Fall 2015
Nonprofit Support Program
Contact Us
Annemarie Riemer,

Meher Shulman,
Associate Director

Amy Studwell,
Senior Nonprofit Support Program Officer

Doug Shipman,
Program Officer

Betsy Johnson,
Senior Nonprofit Support Program Associate   

Nonprofit Support Program Associate




10 Columbus Blvd.,  

8th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Fax: 860-249-3561 



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 Join us for our Fall Workshops!

We are pleased to continue our popular workshops, expressly for nonprofit executive directors and board leaders. Please share these dates with the appropriate board and staff 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!

How Segmenting Your Donors Can Increase Your
Fundraising Dollars
Presenter: Kim Klein, Klein & Roth Consulting
(For Executive Directors and Fund Development Staff) 
Note that in order to register for this session: a) the executive director must commit to attend the entire session along with at least one fund development staff person, and b) your organization must have at least 150 individual donors.
Thursday, September 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Note: Longer session)

The State of New England Nonprofits and Leadership 
Presenter: Hez Norton, Director of Partnerships & Leadership Development, Third Sector New England
(For Executive Directors and Board Members)
Tuesday, October 27, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

How Can the Nonprofit Support Program Help You?
Presenters: NSP Staff 
(For Executive Directors, Senior Staff and Board Members)
Friday, November 6, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Hartford Public Library and CT Association of Nonprofits Offer Workshops for Nonprofits 

he Hartford Public Library provides free workshops for nonprofits. Visit http://www.hplct.org/library-services/nonprofits/workshops for a listing and to register. Some of these workshops are offered in partnership with the Hartford Foundation in order to better meet the needs of smaller agencies, including Building & Sustaining Your Nonprofit with Martey Rhine, which will next be offered on October 29 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.


Connecticut Association of Nonprofits offers workshops for nonprofits. Click here to see the schedule.

Ready to Take Your Evaluation Program
to the Next Level?

The NSP Building Evaluation Capacity (BEC) program is designed to help mature organizations build internal expertise in program evaluation. The next course will begin in January 2016, with an information session planned for September 30. Click here to learn more. Contact Doug Shipman at 860-548-1888 x1005 or dshipman@hfpg.org
Second Edition of Community Indicators Report on Metro Hartford Region Released

Metro Hartford Progress Points, driven by the Hartford Foundation and the result of collaboration among nine stakeholder groups, is a highly readable, comprehensive document that highlights the region's core challenges, and hopes to inspire action. Click here to access the report and read the key findings.
Third Sector New England Offers Program for
Long Time Executive Directors/CEOs

For a long-time leader, leadership transitions can bring specific challenges as executives explore their legacy, the board's increased leadership role and the organization's preparation for change.

The Courage in Leaving Program engages executive directors/CEOs in strategic discussions and exercises on succession planning, leadership transitions and the personal aspects of both that are unique to long-time leaders. The ultimate goal is to help leaders depart with strength and poise, and help organizations prepare for and embrace change. For program details, please visit the Courage in Leaving website. Note that the application deadline is August 28.
What Do Nonprofit Leaders Need to Create a
Stronger Sector? 
Here's What You Said

TSNE has released the results of Leadership New England, a regional study of nonprofit CEOs and board chairs, including many from Connecticut. The study provides a picture of the leadership and organizational challenges nonprofits and leaders face, and the supports needed to help them move forward. NSP will offer a workshop session on October 27 to provide key highlights and solicit feedback on the implications of the findings for Connecticut's nonprofits. Click here to read the findings.
Leaders on Board Connects Over 400 Individuals
with Nonprofit Board Service

In just over six years, more than 400 people in the Greater Hartford area have joined the boards of directors of 
local nonprofit organizations through an innovative matching program run by Leadership Greater Hartford. Click here to learn more.
To learn about how NSP's Executive Transition Program can help your board to do the proper planning required to successfully transition to a new Executive Director,visit hfpg.org/nsp/executivetransition or contact Meher Shulman at 860-548-1888 x1047 or mshulman@hfpg.org.