and young women throughout the state. Our more than 100 years of being fully-focused on, and responsive to, girls' interests and needs sets us apart from other organizations serving girls.

 

The Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) is the framework for what girls do in Girl Scouting, how they do it, and how they will benefit. The GSLE is built on three core implementation strategies, or processes, that support girls’ leadership development: girl led, cooperative learning, and learning by doing. Girl Scout activities are designed to help girls gain specific knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and values in support of the Girl Scout mission. A girl will:

Discover her special skills and talents, find the confidence to set challenging goals for herself, and strive to live by her values. This includes being proud of where she came from as well as where she's going.

Connect with others, which means she learns how to work with others, communicate to solve conflicts, and have healthy relationships. These skills help her in school right now and prepare her for any career she chooses in the future.

Take Action and make the world a better place, learning a great deal about her community and the world along the way.

Girl Scouting is available through a variety of pathways designed to match girls’ interests and availability. In addition to troops that meet regularly, we offer scheduled events, series programs, special interest groups, camp experiences, and travel opportunities on a local and statewide basis.

Impact

GSOFCT’s high-quality programs and services are providing girls of all ages and backgrounds with the necessary skills and support they need to achieve success and build upon the strengths of our community. In 2016, we provided financial assistance to over 7,000 girls so that they could participate in Girl Scouting. The vast majority of these girls were in urban, under-resourced communities who would not otherwise have access to the positive, life-affirming activities available through Girl Scouts.

 We completed:

*a Strategic Plan engaging key stakeholders in the process

*conversion to online membership registration reducing staff time and increasing responsiveness to members.

*development of a Long Range Property Strategy for our outdoor properties to better meet the needs of our members.

*a celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Girl Scout Gold Award

Looking forward, exciting things are happening at Girl Scouts of Connecticut, including a three-year transition in joining other Girl Scout councils across the country in adopting the new business model, Customer Engagement Initiative, also referred to as CEI. With the help of CEI, we will dramatically improve the volunteer experience and transform the overall way we deliver our support and programming, making the back-office business of volunteer support more efficient, and allowing the council to spend more time recruiting, retaining, and serving an increasing number of volunteers and girl members. We are thrilled to embark on this incredible journey and make Girl Scouts of Connecticut the best organization it can be!
Needs
Girl Scouts of Connecticut always has a need for volunteers to help run its program and activities, in particular to lead troops in under-resourced areas of the state. Training and staff support is provided to help ensure a fulfilling experience. Episodic volunteer opportunities are also available to meet the level of a volunteer's time commitment.
 
It is a constant battle to remain current with technology. We have a need for tablet computers that can be usde in the field to improve volunteer and program support and collect program impact data.
 
We need funding to launch the Customer Engagement Initiative and also support the Long Range Property Plan's development of our camps.
 
Marketing and media support can help us raise the profile of the organization and reach more girls.
   
 
CEO Statement
  I am proud to serve as CEO of Girl Scouts of Connecticut after 30+ years as a senior woman leader in the private sector and a Girl Scout in my youth. Our organization is the largest and most effective girl leadership program in the state, serving 47,000 girls in grades K-12 and nearly 20,000 volunteers.  While we are known for cookie sales, we offer so much more in the way of leadership training and critical programming relevant to the issues facing today’s girls. 

While supporting our traditional troops, we have targeted underserved populations of girls, delivering our programming to them in schools, community centers, and other non- traditional venues through community-based partnerships. We address girl-to-girl bullying, positive body image and healthy lifestyles and offer girls hands on experience in STEM and outdoor programs.  College Pathways helps to prepare teenage girls for the process of applying to college and receiving financial aid, through educational sessions for them and their families and college visits.  Our Girl Scout Gold Award rivals the coveted Boy Scout Eagle Scout Award, permitting our most senior members the opportunity to leave a lasting and meaningful impact on their communities.  A good percentage of the money from cookie sales goes directly back to the Girl Scouts who sell them, and in many cases these girls use the proceeds to complete a project to benefit their local community.  In the State, we ship over 125,000 boxes of cookies to veterans, active soldiers and other first responders through our Cookies for Heroes program.

