CT-ALIVE is a grass-roots, community-based victim services organization that has been in existence as a non-for-profit Connecticut corporation since May, 2002 and is a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code since August, 2003.

CT-ALIVE has received funding since 2003 from the following sources:

  • Petit Family Foundation — a foundation in honor of Jennifer, Hayley and Michaela Petit murdered in 2007 in Cheshire Connecticut.  http://www.petitfamilyfoundation.org/
  • HOPE (Helping Outreach Programs to Expand) grant from the federal Office for Victims of Crime. of the U.S. Department of Justice. http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/welcome.
  • Target Stores Grants for several years to support CT-ALIVE’s work with families and friends of those in abusive relationships.  http://sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031767&ref=sr_shorturl_grants
  • Fundraisers including August 2009 Cut-A-Thon: Cutting Free to a New Life After Abuse, which raised $10,000 and April 2010 An Evening of Thriver Spirit and Song, which raised $2,500.