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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JULY 17: 1:00 - 2:00 PM: Independent Sector - Is Your Organization Ready for the Taxman? >>

JULY 17: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: The Communication Network - Using Shared Values and Cognitive Science to Drive New Narratives >>

JULY 18: 12:30 - 1:10 PM: Innovative Philanthropy to Close the Opportunity Gap >>
Fairfield County's Community Foundation is hosting a series of specially-themed webinars to spark discussions and launch the community into the years to come. The July webinar highlights a powerful approach to solving persistent youth unemployment around the world, and features Tia Hodges of the Citi Foundation's Pathways to Progress Initiative. They'll also share more about the ways in which FCCF is working with partners to build strong communities across Fairfield County.

JULY 23: 3:00 - 4:00 PM: Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities - Can Opportunity Zones Create Equitable Impact? >>

JULY 25: 2:00 - 3:30 PM: Intergenerational Equity Webinar: Spotlight on Youth Voice Project and Opportunity Youth United >>
Everyday Democracy's webinar will explore best practices for building intergenerational equity in your work. Youth Voice Project will share their experience in developing intergenerational conversations that provide a welcoming space for people across all generations to enter and tell their stories, voice their opinions, and organize together to create sustainable solutions in a concrete way. Opportunity Youth United will discuss their national work and how they organize young leaders and adult allies to work together and build power within communities.

JULY 25: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Exponent Philanthropy - How Grantmaking Organiozations Drive Social Change >>

AUGUST 21: 2:00 PM: Grantmakers in the Arts - Real and Not Real: The history of racialization in the United States >>

AUGUST 29: 2:00 - 3:00 PM: Bromelkamp Company (for CCP members interested in grantmanagement software) - Bromelkamp Company at a Glance >>

SEPTEMBER 4: 1:00 - 2:00 PM: Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities - Balance of Power: How Courts and States are Impacting Policy >>     


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

Regional "Vote or Lose" Briefing Series >>

The Alliance of Nonprofits is hosting briefings around the state for nonprofit staff, board members, advocates, volunteers, and other supporters. Attendees will hear from former legislators, nonprofit leaders, and Alliance staff on how to effectively engage gubernatorial and legislative candidates through nonpartisan activities during the election.

  • JULY 17: Norwalk, 10:00am, Keystone House, 147 Main Street
  • JULY 23: Middletown, 10:00am, MARC, 124 Washington Street
  • JULY 25: New Haven, 9:30am, United Way of Greater New Haven, 370 James Street, Suite 403.

Education and Economic Security: Updates on the Status of Women and Girls in Hartford County >>

JULY 25: 8:30 - 11:00 AM: University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford
Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls will release newly updated research on the status of women and girls at an information session on July 25. The session will communication about what challenges and opportunities women and girls encounter as they seek educational advancement and economic security.

Working Cities, Thriving Communities: How Cross-Sector Collaboration Helps Our Communities Thrive >>

AUGUST 8: 8:00 - 9:00 AM: Hartford Marriott Downtown, Hartford
Eric S. Rosengren, president & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will give a keynote about the Working Cities Challenge at the HartfordMetro Alliance's morning event. The Working Cities Challenge is a grant competition designed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to support cross-sector, collaborative leadership and ambitious work to improve the lives of people in small and mid-size cities. Hartford and East Hartford are among five cities in our state to receive the grant. Join us to celebrate and learn more about the unique, collaborative and innovative approaches communities are taking to solve the issues that matter most: improving the long-term financial stability of families; improving the talent pipeline for employers; and creating a thriving, strong and sustainable regional economy. Webster Bank is a presenting sponsor in partnership with United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.

Boehringer Ingelheim's 7th Annual Seminar for Nonprofits >>

SEPTEMBER 13: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM: Ethan Allen Hotel, Danbury
Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and United Way of Western Connecticut will present their 7th Annual Seminar for Nonprofits on Thursday, September 17, 2018. Through the generous efforts of the Company's internal and external volunteers, the seminar is offered free of charge.

Progreso Latino Fund 15th Anniversary Gala >>

SEPTEMBER 15: Save the date, 7:00 PM - Midnight, The Ball Room at SCSU, New Haven
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven's Progresso Latino Fund is celebrating 15 years! Stay tuned for more information or contact plf@cfgnh.org.

Annual Nonprofit Conference: The Power of Nonprofits During Challenging Times >>

OCTOBER 2: Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford
Save the date for Connecticut Nonprofit Alliance's annual event for nonprofits.

