Other Organization Events

Here are other organization's webinars and local, regional and national events to help you with planning out your year.


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WEBINARS & CONFERENCE CALLS

JANUARY 16: 1:00 - 2:00 PM: Funders Census Initiative & National Congress of American Indians - Census 2020 Messaging Results >>

JANUARY 16: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities - Power Forward: How Funders Can Turn Ideals into Impact >>

JANUARY 16: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Grantmakers in Aging - From FrameWorks to Ground Work: Reframing Aging in Colorado and Maine >>

JANUARY 17: 4:00 - 5:00 PM: Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees - The Border and Beyond

: Federal Immigration Policy Outlook and Philanthropic Engagement

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JANUARY 23: 1:00 - 2:00 PM: Funders Census Initiative & Arab American Institute - Census 2020 Messaging Results >>

JANUARY 28: 12:30 - 2:00 PM: Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees - Reflections from the Field: The Two Year Anniversary of the Muslim Ban >>

JANUARY 29: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Grantmakers in Aging - PACE 2.0: Expanding the Reach of a Proven Integrated Care Model for Older Adults >>

FEBRUARY 26: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Grantmakers in the Arts - GIA's Annual Research on Support for Arts and Culture >>  

Bromelkamp Company Informational Webinars (offered as part of CCP's Member Benefit Discount)
MARCH 20: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Never Type the Same Thing Twice >>
JUNE 20: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Save the date. Registration link to come: I Don't Need Grants Management Software >>
SEPTEMBER 17: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Can Something Do My Work, So I Can Do My Job? >>
DECEMBER 4: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: 12 CRM Features Every Foundation Needs >>  


CONNECTICUT

If you have an event to list, please contact Laurie Allen, Director of Communications, 860-525-5585. The calendar is updated monthly.


Danbury Opportunity Zone (OZ) Workshop >>

JANUARY 23: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Palace Theatre, Danbury
Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to reinvest their unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds - private investment vehicles dedicated to community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America's lowest-income communities. CERC, Pullman & Comley, and CRCOG invite you to learn more about the new federal Opportunity Zones program and how to grow business through long-term investments in low-income communities. This event will provide a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the new program, as well as recommendations for cities, philanthropies, advocates, and private sector representatives interested in Opportunity Fund creation, operation, and management and equitable development outcomes throughout our nation's 7,927 newly designated Opportunity Zones.

Women's Giving Circle >>

JANUARY 24: 6:00 - 8:00 PM: Westover School, Women in Science and Engineering Center, Middlebury (snow date - January 30)
The Connecticut Community Foundation is hosting a socializing and networking event for current and prospective Women’s Giving Circle members. The event will feature potluck refreshments, and the viewing of a TED talk, followed by a facilitated conversation about perceptions of opportunities and challenges in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills, and how the Giving Circle can meaningfully impact local issues.

Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative Workshops >>

The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy has joined with the University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy and eleven other Connecticut public and nonprofit sector associations as a partner organization of the Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative. As a partner organization, employees of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, its members, and their grantee agencies receive substantial discounts to attend workshops in a shared learning environment with public sector and nonprofit professionals. The all day workshops take place from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the University of Connecticut Hartford Campus.
JANUARY 25: Creating, Managing, and Governing Cross-Sector Strategic Collaboratives >>
FEBRUARY 22: Survey Usage and Methods for Enhanced Stakeholder Engagement >>
MARCH 29: Collective Bargaining and Labor Negotiations >>
APRIL 26: Evaluation for Publicly Funded Programs >>
MAY 17: Establishing and Maintaining a Harassment-Free Environment in Your Organization: Protecting You, Your Organization, and Your Employees >>

Hartford Opportunity Zone (OZ) Workshop >>

JANUARY 29: 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Capital Region Council of Governments, Hartford
Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to reinvest their unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds - private investment vehicles dedicated to community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America's lowest-income communities. CERC, Pullman & Comley, and CRCOG invite you to learn more about the new federal Opportunity Zones program and how to grow business through long-term investments in low-income communities. This event will provide a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the new program, as well as recommendations for cities, philanthropies, advocates, and private sector representatives interested in Opportunity Fund creation, operation, and management and equitable development outcomes throughout our nation's 7,927 newly designated Opportunity Zones.

New Canaan Community Foundation Annual Meeting >>

FEBRUARY 6: 6:00 - 8:00 PM: Waveny House, New Canaan
Hear a brief update on the New Canaan Community Foundation's successes in 2018, and remarks about the state of CT nonprofit and philanthropic issues by Connecticut Council for Philanthropy President, Karla Fortunato. Enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, conversation, and a warm fire as the Foundation kick-offs another year of support for its community.

