Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP)

The Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP) cohort for 2019 is forming soon. LEAP will be presented by Danosky & Associates, LLC (D&A) and consist of 7 sessions designed to build a foundation of skills and awareness. D&A facilitators share their experience, expertise, and insights while engaging the proficiencies of all participants; this happens in presentations, group discussions, research and case study analysis, simulations, home assignments, and action-planning activities. The immediacy of the learning experience encourages thoughtful application and experimentation with ideas and best practices.

Please contact Julie Scharnberg at 860-626-1245 or jscharnberg@northwestcf.org for more information.

 

Congratulations 2018 Graduates

The Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation and Danosky & Associates, LLC congratulates ten new graduates of the Leadership Enrichment for Advancing Professionals (LEAP) program. The graduates completed the intensive seven-week program designed toward building skills in all areas of nonprofit leadership.

Consisting of 7 four-hour sessions, the seven-week program is designed to build a foundation of skills and awareness for nonprofit professionals. Facilitators share their experience, expertise, and insights while engaging participants in presentations, group discussions, research and case study analysis, simulations, home assignments, and action-planning activities that explore leadership, board governance, finance management, human resources, fundraising and budgeting.

Graduates of the 2018 class include Jane MacLaren of Chore Service, Inc., Carlina Evanoski of Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington, John Simoncelli of Greenwoods Counseling Referrals, Inc., Laurie Richards of Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington and Suzi Craig of Mental Health Connecticut, Inc.; Jamie Cantoni of Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Jessica Gueniat of Torrington Library, Tina Heffernan of Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington, Rebecca Sakl of Housatonic Youth Service Bureau and Lynn Barker Steinmayer of Goshen Public Library.

caption: (from left to right) Jane MacLaren of Chore Service, Inc., Carlina Evanoski of Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington, John Simoncelli of Greenwoods Counseling Referrals, Inc., Laurie Richards of Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington and Suzi Craig of Mental Health Connecticut, Inc. (Not pictured: Jamie Cantoni of Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Jessica Gueniat of Torrington Library, Tina Heffernan of Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington, Rebecca Sakl of Housatonic Youth Service Bureau and Lynn Barker Steinmayer of Goshen Public Library)

Contact your Community Foundation staff at: (860) 626-1245 to discuss your charitable giving options and goals.