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September 2019

Forward Fairfield County: A Day of Data-Driven Conversation

September 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Water’s Edge at Giovanni’s, 2748 Boston Post Road
Darien, CT 06820 United States
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Forward Fairfield County: A Day of Data-Driven Conversation will offer compelling presentations & discussions about two new studies including the 2019 Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index and research from The Fund for Women & Girls at Fairfield County's Community Foundation. Tickets can be purchased for morning session, afternoon session, or the full day. Register Today!  MORNING SESSION: 2019 Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM Our morning session will feature keynote speaker, Jacqueline Rabe Thomas of The…

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MERGERS, PARTNERSHIPS AND STRATEGIC ALLIANCES

September 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$20

Increasingly, organizations are adapting to the ever-changing nonprofit landscape by affiliating with other organizations in some capacity. Agencies that are successfully able to collaborate can operate more effectively and cost-efficiently, allowing them to best provide services in our community while allowing them to modify their working relationships as needed. This workshop will discuss the practical and legal considerations for strategic collaborations among nonprofits. Click here to register!  TOPICS WILL INCLUDE An organization’s motivations for collaborating with other agencies Factors to…

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October 2019

Nordstrom Night Out

October 10, 2019 @ 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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SOLD OUT: Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising – Oct 25

October 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 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 It's never been more important for boards and staff to 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. For your convenience, the same session will be offered on two different dates: October 25, 2019 & October 26, 2019. The day will begin with a close look at board recruitment, structure,…

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SOLD OUT: Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising – Oct 26

October 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Two dates available: October 25th or 26th It's never been more important for boards and staff to 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. For your convenience, the same session will be offered on two different dates: October 25, 2019 & October 26, 2019. The day will begin with a close look at board recruitment, structure,…

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Professional Development Series For Women (October 29th & October 30th)

October 29, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
$50

Join The Fund for Women & Girls and Center for Nonprofit Excellence for a two day professional development series exploring opportunities and challenges for women in the workforce. One $50 ticket admits you to both the October 29 and October 30 sessions. Register today!  9:30AM to 11:30AM Day one - October 29: What Holds Women Back Research shows that women have natural strengths as well as challenges as leaders. This workshop highlights the traps women need to avoid to optimize…

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November 2019

Center for Nonprofit Excellence – Cheers to 10 Years!

November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us to celebrate a decade of strengthening Fairfield County's nonprofits and to honor the first class of inductees into the Center for Nonprofit Excellence Hall of Fame. On November 13, 2019 - 6:00 to 9:00PM for Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres. Our Center for Nonprofit Excellence is a dedicated capacity-building and professional development resource for our region’s nonprofit sector. We'll be honoring our Center For Nonprofit Excellence Hall of Fame Inaugural Class: Bank of America • The Carver Foundation…

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To be rescheduled: Finding Your Next: How to Make a Successful Career Transition

November 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

A Lunch and Learn sponsored by Social Venture Partners CT with Marti Fischer - to be rescheduled.  -- Marti Fischer is a New York City based consultant, executive coach, blogger and speaker who specializes in taking the ‘scary’ out of career transitions and transforming managers into leaders. Since 2006, Marti has guided individuals through career transitions, in positioning their skills, getting or crafting the jobs they want and excelling as leaders. Within organizations, she has worked with interns to CEO’s…

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December 2019

The World of Nonprofits…..The New Normal

December 5, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Great River Golf Club, Milford, CT

This event is sold out. The conference is co-sponsored by the Center for Nonprofits in the Welch College of Business and Technology, the Master of Public Administration Program at SHU and Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. Join other nonprofit leaders for an informative discussion how to move your organization forward in a time of difficult management and financial challenges. This conference will focus on solutions rather than restating problems. External factors such as financial pullback by the state, overall reduction in…

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January 2020

RBA 101: Part I – The Basics & RBA 101B: Part II – Performance Measures

January 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$50

Please join the Community Foundation for a two-part workshop on Results-Based Accountability (RBA). It is open to nonprofit organizations seeking to learn a powerful and practical way to measure impact, manage performance, and tell their story to strengthen their organization, increase sustainability and improve community well-being. By registering, you are committing to attend two 3-hour sessions on Jan 14 & Jan 28 (9:30am-12:30pm). Click here to register. In the first session on January 14, you will: Understand the basic concepts and…

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