The Foundation staff works to inspire, support, inform, listen to and collaborate with the people and organizations of Greater New Haven to build an ever more connected, inclusive, equitable and philanthropic community.

Dotty Weston-Murphy, CAP®

Sr. Vice President, Development and Donor Services

Dorothy (Dotty) Weston-Murphy is Senior Vice President, Development & Donor Services for The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, formerly Vice President Donor & Professional Services. Responsible for The Foundation’s comprehensive planned and major giving program, she works with individuals and families to reach their philanthropic goals. She oversees development and donor services and is part of the senior leadership team. Weston-Murphy has more than 35 years experience in development, marketing, project management and leadership.

Prior to joining The Foundation, she was an independent consultant working locally in Connecticut and served as project manager for the National Marketing Action Team (NMAT) for community foundations. Earlier in her career she was Director of Development, Shubert Performing Arts Center; Executive Director, New Haven 350 Cultural & Historical Association; Associate Director, Volunteer Services, Yale-New Haven Hospital; and Director of Marketing & Special Programs, The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce.

Weston-Murphy has been active in her local community and is a member and former president of the Planned Giving Group of Connecticut. She is a graduate of the University of New Haven and received a designation as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) from the American College of Financial Services. She lives with her husband in Guilford where they raised two children, and is now a proud new grandmother.