Announcements, events and activities for CFON’s participating foundations are listed here. For more information, contact Amy Daly-Donovan (

Upcoming Events & Activities


5th Annual Learning & Action Forum
Unfortunately we will not meet in person this year.  We are planning to gather in June 2021 in Detroit, MI.  More information coming soon!

Quarterly Webinar
Bob Putnam:  What Comes After the Pandemic?  A Long-term Perspective

Wednesday June 24, 1:00 – 2:30pm ET



Strategy Action Lab #1 (Access to Good Jobs) begins its second year in January 2020. Participating foundations include New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Adirondack Foundation, Community Foundation for Greater Chattanooga. 

Strategy Action Lab #2 (Early Childhood Development) started in February 2020. Participating foundations include The Boston Foundation, Innovia Foundation, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Lincoln Community Foundation, Greater Worcester Community Foundation.

News & Announcements

CFON was featured in the October 3, 2019 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy: “Network of Community Foundations Hope to Attract ‘Big Bet’ Money from Foundations”.

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CFON members may apply for financial assistance to accelerate their learning and application; see our Small Grants Proposal Form for more information.

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