The Community Foundation holds Convenings and Donor Briefings throughout the year that bring people together to learn about and discuss issues that impact our local community. Click on the headlines below to read about recent Convenings and Donor Briefings.

Community Voices Enrich Annual Meeting, Report ›

2020-21 Reflections Inspire and Reveal What is Still Needed

Donor Briefing Recap: Complexity, Controversy and Opportunity ›

Growing charitable capital and investment strategy explored at Donor Briefing

Creating a Future of Opportunity Event Recap ›

The Community Foundation forum, "Creating a Future of Opportunity," turned out more than 200 community leaders and residents from diverse backgrounds, professions and ages to exchange ideas for creating more opportunity for Greater New Haven residents.

2019 Women & Girls Fund Annual Meeting - The Care Economy ›

The consequences of undervaluing care work and policy strategies for improving the lives of care workers were the focus of an in-depth panel discussion hosted by the Community Fund for Women & Girls on June 20 at its 2019 Annual Meeting.

2019 Annual Meeting: Creating a Future of Opportunity ›

Community Foundation leaders presented a vision for creating access to opportunity for everyone.

Donor Briefing: The Opioid Crisis ›

The Foundation hosted donors and a panel of local addiction specialists to discuss the roots of the opioid crisis and the local response.

Donor Briefing: United We Dream Founder Shares Her Story ›

For more than a decade, Cristina Jiménez — a MacArthur Fellow and member of Time magazine's "Time 100" list of the world's most influential people of 2018 — has fought for the same foundational American values that enticed her parents to risk everything and bring her to the U.S. at a young age.

2018 Women & Girls Fund Annual Meeting - Powerful Voices: Strengthening the Individual and the Community ›

Activist Tarana Burke, the 2006 founder of the "me too." Movement, spoke at the Community Fund for Women & Girls 2018 Annual Meeting and Convening

Donor Briefing: The State Budget and Pathways to Opportunity ›

Connecticut Voices for Children's analysis of the Connecticut economy and the status of our state budget.

2017 Convening: Preserving Our Values ›

The community came together on November 29th to strongly and emotionally affirm Greater New Haven's values at The Foundation's convening: "Preserving Our Values and Commitments - A Look at the Challenges of 2017 and How Our Community is Responding."

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