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.

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 a series of donor briefings featuring local nonprofit and community leaders. If you are interested in attending future Donor Briefings, please click the button below to register or email Dotty Weston-Murphy.

Notice: Most events are being held online as webinars until further notice.

Past Donor Briefings

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

05.19.2021

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 ›

07.31.2020

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 ›

07.17.2020

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

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

06.05.2020

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

Community Health Centers Respond to COVID-19 ›

05.15.2020

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 ›

05.06.2020

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

Donor Briefing Recap: Complexity, Controversy and Opportunity ›

12.24.2019

Growing charitable capital and investment strategy explored at Donor Briefing

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

12.18.2019

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 ›

06.06.2019

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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