 We know that Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.  Studies conducted by our national organization demonstrate the discernible positive impact of Girl Scouting on academic success, as well as on the lifestyles girls will lead as successful adult women.

 One of the challenges facing Girl Scouting today is that we are the best girls’ leadership organization that no one recognizes as such.  We have celebrated more than 100 years of success. Our future lies in telling our leadership story and delivering Girl Scouting to any girl who wants to be a Girl Scout, in a way that complements her lifestyle and the community where she lives.  Girl Scouting is here to stay and it has significant relevance in our efforts to get our girls to where they want to be in life.

 Finally, I want to say that we are an incredibly fiscally responsible organization with strong governance.  Our staff lives by the values of our mission; we put mission before all else.

Board Chair Statement

Girl Scouting has been available to girls in Connecticut since 1912 when the first Girl Scout council chartered by Girl Scouts of the USA was established in Litchfield County.   Since that time, Girl Scouting has grown considerably in our state. Today, we serve 32,000 girls in virtually every Connecticut town and are blessed with 16,000 adult members, nearly 70% of them engaged as active volunteers.

Despite all the progress we have made to build a stronger and more sustainable organization, we face a number of challenges that could affect our future growth and prosperity:

·         Membership in Girl Scouting here in Connecticut and across the country has been in decline; in Connecticut at about a 3-6% rate each year. Part of the reason is because girls have more after school choices and in part because we have more girls wanting to be Girl Scouts than we have available volunteers.   We have also have underinvested in technology and other infrastructure enhancements to make it easier for our volunteers to “do business” with us. We are addressing these issues through our Customer Engagement Initiative, a transformational program that will span the next three years to bring meaningful improvements to the service we offer our volunteers.

·         Ensuring that we have an active and engaged Board is critical to our overall success. We must consistently evaluate the contributions of our Board and improve our governance to make sure that we have the right leadership.

·         Succession planning for Board and key staff are critical ongoing concerns.

·         Historically, we have not invested enough to provide sufficient impact analysis of our programs. Over the past two years we have worked to improve our capacity for program assessment, participating in building evaluation capacity trainings offered by Hartford Foundation for Public and hiring a full time Program Assessment Professional.

·         To enable parents and girls to better understand the value of Girl Scouting today, we are working on messaging to demonstrate the value of participation; sharing with our stakeholders research-based evidence on the impact that Girl Scouting has on girls.

·         Like any non profit, we continuous seek ways to diversify our revenue streams. The Girl Scout Cookie Program is a great financial literacy program for girls, and has also been a major source of operating funds. However, we are exploring other channels to support our operations and improve our success in fundraising. This is even more challenging given shifts in corporate funding objectives since the recent recession. Clearly, there is more appetite by corporate and individual donors today for program restricted philanthropy, and we must adapt to that reality.

·         The passion and commitment of our staff are our greatest assets. However, given the high cost of employee benefits and comparable salaries in the region, keeping a well qualified staff in place is a challenge.

An abundance of outdoor property has supported our longstanding focus on the benefit of outdoor programming to build confidence and lifelong skills in our girls. We are in the midst of implementing a Long Range Property Strategy to address the usage needs of our members and maintaining them for quality operations.
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Youth Development / Girls Scouts of the U.S.A
Secondary Organization Category Youth Development /
Areas Served
Ansonia
Bethany
Branford
Cheshire
Derby
East Haven
Guilford
Hamden
Lower Naugatuck Valley
Madison
Milford
New Haven
North Branford
North Haven
Orange
Oxford
Seymour
Shelton
Shoreline
State wide
Wallingford
West Haven
Woodbridge
Other
Girl Scouts of Connecticut serves girls throughout the state of Connecticut.
Programs
Description The Girl Scout Leadership Experience (GSLE) is the framework for what girls do in Girl Scouting, how they do it, and how they will benefit. Girl Scout activities are designed to help them gain specific knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and values. These activities are girl-led, and involve learning by doing and cooperative learning, so girls: Discover her special skills and talents, find the confidence to set challenging goals for herself, and strive to live by her values. Connect with others, learning how to work with others, communicate to solve conflicts, and have healthy relationships. Take Action and make the world a better place.
Population Served Children Only (5 - 14 years) / Adolescents Only (13-19 years) /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.
60% of girls earn badges, awards and recognitions
60% of girls participate in Product Sales programs
90% of girls try new things
5% of girls attend day or resident camp
25% of girls attend council programs, events and series
90% of girls make new friends
70% of girls implement community service projects
70% of girls participate in community-based activities
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.
Girls will lead with courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place:

Girls develop a strong sense of self, develop positive values, gain practical life skills, seek challenges in the world, and develop critical thinking skills.

