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Jackie Downing, Director of Grantmaking and Nonprofit Effectiveness

COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits

A listing of financial assistance and other COVID-19-related resources available for nonprofits.

Nonprofit Training Workshops

The Foundation's training forums, workshops and other learning opportunities are for organizations serving Greater New Haven and the Valley. Sessions are designed to strengthen the leadership, management and adaptive capacities of nonprofits large and small, from those who are just starting out to longstanding organizations.

Other Training Providers:

Training Funds:

TD Charitable Foundation Non-Profit Training Resource Fund will award up to $1000 per organization to attend approved classes and courses that will enhance job performance.

Find a Consultant

A listing of nonprofit consultant directories and advice for the contracting process.

Effective Boards

Learn about the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards of directors and how to be an effective board member.

Organizational Resources

Organization policies, evaluation tools, fund development strategies, start-up information and other resources are in this comprehensive listing.

Organizations Seeking Board Members

Find volunteer opportunities throughout the region.

Benefits of an Endowment

The when, why and how of starting an endowment.

Job Searches

Resources for attracting the best candidates and making the right hire.


When you join GNH Community you can post events, news releases, photos and videos, share information or start a discussion. Using social media, Community Foundation staff and other members send your posts to approximately 3000 individuals, businesses and media contacts that have expressed interest in knowing more about the work of local nonprofits.


How do donors and volunteers find out about local nonprofits? giveGreater.org®. More than $4 million has been raised for nonprofits serving our region since giveGreater.org® was launched in 2010; many gifts made are reported by donors as their first to an organization. Increase the visibility of your organization, reach new donors and learn about nonprofit best practices. Create your organization's profile today.

Organization Funds

Organization Funds with The Community Foundation are for nonprofits that wish to have a portion of their charitable assets managed according to a long-term investment model alongside The Community Foundation’s endowment.

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Jackie Downing

Director of Grantmaking and Nonprofit Effectiveness


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