Fall 2013
Nonprofit Support Program
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Annemarie Riemer,

Meher Shulman,
Associate Director

Amy Studwell,
Program Officer

Doug Shipman,
Program Officer

Betsy Johnson,
Nonprofit Program Associate


10 Columbus Blvd.  8th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Fax: 860-524-8346



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Join us for our Fall Workshop Series


We are pleased to continue our popular workshop series, expressly for nonprofit executive directors and board leaders. Please share the dates below with your board members now, and mark your calendars. Invitations will be sent to executive directors five to six weeks prior to each session. Join your colleagues in Greater Hartford for useful information, conversation and networking!


Tuesday, September 10, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Mission-Based Marketing: Positioning Your Nonprofit in an Increasingly Competitive World

Presenter: Peter Brinckerhoff, Corporate Alternatives

Tuesday, October 15, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Special Extended Workshop Opportunity with Kim Klein
How Your Fundraising Plan can Help You Build Relationships, Raise More Money, and Stay True to Your Mission

Presenter: Kim Klein, internationally renowned speaker and author

(Note extended timeframe)

Friday, November 22, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

A Conversation with Terry Edelstein, Nonprofit Liaison to the Governor

Tuesday, December 10, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Legal Issues with Social Media in the Workplace
Presenters: Attorneys Thomas Gibbons and Edward Richters, Jackson Lewis LLP

Learn more about these sessions >>


 Other Workshops Available to Nonprofits in the Hartford Region and Statewide: 


The Hartford Public Library (HPL) provides free workshops for nonprofits. Visit http://www.hplct.org/library-services/nonprofits for a listing. HPL offers some of these workshops in partnership with the Hartford Foundation in order to better meet the needs of smaller agencies.

The Connecticut Association of Nonprofits offers workshops to nonprofits.


See the offerings >> 


Farewell to Shirley Beyor


After almost 23 years of service to the Foundation, Shirley Beyor has retired. Shirley's exemplary service includes her role as executive assistant to the executive director and vice presidents. For the past decade, NSP has been fortunate to work with Shirley in her capacity as special assistant to the NSP staff. Please join us in wishing Shirley the best, and thanking her for her many years of dedicated service to NSP and the Foundation!


Can the Financial Management Program Help Your Organization?


Strong financial systems are essential for nonprofits to maintain a high level of fiscal accountability and comply with complex reporting requirements. Through a combination of assessments, grants and consultation, the Financial Management Program can help your organization strengthen its financial systems to meet the challenges of today's environment.


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The Nonprofit Audit Guide Can Help You Effectively Manage Your Audit Process


This easy-to-use guide provides State audit requirements, and offers tips on how to engage your board and make your audit process run smoothly. 


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Guidestar, Charity Navigator and Wise Giving Alliance Call for End to Overhead Obsession


These three organizations have joined forces to caution against overemphasis of overhead costs when judging a nonprofit's quality and effectiveness.


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