Girls develop healthy relationships, promote cooperation and team building, can resolve conflicts, advance diversity in a multicultural world, feel connected to their communities, locally and globally.

Girls can identify community needs, are resourceful problem solvers, advocate for themselves and others, locally and globally, educate and inspire others to act, and feel empowered to make a difference in the world.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.
Measurement tools:
The retail sales database tracks sales of badges and recognitions by zip code.
Troop leaders provide regular reports on troop/girl activity. 
A product sales software program records sales data and tracks success against girls’ individual goals. 
The registration database tracks participation in camp, programs and events.
 
 For 100 years, Girl Scout has helped girls develop into strong leaders. Our alumnae are proof of our leadership development program. At any given time, roughly 10 percent of girls are Girl Scouts, yet
  • 80 percent of women business owners were Girl Scouts
  • 69 percent of female U.S. senators were Girl Scouts
  • 67 percent of female members of the House of Representatives were Girl Scouts
  • Virtually every female astronaut who has flown in space was a Girl Scout
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.
Last year, 47,353 Connecticut Girl Scouts performed over 200,000 hours of community service and earned more than 140,000 badges; 57 girls earned the Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting; another 2,000 achieving highest awards for their level of Girl Scouting. Nearly 30,000 girls sold 2.9 million boxes of cookies, with 129,000 donated to the Cookies for Heroes service project.  

"I joined Girl Scouts as a shy six year old who never liked to leave her mother’s side. Girl Scouts has allowed me to become a leader that young girls can look up to. Working as a program aide at my local Girl Scout day camp, I learned crucial skills such as the importance of team work and respecting others. Now, as a high school senior, I feel that I am ready to enter the “real world” and make an impact on its citizens, and I owe it to Girl Scouts for getting me there. A once shy and soft-spoken young girl, Girl Scouts has transformed me into a strong and confident leader."

 

Description Camp is an equal opportunity life changer. It addresses universal childhood needs not specific to a particular racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic group. Camp is a place where girls can ‘practice' growing up by stretching their social, emotional, physical, and cognitive muscles outside the context of their immediate family. While children have fewer opportunities to be outdoors, the camp experience advances the outdoor learning environment. Camp teaches girls how to be active participants, ask questions, ask for help, try new things, and adapt to change. The camp experience translates back in real-world experience, and fosters an ‘I can' attitude.
Population Served / /
Description Essential to our mission is to make Girl Scouting available to any girl in Connecticut who wants to be a Girl Scout. Our Community Based Program enables us to target student populations that are underserved and unable to otherwise participate due to transportation issues, economic barriers, lack of sufficient adult volunteers or other factors. To meet this need, our staff delivers skill specific series programs like STEM, financial literacy, Girlz R.U.L.E.®(positive communication/healthy relationship program ) in schools and other community locations. In 2016, we served nearly 7,000 girls through these programs.
Population Served / /
CEO/Executive Director
Mary J. Barneby
Term Start Oct 2012
Email mbarneby@gsofct.org
Experience
Mary Barneby has demonstrated leadership and a strong commitment to the advancement of others through her successful career in the financial services industry where she has held senior roles for more than 30 years. She has also been an active and enthusiastic volunteer leader in a number of community-based and national nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on the advancement of girls and women.
 
