Board Development

Call for Board Nominations

The CCP Board is reaching out to members to identify possible board candidates to help discover the right individuals for volunteer leadership.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Family Ties: How Philanthropy is Bridging the Generation Gap

NEW YORK, NY -- Linda Franciscovich, executive director of The Grossman Family Foundation and a member of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy’s board of directors, is interviewed by Fudiciary Trust in recognition of National Philanthropy Month. The discussion centers around the evolution of philanthropy—how multiple generations are working together to tackle society’s most pressing challenges.

Sunday, September 18, 2016
At Nonprofits in Southwestern Connecticut, A Small Army of Directors on the Move

NORWALK, CT -- If Vincencia Adusei and Joel Green have a few things very much in common, both working in Bridgeport and focusing their careers on real estate, they can add one more as each joined last month the board of directors of the Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. Fairfield County’s Community Foundation numbers among the nonprofits that touches many others through the financial grants it awards, as well as through its Center for Nonprofit Excellence that holds forums for people to learn how to better run their organizations, including one next Wednesday in Norwalk to school board chairs on the ever-more-intense requirements of their roles.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Renowned board governance expert coming to the Northwest Corner

NORTHWEST CT -- Chuck Loring CFRE, MBA, considered one of the nation’s top authorities on board governance and board fundraising will hold a two-session seminar, “How to Make a Good Board Great,” Thursday, September 10, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, at the Nancy Marine Studio at the Warner Theatre, 68 Main Street, Torrington. Sessions will include “Best Practices in Board Roles, Board Structure” and “Recruitment and Effective Board Fundraising.” The event is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut.