Foundation Offers Free Weekly Webinar for Nonprofits

New Britain, Conn., March 26, 2020 – Beginning Wednesday April 1, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain will be hosting free weekly webinars for local nonprofits to discuss survival tactics during the uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Funded by the Foundation’s Capacity Building Initiative, the webinars will be facilitated by Sharon Danosky of Danosky & Associates for five weeks, every Wednesday in April. The webinars will last 45 minutes and are open to an unlimited number of organizations. A 30-minute discussion will follow each webinar and will be limited to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis from nonprofits serving Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington.

“Overwhelmed nonprofit organizations are being tested both organizationally and in terms of meeting the needs of those they serve,” says Joeline Wruck, Director of Community Initiatives at the Foundation, “This webinar series will help them navigate this challenging time with relevant information and steps they can take to best weather the storm.”

Webinar topics will pertain to issues nonprofits are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic and include “Business Continuity Plan – Manage Now; Re-emerge Later, ” “When and How to Raise Funds During a Crisis and After,” “What Board Members Can and Should Do During a Crisis,” “Communications – Your Life Line to the Community,” and “Scenario Planning – Financial Planning in Uncertain Times.”

To register for the webinars visit and click the Zoom link or go directly to the zoom link to register for one or more webinar(s):

For those with questions, contact Joeline Wruck at

Established in 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is “Where Good Begins” in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. The Foundation works to inspire philanthropy, responsibly manage permanent charitable assets, and partner to address key community issues through strategic leadership. For more information, visit