Previously the Head of UBS’ Private Wealth Management office in Stamford,CT, Mary’s team there oversaw more than $6.5 billion in clients’ investment portfolios. During her ten years at UBS, Mary held several leadership roles in the wealth management business, but also was active in the UBS women’s network where she served as national chair for 3 years. During this time, Mary also held volunteer Board positions at Interval House, a Hartford-based charity, DOMUS inStamford CT, the Stamford YMCA and the University of New Haven Board of Governors, where she is Chair of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee. She also was elected recently as Vice President of the Connecticut Women’s Forum, an affiliate of the International Women’s Forum, and serves as its Membership Chair. She is a member of the CT Council for Education Reform, a group dedicated to closing the State’s educational achievement gap in grades K-12.She has served as both a Director and the President of the Financial Women’s Association of New York, a professional organization with more than 1200 members, and remains a committed member of the FWA. In 2008, she was a recipient of the Women's Venture Fund's "Highest Leaf Award" for her efforts as a mentor and role model to other women. She was also recognized by the YWCA of New York in their 37th Annual Women Achiever's Awards.

Mary is a graduate ofNew YorkUniversity and holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance fromFordhamUniversity. She completed post graduate coursework at the Wharton School. 

Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 91
Number of Part Time Staff 5
Number of Volunteers 7659
Number of Contract Staff 0
Staff Retention Rate 85%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 11
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 75
Hispanic/Latino 10
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 3 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 13
Female 83
Unspecified 0
Former CEOs and Terms
NameTerm
Jennifer Smith Turner Oct 2007 - June 2012
Senior Staff
Title Chief Operating Officer
Title Chief Financial Officer
Title Chief Marketing Officer
Title Chief Administrative Officer
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Semi-Annually
Collaborations
Girl Scouts of Connecticut partners with a wide range of organizations to provide programming to girls across the state. These include: municipalities, school districts, community centers, housing developments, YMCA/YWCA, Boys & Girls Club, park and recreation departments, workforce development agencies, businesses, libraries, museums, and more.
Affiliations
AffiliationYear
Valley United Way2001
Connecticut Association of Nonprofits2010
Affiliate/Chapter of National Organization1965
Comments
CEO Comments
GSOFCT has a variety of policies and procedures documents to cover different aspects of its operations, for example Human Resources/Personnel, Volunteer Essentials which incorporates safety practices for anyone working with girls, the Blue Book of documents from Girl Scouts of the USA, as well as Communications Standards.
Board Chair
Patricia Bowen
Company Affiliation UConn School of Scoial Work
Term Apr 2016 to May 2018
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Jennifer Ahern
Dr. Sousan Arafeh
Keshia Ashe
Susan M Brousseau Guilmartin, DiPiro & Sokolowski
Susan Bysiewicz
Aurora Daly Travel Daly
Wendy Elberth Hartford Hospital
Michele Etzel
Erica Evans Gioffre HIMCO
Virginia Giuffré Merrill Lynch
Rhea Grant Student
Leslie Hammond
Kathy Koontz-Tatum Eversource Energy
Andrea Kovacs Albertus Magnus College
Lauren Manafort Manafort Brothers
Evelyn Mantilla
Elizabeth McGovern
Eloisa Melendez City of Norwalk
Margaret Monaco Civic Leader
Adrienne Parkmond The Workplace, Inc.
Olivia Puckett State of Connecticut
Nicole Sandford Deloitte & Touche LP
Pamela Scagliarini Bridgeport Hospital
Sheryl Sleeva
Melanie Valdes Student
Alexis Volpe Student
Corinne Wilklow Student
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 2
Asian American/Pacific Islander 1
Caucasian 19
Hispanic/Latino 3
Native American/American Indian 1
Other 2 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 0
Female 28
Unspecified 0
Risk Management Provisions
Accident and Injury Coverage
Automobile Insurance
Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Blanket Personal Property
Boiler and Machinery
Builders Risk
Business Income
Commercial General Insurance
Commercial General Liability
Commercial General Liability and D and O and Umbrella or Excess and Automobile and Professional
Computer Equipment and Software
Crime Coverage
Directors and Officers Policy
Disability Insurance
Employee Benefits Liability
Employee Dishonesty
Employment Practices Liability
Fiduciary Liability
Flood
General Property Coverage
General Property Coverage and Professional Liability
Improper Sexual Conduct/Sexual Abuse
Inland Marine and Mobile Equipment
Life Insurance
Medical Health Insurance
Professional Liability
Property in Transit and Off Premises
Renter's Insurance
Risk Management Provisions
Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Water Craft and Aircraft
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability
Standing Committees
Board Development / Board Orientation
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Executive
Finance
Audit
Investment
CEO Comments
In addition to the committees listed, there is a Property Committee established to help oversee, manage and conduct long term planning for the Council's outdoor activity sites and service centers.
 
