CCP 2020 Virtual Conference

When: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 1:00pm to Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 3:00pm EDT
Where: 
Virtual Presentation
$100.00
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Meeting the Moment: Community, Equity, and Philanthropy

Join your colleagues at this year's conference focused on "Meeting the Moment." CCP will bring the most important elements of our annual conference to a virtual space, providing opportunities for learning, networking, and building relationships to move work forward.

Please contact Annie Adams, aadams at ctphilanthropy.org to register or for more information.

The virtual presentations are open to staff and trustees of grantmaking organizations, nonprofit organizations, government, and community leaders.

     

 

Session 1: Keynote Address with Trabian Shorters
Asset Framing for Equity During Crisis

Learn How Language and Narratives Can Support Communities and Social Change

Join us for this eye-opening look at the power of the stories we tell and the language we use, and how our choices can lift up or tear down the communities we serve. Trabian Shorters, founder and CEO of BMe Community, former Knight Foundation VP, New York Times bestselling author, and pioneer of the concept of "Asset Framing," will share his visionary approach to communications and engagement with communities that centers aspirations and contributions, increasing equity and improving outcomes. This keynote address is sure to inspire and provide new insights you can apply to your work. 

Thursday, October 15: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Keynote Presentation
2:00 - 3:00 PM - Connect, reflect, and move the work forward in breakout discussions (funders only) (optional)


Session 2: Building Community Engagement to Increase Equity and Impact

In the second session of CCP’s 2020 virtual conference, local and national funders will share practical ideas and lessons from their experience developing meaningful engagement with communities. Join Michelle DePass, President and Chief Executive Officer, Meyer Memorial Trust, and Laura McCargar, President, Perrin Family Foundation, for an engaging dialogue between two experienced funders sharing real-world stories and candid insights outlining approaches to creating meaningful connections with communities, building trust, and increasing impact. 

Tuesday, October 20: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Presentation
2:00 - 3:00 PM - Connect, reflect, and move the work forward in breakout discussions (funders only) (optional)


Session 3: Building Boards to Move Mission-Driven Work: Justice, Equity, and Nonprofit Boards

In the third and final marquee event in CCP’s Virtual 2020 Conference Anne Wallestad, executive director of BoardSource will join David Addams, executive director, and Lisa Graustein, board chair, of the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund for a unique program focused on nonprofit boards—a key to creating institutional change. Anchored in the story of one foundation’s journey, this session will share national trends, key learning, and best practices—and explore what it means for boards to lead and be partners in the work of centering equity.

Thursday, October 29: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

1:00 - 2:00 PM - Presentation
2:00 - 3:00 PM - Connect, reflect, and move the work forward in breakout discussions (funders only) (optional)


Networking Opportunities

Each program in CCP's 2020 Virtual Conference Series will be followed by special opportunities to engage with funder peers from across the state in discussions for further reflection and exploration of how to transform learning into action. (funders only)  


CONFERENCE AGENDA

  • Session 1: Keynote Address with Trabian Shorters: Asset Framing for Equity During Crisis
    Thursday, October 15: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
    1:00 - 2:00 PM - Keynote Presentation
    2:00 - 3:00 PM - Connect, reflect, and move the work forward in breakout discussions (funders only) (optional)
     
  • Session 2: Building Community Engagement to Increase Equity and Impact
    Tuesday, October 20: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
    1:00 - 2:00 PM - Presentation
    2:00 - 3:00 PM - Connect, reflect, and move the work forward in breakout discussions (funders only) (optional)
     
  • Session 3: Building Boards to Move Mission-Driven Work: Justice, Equity, and Nonprofit Boards
    Thursday, October 29: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
    1:00 - 2:00 PM - Presentation
    2:00 - 3:00 PM - Connect, reflect, and move the work forward in breakout discussions (funders only) (optional)    

CONFERENCE FEES  

  • CCP Members - $100
  • Non-Member Funders - $150
  • Nonprofit Organizations, and Government and Community Leaders - $100

REGISTRATION

Staff and trustees of grantmaking and nonprofit organizations, and government and community leaders may register for the conference.

Registration must be paid in full prior to the event. If you must cancel, please let us know as soon as possible. Individuals who need to cancel are encouraged to transfer their registration to another eligible attendee.


CCP’s 2020 Conference is part of its Racial Equity and Justice programming. Click here for more information and programs >>


QUESTIONS?

For questions about the programs or registration, please contact Annie Adams, Program Consultant, 860-525-5585.  


THANK YOU TO OUR 2020 CONFERENCE SUPPORTERS

LEAD

 

GOLD

 

SILVER

Nordson Corporation Foundation

Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut

BRONZE

blumshapiro

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut

Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

Connecticut Health Foundation

CohnReznick

eBenefits Group Northeast, LLC

People's United Bank

PKF O'Connor Davies

Reid and Riege