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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

Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

Friday October 25th or Saturday October 26th. Presenter Chuck Loring presents a popular day-long workshop that takes a close look at board recruitment, structure, operations and culture. Read More »

The Great Give: The Power of P2P Fundraising (Recorded)

Learn how to recruit and empower your Peer-to-Peer fundraisers in The Great Give®. Read More »

The Great Give: How to Use Matches and Challenges (Recorded)

Recorded: Learn how to motivate your donors to make a greater impact in The Great Give® and beyond. Read More »

Strategic Alliances

Explore your financial and operational vulnerabilities and options with a financial diagnostic tool for developing long-term strategies to sustain programs and services through partnerships, collaborations and consolidations. Read More »

Sharing Strategies, Successes and Challenges for The Great Give

April 9 and April 11, 2019: Maximize your success in The Great Give® 2019 by learning from a panel of successful past participants. 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.  

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

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 »

Disaster Preparedness Workshop with The American Red Cross 

. 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 »

Development Director Roundtable

A facilitated conversation for Development Directors. Read More »

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

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 »

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 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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Jackie Downing

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


Outcomes, Measures and Logic Model

Outcomes, Measures and Logic Model workshop (strongly encouraged for all project grant applicants). Read More »

Responsive Grants Process is Open

The responsive grants process is the largest source of competitive grant funding from The Foundation. Deadline is March 28. Read More »

The Great Give: The Power of P2P Fundraising (Recorded)

Learn how to recruit and empower your Peer-to-Peer fundraisers in The Great Give®. Read More »


70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510



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