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March 2017

Results-Based Accountability: Performance Measures

March 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Westport Woman’s Club, 44 Imperial Avenue
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Please join the Community Foundation for this follow-up training on Results-Based Accountability. It is meant for those who have previously attended the “Results-Based Accountability: The Basics” workshop offered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. In this session, you will: Understand how performance measurement relates to program purpose and design Refine and construct “How much?”, “How well?” and “Better Off”? performance measures Get feedback from your peers Get your questions answered Click here to register.

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Skills for Challenging Times: Preparing for Collaborative Opportunities

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Skills for Challenging Times:  Preparing for Collaborative Opportunities This training is designed for Executive Directors and Board Members of each participating nonprofit organization.  Attendance in partnership with Board members is highly recommended.  Nonprofits are increasingly realizing that individual organizations alone will not be able to improve community conditions, but instead must work in collaboration with others in innovative ways to create social change.   As collaborative opportunities present themselves, it is critical for nonprofit leaders to understand how to approach and…

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May 2017

Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

May 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT 06890 United States
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Chuck Loring returns to Connecticut by popular demand to deliver this powerful, full-day workshop focused on best practices in governance and fundraising. We’ll take a close look at board recruitment, structure, operations, and culture to understand the correlation between effective boards and successful fundraising. An ideal opportunity for Board/Staff teams, this course offers insights on how to bring about a change in the culture and practices of your nonprofit board in ways that leverage the power of your board in…

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July 2017

Lunch And Learn – Maximizing Philanthropic Impact Through Planned Giving

July 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Now, more than ever, donors are looking for ways to maximize their philanthropic impact when giving to charity.  Attorney Jennifer Pagnillo of Day Pitney will lead a discussion about ways to satisfy your donors’ objectives in making charitable gifts. Bring your lunch and join us for this informative and interactive discussion that will include: Steps for embarking on a planned giving program Structuring sample bequest language Considering a gift acceptance policy What to expect if you are receiving bequests Maximizing…

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