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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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FCCF’s Fund for Women & Girls and Women’s Campaign School at Yale present: The Basics of Political Life

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
YWCA Greenwich, 259 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$25

Are you a woman thinking about running for public office? Or working on a political campaign? Are you unsure of next steps? Then this one-day training is for you! You will learn the most effective techniques to successfully launch your political life. Topics of the Day Making the Decision to Run A discussion of the aspects of your life; both professional and personal, you'll need to consider before you run. Finding Your Voice and Making it Matter Do you know how to craft…

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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
TBD

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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Essential Business Skills Series: Building Basic Finance Skills

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825 United States
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$35

You don’t need to be a finance wiz to get comfortable with numbers! This workshop will take the mystery out of financial terms, nonprofit budgets and financial statements. In this interactive session, we’ll walk you through the nonprofit budget process. You’ll learn how to build a basic budget and comprehend key financial terms that all nonprofit staff should understand. We will also provide an overview of financial statements and demonstrate how to use key financial ratios to assess an organization’s…

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December 2017

Greater Norwalk Nonprofit Legislative Forum

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$15

The annual Greater Norwalk Nonprofit Legislative Forum is an opportunity for Norwalk-area nonprofits to directly connect with their state legislators on issues affecting our region. Click here to register.

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