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Carly Norman appointed Development Officer at Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford

Carly Norman has been appointed to the position of Development Officer at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. Her responsibilities include cultivating, soliciting and stewarding gift prospects and donors, and encouraging strong partnerships with community-based organizations. She also coordinates Greater Hartford’s Life & Legacy program, a partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation to promote after-lifetime giving to build endowments that will sustain Jewish organizations for generations.

“Carly brings to the Foundation a depth of Jewish communal experience, teaching experience and knowledge of our Jewish community,” says Walter Harrison, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. “Her unique skill set in education and program development will help us educate donors and Jewish lay leaders about the power of endowment and legacy giving.”

Prior to her current role at the Jewish Community Foundation, Carly served as Educational Director at Congregation B’nai Tikvoh-Sholom in Bloomfield, and as Program Director & Experiential Learning Coordinator at the University of Hartford Hillel. She also taught classes at the Jewish Teen Learning Connection in West Hartford.

Norman is an Executive Board Member and President Emerita of Congregation Adath Israel in Middletown, and was a Founding Member and Community Organizer for the Moishe House in West Hartford. 

A former teacher for the Manchester Board of Education, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development & Family Studies, with a concentration in Social Work, from the University of Connecticut. She also earned her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Hartford.

Norman resides in Rocky Hill with her husband, David, and their dog, Maya.

PHOTO: Carly Normana

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