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Workshops, Webinars and Events for Nonprofits

Our training forums, workshops and other learning opportunities are for organizations serving Greater New Haven and the Valley. Sessions are designed to strengthen the leadership, management and adaptive capacities of nonprofits large and small, from those who are just starting out to longstanding organizations. 

Upcoming Capacity Building Workshops

Telling Your Story to Funders, Part I: Reporting, Narratives and Photos

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. NEW LOCATION: Whitneyvillle Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden. The first in a two-part series focusing on the basics of visual storytelling. Explore what makes a compelling story in words and photos Read More »

Grant Writing 101

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon St, New Haven. An introductory workshop for professional and volunteer grant writers with little to moderate experience. Read More »

Disaster Preparedness Workshop with The American Red Cross 

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 9:00 a.m. -12 noon. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Avenue, Hamden. The Red Cross provides organizations with the training and tools to become better prepared to respond to and successfully withstand a disaster and other emergencies. Read More »

Telling Your Story to Funders, Part II: Video and Infographics

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-200 p.m. Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave, Hamden. The second in a two-part series on the basics of visual storytelling. Explore the basic elements of what makes a compelling story, and how to tell your story using videos and infographics to illustrate mission and impact. Read More »

Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

Thursday, September 20, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Jewish Community Center, Woodbridge Presenter Chuck Loring returns for this popular day-long workshop that takes a close look at board recruitment, structure, operations and culture. Read More »

Development Director Roundtable

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 9-11am. Check-in begins at 8:30am. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven. A facilitated conversation for development directors. Read More »

Understanding Nonprofit Finances 101

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 9-11am. Check-in begins at 8:30am. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven. Learn the basic of how to read, understand and use budgets, profits and loss statements, and the fundamentals of cash flow. Read More »

Program Staff Roundtable

Thursday, November 1, 2018. 9-11am. Check-in begins at 8:30am. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven. Program staff to share experiences and compare challenges in a facilitated discussion. Read More »

Past Workshops and Recorded Sessions

Technical assistance training sessions and workshops run throughout the year. Check back for when the workshops listed below return to the schedule.  

Cyber Security Panel

Designed for small and medium nonprofit organizations, this session will highlight the latest trends, risks and how to protect your computer systems. Read More »

Designing Your Strategic Alliance

Thursday April 26, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Note date change). Graustein Memorial Fund. Presenters Jessica Cavagnero, SeaChange Capital Partners and Anne Yurasek, Fio Partners review best practices for early-stage strategic alliances and explore the associated costs and funding opportunities. Read More »

Grantseeker Webinar 2018 (Recorded)

This webinar reviews the responsive grant opportunities offered by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Read More »

Sharing Your Success

This workshop examines best practices for measuring programs and sharing successes. Read More »

Grant Writing 201

An in-depth look at the planning and evaluation terminology used in grant writing and reporting Read More »

Strategic Financial Planning for Nonprofits

Presenter Gretchen Upholt of Financial Management Associates will guide participants with intermediate and advanced financial management skills through a budget process that facilitates programmatic, strategic, and fiscal discussions among an organization's leadership team. Breakfast and lunch provided. Read More »

Intro to Bequests

Learn how to develop of a bequest strategy and about the best practices for marketing, recognizing and stewarding bequests. The session is designed for professional and volunteer fundraisers with little to moderate experience. Read More »

Engaging Donors (Recorded)

A recorded podcast on engaging donors leading up to and following The Great Give® and other fundraising campaigns. Read More »

Nuts & Bolts

An introduction to the grant processes at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Read More »

Donor Data Management Systems

Organizations launching a development program and those that would like to manage and use donor data more effectively will benefit from this session. Read More »

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Jackie Downing

Director of Grantmaking and Nonprofit Effectiveness 203-777-7072 Email Jackie

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Nonprofits Explore Mergers and Alliances in Workshop Series

A nonprofit workshop series helps local nonprofit leaders assess the strengths and vulnerabilities of their organizations, and identify potential merger or partnership opportunities. Read More »

Telling Your Story to Funders, Part I: Reporting, Narratives and Photos

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. NEW LOCATION: Whitneyvillle Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden. The first in a two-part series focusing on the basics of visual storytelling. Explore what makes a compelling story in words and photos Read More »

The Great(est) Give: Over $1.7 Million Raised for Local Nonprofits

The Great Give ® 2018 far surpasses previous years, raising over $1.7 million for local nonprofits spanning Greater New Haven and the Valley. Read More »

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