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September 2018

Introduction to Sustainability and Succession Planning

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$125

This workshop will introduce participants to a comprehensive model and time-frame for assessing and managing Organizational Sustainability and Succession. Participants can expect the following outcomes: Familiarity with the Sustainability and Succession planning frame, with attention to leadership and staff development Understanding of key trends effecting mission and organizational sustainability Initial assessment of participant’s organizational readiness using the “Sustainability Assessment Checklist” Actionable next steps At the conclusion of the workshop all participating organizations will be offered a follow-up phone coaching session to…

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October 2018

Data Bootcamp

October 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$75

Data Bootcamp is a day-long training focused on data analysis and data visualization for nonprofit professionals. Our users are looking for opportunities to learn in a hands-on workshop style and to have supportive instructors close at hand. In the first half of the day, we will practice data analysis in spreadsheeting format, including constructing formulas, creating pivot tables and generating descriptive statistics. In the afternoon, we will explore data visualization as an analytical tool and for reporting purposes. We will…

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November 2018

Digital Marketing Series: Part 1 – Nonprofit Website 3.0

November 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$50

This class will show you how to get the most out of the investments you’ve already made in current websites… And if you are thinking about a new or upgraded website, this class is an absolute must. In Nonprofit Website 3.0, you will learn: The essential principles of creating a third-generation website (websites 3.0) The three critical homepage mistakes nonprofits are making Why nonprofit websites are terrible for driving online donations --- and what you can do about it. How mobile…

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Finding Data for Grants

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$15

Join us for this interactive conversation on “Finding Data for Grants” with Mark Abraham, Executive Director of DataHaven. Click here to register.

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Digital Marketing Series: Part 2 – Powerful Social Networking

November 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$50

Social networks are powerhouses of change and they were not invented by Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn!  Humankind naturally creates social networks. Nonprofits have long used the power of social networking for advocacy, community building and fundraising. The digital age is providing new and quick ways to widely build and activate human networks. In Powerful Social Networking, you will learn: The essential, unchanging rules of social networks - online and offline How to select the social network platforms - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,…

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December 2018

Digital Marketing Series: Part 3 – The ABC’s of Digital Copywriting and Content Creation

December 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$50

Are people bothering to listen to what your nonprofit is saying? The truth is that many nonprofits are sending out lots of communications, but too few people are listening. In this training, you’ll learn how to create digital content that stands out and get people to act. This workshop is part of a four-part series intended to support nonprofits participating in Fairfield County's Giving Day 2019. Attendees are welcome to sign up for individual workshops or the entire series here. A…

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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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Greater Stamford Nonprofit Legislative Forum

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UCONN Stamford, 1 University Place
Stamford, CT 06901 United States
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$15

Held in partnership with the University of Connecticut Stamford Campus, the annual Greater Stamford Nonprofit Legislative Forum is an opportunity for Stamford-area nonprofits to directly connect with their state legislators. Click here to register.

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Digital Marketing Series: Part 4 – Optimizing Your Digital Toolbox

December 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, 40 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854 United States
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$50

The cloud is, a system of servers that host information on the Internet. Many use the cloud to store their data in that system. They access their information online instead of storing it on on-site. Cloud is unlocking benefits such as insight, agility and operational efficiency that are enhancing nonprofits’ ability to help those who need it most. Attend this training, and learn how to best make the cloud work for you. This workshop is part of a four-part series…

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