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Workshops, Webinars and Events for Nonprofits

We offer a variety of training forums, workshops and other learning opportunities 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. Some workshops are followed by one-on-one consultations with experts in the field.

We welcome your ideas for new speakers and workshop topics. Email suggestions to Nonprofit Relations Manager Stephanie Chung. 

The Great Give 2018 Registration and Information

Click on the image above to register your organization for The Great Give 2018!

Information Sessions

Getting Ready for the Great Give - Live webinar is on Tuesday, February 13, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.  Sign up here.

Maximize Your Success in The Great Give: Best Practices from Past Participants - Tuesday, March 20, and Tuesday, March 27. Sign up here.  

Upcoming Capacity Building Workshops

Time to Restructure? Collaborate? Merge?

What does the future hold in store for your nonprofit organization in these times of changing priorities and state budget concerns? This free self-assessment tool and workshop series can help you. Read More »

Grant Writing 201

Thursday, February 1, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. The Greek Olive 402 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT Wednesday, February 14, 9:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Valley United Way, 54 Grove St., Suite 1 Shelton, CT An in-depth look at the planning and evaluation terminology used in grant writing and reporting Read More »

Nuts & Bolts

Thursday, February 15, 2018. 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. The Greek Olive 402 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT Tuesday, February 20, 2018 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Valley United Way, 54 Grove St., Suite 1 Shelton, CT An introduction to the grant processes at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Read More »

Sharing Your Success

February 27, 2018 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden This workshop examines best practices for measuring programs and sharing successes. Read More »

Finding Data for Grants

Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. East Haven Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512 Learn how and where to find relevant data for grant applications from local data experts at DataHaven. 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.  

Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

This popular day-long workshop takes a close look at Board recruitment, structure, operations & culture. Presenter: Chuck Loring 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 »

Grant Writing 101

An introductory workshop for professional and volunteer grant writers with little to moderate experience. Read More »

Grantseeker Webinar (Recorded)

A recording of the information session detailing how to apply for funding from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and Valley Community Foundation 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 »

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 »

Strategic Financial Planning for Nonprofits: Oct. 17, 2017

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Graustein Memorial Fund, Hamden. 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 »

Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

This popular day-long workshop takes a close look at Board recruitment, structure, operations & culture. Presenter: Chuck Loring. 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 »

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Your suggestions on topics to be covered, additional resources and new information are important to us. Please use this link to give us your ideas.

How can we help?

Jackie Downing

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

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Time to Restructure? Collaborate? Merge?

What does the future hold in store for your nonprofit organization in these times of changing priorities and state budget concerns? This free self-assessment tool and workshop series can help you. Read More »

Attention Grantseekers!

Upcoming workshops explain the funding opportunities and application processes at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Read More »

Sharing Your Success

February 27, 2018 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden This workshop examines best practices for measuring programs and sharing successes. Read More »

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