This workshop is the first in a two-part series focusing on the basics of visual storytelling. Explore the elements funders may look for when evaluating grant success and impact; how to effectively communicate to funders and donors; the basic elements of a compelling story; and tips on getting better photos to illustrate your mission and impact.
Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising
Thursday, September 20
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Jewish Community Center, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge
Chuck Loring returns for this popular day-long workshop that takes a close look at board recruitment, structure, operations and culture. Registration opens June, 1.
Grant Writing 101
Wednesday, September 26
9:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon St, New Haven
For professional and volunteer grant writers with little to moderate experience. Examine the standard elements included in many grant applications. Learn tips and techniques for writing compelling narratives and presenting necessary financial information.
With Jackie Downing, The Community Foundation's Director of Grantmaking and Nonprofit Effectiveness
Development Director Roundtable
Thursday, October 4, 9-11am. Check-in begins at 8:30am. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven.
A facilitated conversation for development directors.
Telling Your Story to Funders, Part II: Videos and Infographics
Wednesday, October 24
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m.
Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave, Hamden
With presenters Rev. Kevin Ewing of Baobab Tree Studios and staff from The Community Foundation, this workshop is the second in a two-part series on the basics of visual storytelling. Explore how to select and use videos and infographics to tell compelling stories that illustrate your mission and impact.
Nonprofit Finances 101
Thursday, October 25, 9-11am. Check-in begins at 8:30am.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven.
Learn the basic of how to read, understand and use budgets, profits and loss statements, and the fundamentals of cash flow.
Program Staff Roundtable
Thursday, November 1. 9-11am. Check-in begins at 8:30am. The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven.
Nonprofit program staff share successes and challenges in a facilitated discussion.
*Workshops are produced by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven for nonprofits providing services its 20-town region, including the five towns served by the Valley Community Foundation.
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