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 of our 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
Reflecting on how our own identity impacts the ways we interact, explore our cultural landscape and excavate our own unconscious biases to ensure a sense of respect for all
09.10.2020 - 10.29.2020
September 10 – October 29, 2020: A four-part series on how nonprofits can access, innovate and adapt strategic objectives to emerge stronger than ever
11.04.2020 - 12.03.2020
Board and staff member teams discuss and define roles you can carry out with respect to racial and ethnic equity in your lives, your organizations and in your communities in this three-part series
A lived experience general discussion on the current climate of race relations and workplace diversity, equity and inclusion
11.05.2020 - 11.19.2020
This two-part workshop will help you understand your organization’s long-term viability and prepare you for conversations with other organizations about strategic alliances and other partnerships
11.17.2020 - 11.19.2020
This two-part series provides board and staff teams with the knowledge, language and tools to boldly and productively address issues of race, racism and skin color privilege
11.19.2020 - 12.04.2020
Board and staff member teams learn strategies to transform your organization with the values of diversity, equity and inclusion in a two-part workshop series and one-on-one consultation
(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.
Understand the science of motivation and ways leaders can keep staff feeling motivated, engaged, and included when everyone is working from different locations
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
Join other seated and rising Board Chairs to share experiences and compare challenges
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.