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.

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

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: Affording Basic Needs During COVID-19 and Beyond ›

"When people don’t have the necessities of life, poverty becomes quicksand." Broke In America, by Joanne Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox.

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: Food Relief During Covid-19 ›

Steve Werlin, Executive Director of Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen, discusses the growing need for food relief.

Donor Briefing Recap: Responding to COVID-19 ›

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.

Dotty Weston-Murphy, CAP®

Sr. Vice President, Development and Donor Services

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