Encore!Connecticut

Encore!Connecticut Graduation Spring 2021

On the morning of Saturday, April 10 the University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy (DPP) proudly celebrated the graduation of 23 Encore!Connecticut Fellows.  Encore!Connecticut is a professional development experience that helps seasoned corporate professionals transition their skills and experience into the nonprofit sector. Dr. David Garvey, Director of Encore!Connecticut welcomed graduates, sponsor organizations, invited […]

Encore!Connecticut Spring 2021 Class

Saturday, January 9, 2021 was the start of a new live virtual Encore!Connecticut class.  Encore!Connecticut is a four-month professional development program that prepares seasoned corporate professionals for a career on the nonprofit sector.  The program offers networking opportunities, help in resume restructuring, and classes in nonprofit finance, strategy, law, philanthropic partnerships, and social media taught […]

Encore!Connecticut 2020 Graduation

On the beautiful Saturday morning of November 7 the 2020 Encore!Connecticut class and their friends and family met virtually to celebrate the conclusion of eight months of training and fellowships.  These twenty-seven corporate executives have taken their first steps to transitioning into the nonprofit sector. Dr. David Garvey welcomed everyone via zoom including graduates, fellowship […]

Encore!Connecticut In-Person and Online

Encore!Connecticut In-Person and Online Encore!Connecticut was co-founded over 10 years ago by Dr. Dave Garvey and Linda Friedman of the UConn Department of Public Policy to assist corporate and public sector professionals in transitioning their skills and experience into opportunities in the Connecticut nonprofit sector. Over the past decade nearly 200 corporate professionals have gone […]

Relaunch of Encore!Connecticut

Coming March 2020, Encore!Hartford and Encore!Fairfield are relaunching as Encore!Connecticut. The redesign is changing to a Saturday format in order to be more accessible to individuals with varying goals. Individuals seeking immediate employment, and those currently working but planning for a career change, can both engage and benefit from this nationally recognized nonprofit career program […]

Two Encore!Connecticut Fellows Become Nonprofit Executive Directors

Two Encore!Connecticut graduates have recently been selected as Nonprofit Executive Directors. Encore! Connecticut is a program designed to assist corporate and public sector professionals transition their skill-sets and experience into successful professional and managerial opportunities in the Connecticut nonprofit sector. Craig Adler, Encore! Fairfield County, 2016 The former finance securities trader became Director of Development […]