Capacity Building Workshops

As part of an ongoing commitment to help strengthen the capacity of nonprofits, the Valley Community Foundation, through its partner in philanthropy, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, offers a series of training sessions to nonprofits serving Greater New Haven and the Lower Naugatuck Valley. Topics and dates vary. 

Questions?  Please contact Stephanie Chung at 203-777-7077 or email

Grantseeker Webinar 2018 (Recorded)

This webinar reviews the responsive grant opportunities offered by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. View the recorded webinar and slideshow presentation from February 2.

The Great Give® Workshops

Successful Strategies for The Great Give® - Tuesday, March 20, and Tuesday, March 27. Panel discussion on best pratices with past participants. Locations in Hamden and Shelton. Learn more and register.

Final Steps for Marketing for The Great Give® - Wednesday, April 4, The Community Foundation. One hour webinar (9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.) followed by one-on-one help with your marketing plan, perfecting your Great Give®  profile and finalizing your message. Learn more and register. 

April 2018

Employers’ Primer on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment - Apr. 10 (NOTE DATE AND LOCATION CHANGE)

For CEOs, HR professionals and Board members responsible for creating policy and procedure and protocol. 

Tuesday, April 10 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. The Community Foundation 70 Audbon St., New Haven 


Voter Engagement for Nonprofits - Apr. 11

Help your community and staff register and vote. Learn tips and best practices for nonpartisan voter registration, voter education, candidate engagement and getting out the vote.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon St. New Haven 

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Participación del votante para organizaciones sin fines de lucro - 11 de abril

Ayude a su comunidad y personal a registrarse y votar. Conozca los consejos y las mejores prácticas para el registro de votantes no partidista, la educación del votante, la participación de los candidatos y la votación.

Criterios de elegibilidad: la organizacion debe operar en Greater New Haven

Miércoles, 11 de abril del 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Ubicación: The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
70 Audubon St. ( estacionamiento gratuito)




JUNE 2018

Cyber Security Panel

The Latest Trends, Risks, and How to Protect Your Systems.
Thursday, June 7, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ACES SDA Building, 205 Skiff Street (rear), Hamden, CT.



Purposeful Boards, Powerful Fundraising

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.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Jewish Community Center, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge

*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. 

Other Training Providers

How can we help?

Valerie Knight-DiGangi

Program Officer 203-751-9162


253-A Elizabeth Street
Derby, Connecticut 06418


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