We do not have a separate Youth Board because we have four positions for girl members on our Board of Directors. 
 
The Board Development Committee uses the Board Director Position Description in conjunction with the Decision Matrix that has been provided in its selection process
 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start Oct 01 2016
Fiscal Year End Sept 30 2017
Projected Revenue $9,849,982.00
Projected Expenses $9,849,982.00
Spending Policy Percentage
Percentage (if selected) 5%
Credit Line Yes
Reserve Fund No
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals ChartHelpFinancial data for prior years is entered by foundation staff based on the documents submitted by nonprofit organizations.Foundation staff members enter this information to assure consistency in the presentation of financial data across all organizations.
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Revenue$10,072,663$11,663,068$11,383,301
Total Expenses$11,570,530$11,830,261$12,123,516
Prior Three Years Revenue Sources ChartHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201520142013
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$819,139$773,642$1,019,177
Government Contributions$0$0$0
Federal------
State------
Local------
Unspecified------
Individual Contributions$277,881$266,625$295,923
------
$2,129,847$2,118,899$1,857,167
Investment Income, Net of Losses$106,630$1,508,074$666,136
Membership Dues------
Special Events$254,799$153,973$133,581
Revenue In-Kind------
Other$6,484,367$6,841,855$7,411,317
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201520142013
Program Expense$10,368,745$10,636,660$10,780,876
Administration Expense$812,588$722,237$727,983
Fundraising Expense$389,197$471,364$614,657
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.870.990.94
Program Expense/Total Expenses90%90%89%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue29%39%42%
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201520142013
Total Assets$13,848,056$14,547,667$14,783,163
Current Assets$1,433,676$1,052,766$2,038,065
Long-Term Liabilities$1,388,205$598,301$619,179
Current Liabilities$1,833,692$1,654,015$1,914,840
Total Net Assets$10,626,159$12,295,351$12,249,144
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201520142013
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountUnited Way of Central & Northeastern CT $185,673United Way of Central & Northeastern CT $193,900United Way of Central & Northeastern CT $201,998
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountTravelers $45,000Buck Foundation $125,000Buck Foundation $125,000
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountHartford Foundation for Public Giving $33,773Travelers Foundation $60,000Travelers Foundation $60,000
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities0.780.641.06
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201520142013
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets10%4%4%
Capitial Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Comments
CEO Comments
Please note: We do not have a designated/restricted reserve fund.  We have an endowment fund which we build for the long term sustainability of the organization.
 
GSOFCT did not have an operating deficit in FY15; each year we strive to operate a balanced budget. Throughout the course of the year, we monitor and manage our expenditures as closely as possible, while still providing needed programming to our constituents. However, due to our underfunded pension liability of approximately $700,000 (plan now frozen), we experienced a deficit for the fiscal year ending 9/30/15.
Foundation Staff Comments

This profile, including the financial summaries prepared and submitted by the organization based on its own independent and/or internal audit processes and regulatory submissions, has been read by the Foundation. Financial information is inputted by Foundation staff directly from the organization’s IRS Form 990, audited financial statements or other financial documents approved by the nonprofit’s board. The Foundation has not audited the organization’s financial statements or tax filings, and makes no representations or warranties thereon. The Community Foundation is continuing to receive information submitted by the organization and may periodically update the organization’s profile to reflect the most current financial and other information available. The organization has completed the fields required by The Community Foundation and updated their profile in the last year. To see if the organization has received a competitive grant from The Community Foundation in the last five years, please go to the General Information Tab of the profile.

Address 340 Washington St
Hartford, CT 06106
Primary Phone 860 522-0163
Contact Email general@gsofct.org
CEO/Executive Director Mary J. Barneby
Board Chair Patricia Bowen
Board Chair Company Affiliation UConn School of Scoial Work

 

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