Workshops & Events
NOTICE: Until further notice, all workshops and trainings will take place online (not in person). Please visit www.cfgnh.org/covid-19 for the most up-to-date information The Foundation's plans during COVID-19.
Our training forums, workshops and other learning opportunities are for organizations serving Greater New Haven and the Valley. Sessions are designed to strengthen the leadership, management and adaptive capacities of nonprofits large and small, from those who are just starting out to longstanding organizations.
Upcoming Capacity Building Workshops
Aug. 26, 2020: Join other seated and rising Board Chairs to share experiences and compare challenges
(Ongoing) From time to time, a nonprofit Executive Director, senior administrative staff member or Board member needs a thought partner or coach to work through a challenge or explore an opportunity.
Past Workshops and Recorded Sessions
Technical assistance training sessions and workshops run throughout the year. Check back for when the workshops listed below return to the schedule.
The Grantseeker Information Webinar provides an overview of The Community Foundation's 2020 grant processes. Listen now.
On overview of the 2020 grant processes at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Recorded on Jan. 15, 2020.
Nonprofit Voices Needed!
Examine the principles of donor stewardship, from first-time donors to legacy gifts
With event fundraising off the table for the foreseeable future, learn about essential elements to help you raise money now and going forward.
Review strategies to help take advantage of special one-time opportunities, including conversation strategies that are most effective in communicating with donors at times like this.
A review of important issues nonprofits may face when re-opening from the COVID-19 pandemic
Get all the tools you need to independently craft emergency succession plans
Explore best practices of virtual meeting and event platforms and decide what’s right for you
How to search for grants in these crazy times
Share experiences and compare challenges in a facilitated conversation
With Shefau of Zen Zilla Yoga and Wellness - May 12 and May 26, 2020
Other Training Providers:
- Association of Fundraising Professionals Connecticut
- CT Nonprofit Alliance
- iMission Institute
- ProBono Partnerships
- Third Sector New England (Boston)
- Women’s Business Development Center
- New Haven Free Public Library
- Support Center for Nonprofit Management (NY)
Funds Available for Training Workshops:
TD Charitable Foundation Non-Profit Training Resource Fund will award up to $1000 per organization to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance.