Events

Nonprofit Education

Main Street Community Foundation partners with local organizations and businesses to offer its Nonprofit Education Series. As part of this series, MSCF will offer web/audioconferences on topics of interest to enhance the development and knowledge of nonprofit Board members, professionals and volunteers in collaboration with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Connecticut Chapter (AFP)

All sessions are offered at no charge to local nonprofits.

More information, including session descriptions and presentations, will be posted once it is available. Additional workshops will also be posted once they are announced.

2019 NONPROFIT EDUCATION SERIES:

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The Next Generation of Giving
AFP Web/Audioconference
1:00-2:30 p.m. at Main Street Community Foundation
Click here for the webinar description, including RSVP instructions.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
The Future of Philanthropy and Why Diversity Matters
AFP Web/Audioconference
1:00-2:30 p.m. at Main Street Community Foundation
Click here for the webinar description, including RSVP instructions.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Why You Need a Case for Support and How to Build One
AFP Web/Audioconference
1:00-2:30 p.m. at Main Street Community Foundation
Click here for the webinar description, including RSVP instructions.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Multi-Channel Storytelling to Amp Up Your Fundraising and Other Campaigns
AFP Web/Audioconference
1:00-2:30 p.m. at Main Street Community Foundation
Click here for the webinar description, including RSVP instructions.
 

If you have any questions or would like to be added to our distribution list please contact Samantha Rajotte, Scholarship & Program Officer, at samantha@mainstreetfoundation.org or by telephone at 860.583.6363.

Wonder of Women

The 18th annual Wonder of Women (WOW) event was held on April 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. With over 400 friends and inspiring guest speakers, the night was one to remember. The evening featured two grantee organizations and the guest speaker, Colleen Kelly Alexander, a lifelong athlete and motivational speaker who inspires positive change, contribution, determination and actionable gratitude. Proceeds from the event fund the Women & Girls' Fund's annual grant cycle, which sees the distribution of thousands of dollars to dozens of organizations. 

The 19th annual Wonder of Women (WOW) event will be held on April 21, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. We hope to see you there!

For more information on the WOW event and the Women & Girls' Fund, visit the Women & Girls' Fund page.