Yale Philanthropy Conference >>

FEBRUARY 22: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM: Edward P. Evans Hall, Yale University, New Haven
Now in its fourteenth year, the Yale Philanthropy Conference is the only convening of the nonprofit and philanthropic sector planned entirely by MBA students. Bringing together thinkers, students, and professionals from leading institutions and foundations across the country, the conference fosters discussions about the role of philanthropy in the contemporary society, strengthens professional networks, builds management acumen necessary for vibrant institutions, and cultivates leadership in the social sector and beyond. Speakers include Anne Marie Burgoyne, Managing director of social innovation for Emerson Collective, Sherry Salway-Black, chairperson of First People's Fund, and Laura McCargar, president of the Perrin Family Foundation.

Fairfierld County's Giving Day >>

FEBRUARY 28: Online Giving Day
In five years, Fairfield County's Giving Day has raised close to $6 million for 746 local nonprofits. This annual one-day, regional effort harnesses the collective power of local residents and businesses to transform the way people think about, talk about, and participate in giving. Join Fairfield County's Community Foundation on February 28, 2019 for an amazing celebration - www.FCGives.org. Join us for our upcoming Center for Nonprofit Excellence workshops, including the Digital Marketing Series geared towards Giving Day participants. For the 6th year, Bank of America is continuing to invest in the region's nonprofit sector as Fairfield County's Giving Day's Champion Sponsor!

Diversity & Inclusion Conference >>

MARCH 14: Central Connecticut State University, New Britain
SAVE the DATE for Central Connecticut State University's Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills >>

APRIL 23-24: Online Giving Event
Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Hills is an extraordinary, fun and inspiring 36-hour online give-a-thon hosted by Connecticut Community Foundation that brings the region together as one—all to raise money and awareness for the vital work of hundreds of local nonprofits. The seventh annual event, as in prior years, will generate thousands of donations at www.GiveLocalCCF.org by community members who give to their favorite causes.

The Great Give >>

MAY 1-2: 36-hour Online Fundraising Event
The Great Give® unites donors with nonprofits serving Greater New Haven in a fun and engaging way. It raises money and awareness for so many causes important to our region, with valuable matching funds and prizes from The Community for Greater New Haven Foundation. Since 1928, The Foundation has been working to strengthen the capacity of local charitable organizations to meet the challenges of the day and deliver results for generations to come. Visit TheGreatGive.org between 8 a.m. on May 1 and 8 p.m. on May 2, choose one or more charitable organizations and donate. Attention nonprofits: The registration deadline for nonprofits to participate is April 13, 2018. Learn more and register here. Already registered? Be sure to take advantage of these worskhops to maximize your success!

Latinas and Power Symposium >>

MAY 16: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Hartford Marriot Downtown, Hartford
The Latinas & Power Symposium is a day of empowerment, networking and learning. They bring marketplace and career opportunities together with the Latina professional community. Throughout the day, they offer professional development sessions on building wealth, personal growth, technology, entrepreneurship, and career building.      


REGIONAL

OCTOBER 16-18: Grantmakers in Aging, GIA Annual Conference - Aging Beyond Boundaries, New York City, NY

     


NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

2019

JANUARY 28-29: The Johnson Center for Philanthropy - National Summit on Family Philanthropy, Fort Lauderdale, FL

FEBRUARY 21-22: Economic Opportunity Funders - 2019 Budget and Tax Briefing, Washington, DC

FEBRUARY 19-20: Stanford Social Innovation Review - Data on Purpose Conference, Stanford, CA

FEBRUARY 25-27: The Knight Foundation - The Knight Media Forum, Miami, FL

MARCH 3-6: Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) - 2019 Conference: The Experience - Atlanta, GA

MARCH 11-13: Peak Grantmaking - 2019 Conference, Denver, CO

MARCH 17-19: Jewish Funders Network - 2019 International Conference, San Francisco, CA

MARCH 18-20: The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities - 2019 Annual Conference: The Experience, Miami, FL

MARCH 20-22: Funders for LGBTQ Issues - Funding Forward, Tucson, AZ

APRIL 29 - MAY 1: Council on Foundations - Leading Together Conference, Miami, FL

MAY 1-3: United Way World Wide - Community Leadership and Impact Conference, Toronto, Canada

MAY 7-9: Funders Committee for Civic Participation - Annual Convening: Rising Together to Strenghten Our Democracy, Detroit, MI

MAY 7-9: Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) - 2019 Conference: Stronger Philanthropy, Minneapolis, MN

MAY 7-9: Asset Funders Network - Conference: Accelerating Ideas into Action, San Antonio, TX

MAY 14-16: Collective Impact Forum - 2019 Collective Impact Convening, Chicago, IL

MAY 29-30: Grantmakers for Effective Organizations - The Learning Conference, Seattle, WA

JUNE 5-7: Hispanics in Philanthropy - HIP Latino Leadership Conference, Washington, DC

SEPTEMBER 11-12: Council on Foundations - 2019 HR Summit, Atlanta, GA

OCTOBER 16-18: National Center for Family Philanthropy - National Forum, Chicago, IL

2020

NOVEMBER 3-6: WINGS (Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support) - WINGSForum 2020, Nairobi, Kenya