Panelists discuss the job readiness at a donor briefing on education, skills and training.

As part of coming together around issues impacting our community, The Community Foundation hosts donor briefings featuring local leaders and community voices. If you are interested in attending future donor briefings, please click the button below to register or email Dotty Weston-Murphy.

Past Donor Briefings

Donor Briefing: Land Use, Segregation and the Affordable Housing Crisis ›


Greater New Haven and Connecticut are at the center of a zoning reform movement that is attempting to make housing more affordable and break open barriers to economic opportunity.

Donor Briefing Recap: Housing Instability and COVID-19 ›


During a donor briefing on July 24, a panel of Connecticut housing advocates discussed the current crisis within the larger context of preexisting disparities and segregation.

Donor Briefing Recap: Youth Disrupted ›


How young people in Greater New Haven have responded to COVID-19.

Donor Briefing Recap: Caring for Mental Health During COVID-19 ›


A recorded live conversation with local experts about the pandemic, structural racism and mental health.

Community Health Centers Respond to COVID-19 ›


The CEOs of two local health centers discuss the impact of the pandemic on healthcare delivery.

Donor Briefing Recap: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic ›


A discussion with Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS.

Donor Briefing Recap: Complexity, Controversy and Opportunity ›


Growing charitable capital and investment strategy explored at Donor Briefing

Donor Briefing Recap: Community Well-being: Reflections, Responses and Road Maps ›


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.

Donor Briefing: Education, Skills and Training for 21st Century Jobs ›


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.

Dotty Weston-Murphy, CAP®

Sr. Vice President, Development and Donor Services


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