Meet the Funders Workshop

Thursday, September 12, 2019 -
8:15am to 10:00am EDT
Red Lion Inn, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell
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Association of Fundraising Professionals, Connecticut Chapter is hosting a "Meet the Funders" event for nonprofits to learn more about the grant making process.

This session will enhance your understanding of professional practice and industry trends that make nonprofit grant pursuits more successful.


Rebecca Allen is a Senior Program Officer for the Melville Charitable Trust, a national foundation dedicated to finding solutions to prevent and end homelessness. Her portfolio includes economic security and ending family homelessness.

Nancy Bulkeley is the Senior Community Affairs Representative for Dominion Nuclear Connecticut. Nancy has been in the Nuclear Industry for 23 years, in the areas of human resources, communications and public affairs. In her current position, Nancy is responsible for representing her company and its policies and programs in the community. Nancy has served on committees and boards for several non profit organizations in her community.

Kim A. Healey is Executive Director of NewAlliance Foundation, an independent, private charitable foundation based in New Haven, Connecticut. Ms. Healey, who serves on several non profit boards throughout Connecticut, served as Board Chair of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy from 2012 2014. She most recently co chaired the Women’s Leadership Initiative of the United Way of Greater New Haven.

Kathryn Luria serves as Senior Vice President of Community Affairs and Director of Philanthropy at the corporate headquarters of Webster Bank in Waterbury, CT. In this role, she oversees the corporate philanthropic arm of the organization across the franchise. Kathy helps guide the bank toward achieving a key tenant of The Webster Way, to give of ourselves in the communities we serve.


AFP Members - Registered: $20
AFP Members - Walk in: $25*

Non members - Registered: $30
Non members - Walk in: $35*

*AFP welcomes “walk ins” to their monthly meetings, but they highly recommend pre-registering, for contact information incase of a cancellation or a last minute change.



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