Donor Briefings and Convenings
The Community Foundation's donor briefing series offers in-depth presentations and discussions about issues impacting our community, such as immigration, media, arts sustainability and health care access. If you are interested in attending future Donor Briefings, email Dotty Weston-Murphy.
Notice: All events are being held online as webinars until further notice.
Past Donor Briefings and Convenings
Join us online May 19
A discussion with Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS.
Steve Werlin, Executive Director of Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen, discusses the growing need for food relief.
On April 8, President and CEO Will Ginsberg and Senior Vice President for Grantmaking and Strategy Christina Ciociola provided donors with an update on The Community Foundation’s response to COVID-19.
Growing charitable capital and investment strategy explored at Donor Briefing
Community Foundation staff presented indicators from the recently published Greater New Haven Community Index 2019 at our latest donor briefing, along with the results and impact of recent Community Foundation responsive grants that illustrate the work being done to expand opportunity in the region.
Skills that are in demand and what is needed to improve Connecticut's workforce were discussed at a Foundation Donor Briefing held on May 29 at District New Haven's Holberton School.
The Community Foundation and United Way of Greater New Haven co-hosted a discussion with local experts on meeting basic needs and the role of philanthropy.
The Foundation hosted donors and a panel of local addiction specialists to discuss the roots of the opioid crisis and the local response.
For more than a decade, Cristina Jiménez — a MacArthur Fellow and member of Time magazine's "Time 100" list of the world's most influential people of 2018 — has fought for the same foundational American values that enticed her parents to risk everything and bring her to the U.S. at a young age.