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 ›
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: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic ›
A discussion with Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS.
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.