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July 2019

Data Clinics with the CT Data Collaborative

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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Do you have questions about your data collection process? Do your survey questions need a thorough examination? Are you looking to reimagine your reporting?  The Connecticut Data Collaborative is offering Data Clinics, which are 90-minute consultancy meetings where they tackle a specific data issue or challenge your organization is facing. They will review an existing or newly developed survey, examine your current data reports, or think about the data operations in your organization to improve how you capture the impact of your work.  As part of…

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Best Practices in Advocacy

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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Join CNE for a discussion on Best Practices in Advocacy! Panel speakers include Kate Farrar, Executive Director of CWEALF, Subira Gordon, Executive Director of ConnCAN, Lucas Codognolla, Executive Director for CT Students for a Dream and Alicia Woodsby, Senior Policy Advisor for Partnership for Strong Communities. Panelists will share the strategies their organization implements to accomplish their advocacy goals followed by discussion and Q&A. Come learn about their recent challenges and wins in advancing their legislative agendas. Don't miss your…

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August 2019

Maximizing Philanthropic Impact Through Planned Giving

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$15

Now, more than ever, donors are looking for ways to maximize their philanthropic impact when giving to charity.  Attorney Jennifer Pagnillo of Day Pitney and Mike Rosen of Fairfield County's Community Foundation 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…

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September 2019

Board Chair Essentials

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$50

Is your Board Chair new to the role or in need of support to manage and strategically lead your organization? If so, invite your Chair to join our workshop on September 16th - with Debra Hertz, Managing Director of the Strategy Group. Attending this workshop will help your Board Chair: Gain confidence and feel more comfortable in their role as Board Chair Understand ways to effectively use an Executive Committee Feel confident leading effective board meetings Learn how to create…

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October 2019

Nordstrom Night Out

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

YOU'RE INVITED TO NORDSTROM NIGHT OUT! NORDSTROM AT THE SONO COLLECTION 100 NORTH WATER STREET NORWALK, CT THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10 7:00-10:00 PM You’re invited to an exclusive opening celebration at your new Nordstrom where you’ll enjoy cocktails and bites, entertainment and an opportunity to shop before we open to the public. Purchase tickets here.  Tickets are $100 each, with 100% of all sales benefiting Fairfield County's Community Foundation & Domestic Violence Crisis Center.

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Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

October 25 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 5:00 pm
Brownson Country Club, 15 Soundview Ave, Shelton, CT , 15 Soundview Ave
Shelton, CT
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Two dates available:October 25th or 26th Location: Brownson Country Club, 15 Soundview Ave, Shelton, CT It is of the utmost importance that Boards and staff work together effectively to solicit financial support for your organization. Designed for Board-staff teams, this practical session addresses the complementary roles Board members play in their organization's governance and resource development. The session begins with a close look at Board recruitment, structure, operations, and culture, knowing that weak Boards don't raise funds effectively. The second part…

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