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August 2017

August 25 on 25 Webinar: The Relationship Between Reproductive Health & Economic Security

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:25 pm
Webinar,
FREE

In celebration of FCCF's 25th anniversary, we are hosting a series of specially-themed webinars to spark discussions and launch us into the next 25 years. Our August webinar will explore the relationship between contraceptives and a wide array of benefits to women, men, children, and our communities. Andrea Kane, Vice President, Policy and Strategic Partnerships of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy will be our featured guest. We'll also share more about the ways in which FCCF is working with partners…

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September 2017

Essential Business Skills Series: A Guide To Delivering Professional Presentations

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825 United States
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$35

Get comfortable making presentations! Whether it is an internal meeting or external meeting with a new donor, learning to communicate effectively is a key skill for any employee. This workshop will help you be more confident and prepared in delivering any type of presentation. This workshop will cover: The do’s and don’ts of presentations How to use research and analysis to strengthen presentations Effective body language, style and voice The mechanics of a good presentation About the presenter: Sean Heffron is…

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Board Chair Essentials

September 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$45

Being a board chair can be a rewarding and challenging experience. As board chair, you are charged with managing the board, building an effective relationship with your Executive Director, providing strategic leadership to the organization and more. With all these responsibilities the role can feel overwhelming at times, but don’t despair. Our Board Chair Essentials workshops will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to be a more effective board chair. Attend this workshop and you will: Gain…

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October 2017

Advanced Supervision: Strengthening Middle Manager Skills

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$65

As ambiguity in the nonprofit sector can lead to anxiety and challenges dynamics in the field, it is critical that supervisors continue to grow and strengthen their own skills to ensure their staff and organizations can thrive - even in challenging times. This course will explore the following topics: building effective teams, giving and receiving feedback, project management, and using data to inform decision-making. Attendees should have completed basic supervisor training previously and is intended for those with at least…

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Board Chair Roundtable

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$50

The Board Chair Roundtable is a facilitated peer learning network in which board leaders share practical experience and develop a network to draw upon when they have specific challenges. Board Chair Roundtables provide: An enlightening and informal way of connecting with fellow board chairs The sharing of best practices A facilitated discussion format covering topics such as: board engagement, board recruitment, board/staff relationships and board fundraising The roundtables meet from 8:00-9:30 am on the following dates: October 19, 2017 December…

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Essential Business Skills Series: Effective Project Management

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825 United States
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$35

Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge you need to manage projects more effectively! This workshop is geared to any staff member who is a part of a project team or responsible for leading a project within their organization. Attendees will learn the basic concepts associated with project management and the five key processes for effective project management. Attendees will also leave equipped with project management tools and templates to use at their organizations. About the presenter: Dawn Ciambriello, MBA is the Director, Managed Markets Marketing at Boehringer…

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October 25on25 Webinar

October 25
Webinar,
FREE

The theme and time for October's 25on25 webinar is TBD. Check back soon!

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Lunch and Learn Series: Finding Data for Grants

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$10

Join us for this lively conversation on "Finding Data for Grants" with Mark Abraham, Executive Director of DataHaven. Click here to register. Due to limited seating, we request one representative per organization only.

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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Event

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Grace Farms, United States + Google Map
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A celebration of 25 years of community impact

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November 2017

The Right Time to Rightsize?

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$45

With the ongoing challenges associated with government budgets and public spending policies at the federal through local levels, many nonprofit organizations are seeing reductions in revenue and delays in payment associated with government funding. Given the limited leverage organizations have over that particular revenue stream - as well as, in many cases, limited funding from other sources - nonprofits affected by this may need to think seriously about changing or reducing their mix or levels of program services. This half-day…

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