Main Street foundation offering education opportunities


The Main Street Community Foundation, in partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Connecticut Chapter announced education opportunities available in 2019. The foundation will offer four web/audioconferences on topics of interest to enhance the development and knowledge of nonprofit board members, professionals and volunteers.

All sessions are offered at no charge to local nonprofits. The following offerings will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the MSCF offices at 120 Halcyon Dr., Bristol:

On Wednesday, June 26, Ashley Thompson will present “The Next Generation of Giving.”

On Wednesday, July 24, Brenda Asare will present “The Future of Philanthropy and Why Diversity Matters.”

On Wednesday, Aug. 28, Leah Eustace will present “Why You Need a Case for Support and How to Build One.”


On Wednsday, Nov. 20, Alizah Epstein will present “Multi-channel Storytelling to Amp Up your Fundraising and Other Campaigns.”

More information, including full session descriptions, is available at

Questions can be directed to scholarship and program officer Samantha Rajotte at (860) 583-6363.