Re-envisioning Our Field:  Advancing Racial Equity & Leading Innovation in Capacity Building >>

OCTOBER 10-12: Hartford Hilton, Hartford
The 2018 Alliance for Nonprofit Management Annual Capacity Builder’s Conference is a one-of-a-kind, opportunity for capacity builders of every kind: consultants, coaches, funders, academics, executives, you name it, to come together. The conference provides the chance to convene, dialogue, learn, shape and advance the field for the good of the nonprofits and communities we serve. The three-day event includes presentation opportunities with local nonprofits, work-sessions for our Affinity & Interest Groups, twenty-plus workshop sessions curated for capacity builders by capacity builders, and thought provoking plenary sessions. Our 2018 theme is "Re-envisioning Our Field: Advancing Racial Equity and Leading Innovation in Capacity Building." This is a critical time for our field to reflect, to learn together, and to consider how our work should evolve to address racial inequities in our society. From amplifying emerging approaches to reflecting on research and exploring its implications for practice, we invite you to register now and plan to bring your perspectives, experiences, and energy to our annual conference.

Grace Farms Foundation Annual Benefit >>

OCTOBER 13: Grace Farms, New Canaan
Grace Farms Foundation's 13th Annual Benefit features fall vistas, seated dinner in the Court, a new work by a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, and dancing. The benefit funds the Grace Farms Foundation Public Fund to keep Grace Farms and its programs accessible to all.

Annual Signature Breakfast >>

OCTOBER 26: 7:30 - 9:30 AM: Hartford Marriott Downtown, Hartford
Jennifer Openshaw, CEO of Girls with Impact is the keynote speaker for Aurora Foundation for Women and Girls' 13th Annual Signature Breakfast. Jennifer Openshaw is the CEO of Girls with Impact, equipping girls to become the next generation of leaders, and a national financial expert as seen on Oprah, Today, and Good Morning America. She founded and sold Women’s Financial Network, the first financial services company by women, for women, to Wall Street legend Muriel Siebert. As CEO, Jen was among a handful of female CEOs in Silicon Valley during the Internet’s early rise, and was named among the Internet’s 25 Rising Stars. She served as host of ABC Radio’s “Winning Advice with Jennifer Openshaw,” and has advised numerous Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, where she served as national spokesperson and advisor on women. A regular fixture in the media, she is the author of three books, including The Millionaire Zone. 

12th Annual Cocktails @ 8  >>

OCTOBER 20: 8:00 PM: Location TBD
The Broad View Fund at the Main Street Community Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 beneficiaries of the proceeds from the 12th Annual Cocktails @ 8. This year’s proceeds will help to support the collaborative exchange between Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, the Bristol Preschool Child Care Center, and the Talcott Center for Child Development. Together, they will be launching an innovative curriculum called “Bristol=Resilient Children.” This new pilot program will impact over 500 children and families annually at Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center (INMELC) and the Bristol Preschool Child Care Center (BPCC). 

Celebrating Your Work, Sharing Our Stories >>

DECEMBER 13: 5:30 - 8:30 pm: Location TBD
William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund is celebrating 25 years with six reflection events around the state. Each event will feature music, food, an uplifting atmosphere, story sharing, and community building activities. Former and current grantees, staff, and community members are all welcome to attend. The 25th year will culminate with a story sharing exhibit on December 13.

Fairfierld County's Giving Day >>

FEBRUARY 28, 2019
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!       


SEPTEMBER 6-7: New England International Donors and The Philanthropic Initiative’s Center for Global Philanthropy - 2018 Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium, Cambridge, MA

To propel forward the capacity and impact of internationally-oriented philanthropists, including individuals, families, foundations, investors, and corporate funders. In addition to thought-provoking keynote addresses, the symposium will offer 12 skill building workshops on a variety of subjects including systems thinking, gender-based giving, impact investment, participatory grant-making, how community foundations can strengthen their international portfolio and more. The Symposium will provide funders a place to network, learn about relevant trends in international philanthropy, discover opportunities for collaboration, and gain practical, hands-on skills to increase the impact of their international giving. Early Bird Tickets are available till June 30.

OCTOBER 17: High Water Women - Investing for Ompact Symposium, New York, NY       


SEPTEMBER 6: EITC Funders Network - Advancing Racial and Gender Equity Through the Tax Code: Tax Credits and Beyond, National Harbor, MD

SEPTEMBER 12-14: Stanford Social Innovation Review - Nonprofit Management Institute: Toward Real Change: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Stanford, CA

SEPTEMBER 13-14: National Center for Family Philanthropy - 20th Anniversary Symposium: Imagining the Future of Family Philanthropy, San Francisco, CA

SEPTEMBER 28-30: Exponent Philanthropy - National Conference, Philadelphia, PA

OCTOBER 10-12: The Communications Network - ComNet18, San Francisco, CA

NOVEMBER 8-10: Race Forward - Facing Race Conference, Detroit, MI


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

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