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September 2020

Managing Work Remotely

September 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Have you suddenly found yourself managing teams of staff members working remotely, or in a blended environment with some on-site and others remote? Are some staff carrying too much of the load while others are not working hard enough? In this 1 hour virtual workshop we will cover key methods for supervising remote or blended teams. We will cover a method commonly used by major tech corporations such as Google as well as national nonprofit organizations: Objectives and Key Results.…

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Business Continuity with FCCF’s Vice President of Operations, Elaine Mintz

September 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Business Continuity planning is all the talk these days. As the COVID crisis unfolded, we have all had to shift how and for some, where we work, to prevent the spread of the disease. If your organization had a Business Continuity plan in place, that shift was likely easier and more systematic. It’s never too late, to put a formal plan in place. Join our conversation and learn: - What the key components of a Business Continuity Plan are -…

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COVID-19 Policy Briefing: Absentee Voting

September 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for a virtual discussion with Connecticut Secretary of State, Denise Merrill. We will discuss why COVID-19 prompted access to absentee voting for all Connecticut voters; lessons learned from the absentee process in the primaries; how absentee voting will be implemented in the November Presidential election; and where we go from here in terms of absentee voting in Connecticut. Register Today!  

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November 2020

Systems Change Work in a Time of Crisis

November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In our third Community Conversations episode, which will be held on November 17, 2020, we will discuss concerns emerging on the grassroots level and tactics being used to make sustainable systems change in this time of crisis. Featured guests include Kenyatta Thompson, Lead Community Organizer at Katal Center for Health, Equity and Justice and Matt McDermott, Lead Organizer at Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut (CONECT). Register today!

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Speak Up, Speak Out Creating Change in Your High School – Virtual Youth Forum

November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hear from your peers who are shaping school communities. Learn how to unleash your inner leader and activist. Share ideas about how your school can better support student needs. Plus, engage in a student panel and discussion. Student panelists include: Founder of Period Poverty Organization (Sacred Heart Greenwich, Greenwich), Social justice advocate and creator of Mental Minds Project (The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, Stamford), and Youth Leader with Bridgeport Youth Power Committee (Bassick High School, Bridgeport). Panel Moderator:…

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January 2021

Improving Community Health Through Community Engagement

January 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In our fourth episode, which will be held on January 26, 2021, we will discuss how Community Health workers and physicians at Bridgeport Hospital have used community assessments to provide rapid support to residents in Bridgeport most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about how they collaborated with local social service providers to decrease the amount of COVID related deaths in one corner of Connecticut’s largest city. Register today!

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A Conversation on the Impact of COVID-19 on Women

January 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Fund for Women & Girls and the Center for Nonprofit Excellence invite you to join us for a conversation on the impact of Covid-19 on women. This webinar will feature the soon to be released report, “Essential Equity: Women, Covid-19 and Rebuilding CT,” which was collaboratively produced by member organizations of the Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls and the Connecticut Data Collaborative. The topics to be explored during the one-hour conversation include: Women in the workplace as essential…

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February 2021

Fairfield County’s Giving Day

February 25, 2021 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Mark your calendars for our region's biggest day of philanthropy! Join us online on February 25, 2021 for this virtual event that supports local causes you care about. Nonprofit registration opens November 5th.

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Fairfield County’s Giving Day Virtual Launch Party

February 25, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Join us to kick off Fairfield County’s Giving Day on February 25th. Our morning party will be virtual this year, and will begin at 8:30 AM. Invite your colleagues, donors, friends and all to be part of the event! We’ll be announcing Why I Give video contest prize winners, and we’ll reveal a new prize category exclusively to event guests – tune in to find out how to win an extra $1,000 for the causes you care about most! Register Today!

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March 2021

March Community Conversation: Environmental Justice in Our Community

March 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join FCCF and organizers from Connecticut Citizens Action Group for the next event in our Community Conversations series, held via Zoom. Learn about the basics of environmental justice, how hazards impact different communities in Fairfield County, and how Green Justice Zones serve as a tool for action. Register now.

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