September 24th, 2020

Celebrating 20 Years of Impact: *MODIFIED* Schedule of 2020 Events


Community Foundation is monitoring the latest COVID-19 guidance issued by Tompkins County Health Department. In regard to upcoming events, we are taking preventative measures as recommended to enhance the safety of our attendees. We will be reassessing future events and sending updates if the situation changes. Many thanks for your understanding.

We are celebrating our 20th anniversary throughout the year with special events and continued with favorite events from previous years.

We have a great line up of a variety of events planned for you in 2020. We seek to support all of your philanthropic needs by building connections, fostering community and providing information. More details for each event will be linked below as well as posted in the events section of our website approximately 4 weeks before each event. Let us know which events interest you, and we will be happy to facilitate your participation.

Community Foundation Events

January (1/14) Professional Advisors Breakfast, new in 2020, the Door Opener Society

February (2/13) Spring Grant Cycle Q&A PowerPoint

March (3/5) – Women’s Fund Spring Gathering

March – December Various Community Events Out in Tompkins County Communities

March (3/19)  (canceled)  Fund Advisors Luncheon

April (4/19) *POSTPONED* Women’s Fund Spring Tea

May (5/20) Giving Is Gorges

June (6/11) Annual Gratitude Gathering *TRANSFORMED to VIRTUAL*

July (7/26) Just BeCause Party to benefit Community Foundation *RESCHEDULED TO 2021*

August – December Monthly Let’s Talk virtual conversations with nonprofit sector leaders

          August 5 Let’s Talk K-12 Schools VIDEO with Dr. Jeffrey A. Matteson District Superintendent and CEO Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES

          September 2 Let’s Talk Housing VIDEO with Liddy Bargar, Coordinator of Housing Initiatives, Human Services Coalition

          October 7 Let’s Talk Food System VIDEO with Holly Payne, Tompkins County COVID-19 Food Task Force Coordinator

          November 18 Let’s Talk Workers VIDEO with Pete Meyers, Coordinator, Tompkins Workers Center

          December 15 Let’s Talk Community and Neighborhoods VIDEO with Travis Brooks, Deputy Director GIAC and Director, My Brother’s Keeper Ithaca

October (10/14) Chamber Business After Hours, with CFCU Community Credit Union *TRANSFORMED to VIRTUAL*

October (10/20) Philanthropy Magnified Briefing VIDEO

October (10/29) Women’s Fund Luncheon VIDEO