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.
Since mid-March, The Community Foundation has directed its focus on the unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
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. The remote briefing also shared what The Foundation has learned from Greater New Haven nonprofits about the impacts of the crisis on the sector and broader community.
View a recording of the donor briefing:
Did You Know?
The impacts of the virus are falling harder on vulnerable populations. Read more: "Black And Brown New Haveners Hit Hardest," New Haven Independent.
These disproportionate impacts are the result of longstanding health and economic disparities. Look at the data in the recently published Greater New Haven Community Progress Report 2020.
What You Can Do
- Support The Greater New Haven COVID-19 Community Fund established to support and make rapid response grants to local nonprofits.
- Local food pantries are all in need of food donations. Read here for a listing of local agencies.
About The Foundation's Donor Briefing Series
Our ongoing Donor Briefing series invites guest experts to discuss urgent issues affecting us locally and nationally and to inform us about what can be done. Contact us to learn more.