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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

Human Resources Best Practices Workshop

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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Come learn about best practices in human resources from FCCF’s Director of Human Resources, Tara Berlingo. The training will focus on an overview of benefits management, compliance and conflict resolution. This will be especially beneficial for making sure bases are covered when there isn’t a dedicated human resources staff person in-house. Don't miss your chance to attend this special workshop. Register Today! Featured Speaker Tara Berlingo Director, Human Resources Fairfield County's Community Foundation

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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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Forward Fairfield County: A Day of Data-Driven Conversation

September 24 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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