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Thriving Communities Conversations

Thriving Communities Conversations

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut hosts series of community conversations

Empowering Our Youth: Latest grants in action

Empowering Our Youth: Latest grants in action

Site visits with grant recipients reveal great work with Eastern Connecticut young people

At second community conversation, adults will do the listening

At second community conversation, adults will do the listening

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut will host “Thriving Communities: Are We Hearing the Voices of Our young People?" beginning at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 17, at Kelly Middle School, 25 Mahan Drive, Norwich.

Foundation Tops Grant-making Record for 2017 Spring Cycle

Foundation Tops Grant-making Record for 2017 Spring Cycle

The Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut has issued its latest round of charitable grants totaling $1,756,770, an increase of 23% over last year’s grants made through the same cycles.

More on the

More on the "Thriving Communities Conversations"

The discussion of the role of the arts in a thriving community begins with the question, 'Do the Arts Matter?'

Foundation Launches Series of Community Conversations

Foundation Launches Series of Community Conversations

The “Thriving Communities” series of four public conversations in 2017 will offer safe, civil discourse that encourages contrasting points of view, requires respectful listening and results in new understanding.

CCP Confirms Board Leadership and Elects New Members

CCP Confirms Board Leadership and Elects New Members

At the March meeting, the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy (CCP) Board confirmed board leadership through March 2018 and elected three new board members

The Community Foundation joins Planned Parenthood in honoring Judy Tabar

The Community Foundation joins Planned Parenthood in honoring Judy Tabar

CFECT President and CEO Maryam Elahi joined Planned Parenthood supporters on March 8

Janvrin sisters’ legacy leaves $8 million each to two community foundations.

Janvrin sisters’ legacy leaves $8 million each to two community foundations.

$8 million gift to the community foundation of eastern ct to Benefit Birds, Animals, and the Environment

Town of Pomfret partners with Foundation for benefit of its library

Seven funds, totaling more than $200,000, will be managed as agency endowments to support the Pomfret Public Library.

Avalonia Land Conservancy creates endowment to support its mission in perpetuity

Avalonia Land Conservancy, Inc., a land trust dedicated to conservation via acquisition of natural areas, has created a $50,000 fund to benefit its open space and habitat preservation efforts.

Real estate gift creates the Powers Family Fund

When the Powers Family decided that a condo they owned in Ledyard was no longer an investment they needed, Mark and Maura approached the Community Foundation about gifting the property to fund a permanently endowed donor advised fund.

Events

 

11.9.17: Financial Reports- The 3 You Must Have and The 1 You Want

11.9.17: Financial Reports- The 3 You Must Have and The 1 You Want

Free Workshop Series at Nonprofit Resource Center

9.12.17: Grant Seeking for Individuals

9.12.17: Grant Seeking for Individuals

Free Workshop Series for New London County Nonprofits

8.22.17: Estate Planning for the 99%

8.22.17: Estate Planning for the 99%

Cannon Estate Planning Teleconference Series

7.25.17: Estate Planning for and Administration of Digital Assets

7.25.17: Estate Planning for and Administration of Digital Assets

Cannon Estate Planning Teleconference Series

6.28.17: Eastern Connecticut Mentoring Collaborative

6.28.17: Eastern Connecticut Mentoring Collaborative

mentoring collaborative hosted by the community foundation of eastern connecticut

May events showcase Women & Girls Funds

May events showcase Women & Girls Funds

The Community Foundation's commitment to helping women of all ages in Eastern Connecticut comes to life this month when our Northeast and Windham women and girls funds host two exciting events.

5.19.17 Finding Hope

5.19.17 Finding Hope

Windham Area Women & Girls Fund: A Celebration of Women & Girls

5.18.17 Sassy Chapeau Hat Show

5.18.17 Sassy Chapeau Hat Show

Northeast Area Women & Girls Fund celebrates the special women in our lives

4.18.17: How to Start and Run Your Nonprofit Business

4.18.17: How to Start and Run Your Nonprofit Business

Free Workshop Series for New London County Nonprofits

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