Men & Boys' Fund - 5th Year Anniversary Celebration

The Men & Boys' Fund is celebrating their 5th anniversary with a breakfast event on June 9, 2022 at 7:30a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol. Join the Men & Boys’ Fund for a morning of motivation and inspiration in celebration of the first five years as they aim to build an even greater future to ensure the Fund can continue to address unmet needs of local men and boys. Local author, TV host and community leader Eric Clemons will address how boys can achieve success and share his personal story, while Vannessa L. Dorantes, LMSW, Commissioner, CT Department of Children and Families will provide an overview of the specific needs and challenges men and boys in our state face. View the event poster here and save the date!

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For more information on the event and the Men & Boys' Fund, visit the Men & Boys' Fund page.

Women & Girls Fund - Wonder of Women

The 21st annual Wonder of Women (WOW) event was held on May 3, 2022 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. About 400 individuals joined us for an uplifting evening. Grantee speakers showcased the impact of the Fund before Ayodele Casel, the featured guest speaker who is an acclaimed tap dancer and choreographer, took the stage to the delight of the crowd. Stay tuned for the 2023 event!

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

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.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not expecting to hold any workshops in 2022. More information, including session descriptions and presentations, will be posted once we are able to safely hold workshops. 

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