Fall 2016

Nonprofit Support Program


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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 





 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!

Managing Cash Flow 

Presenter: Hilda Polanco, Fiscal Management Associates (FMA)

(For Executive Directors, Finance Staff and Program Managers)

Tuesday, September 13, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Fundraising Bright Spots 

Presenter: Kim Klein, Klein and Roth Consulting

(For Executive Directors, Fund Development Staff and Board Members)

Friday, October 21, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Working with Consultants

Presenter: Diane Gordon, Diane Gordon Consulting

(For Executive Directors, Senior Staff Who Manage Consultants and Board Members)

Thursday, November 10, 8:30 a.m. to Noon

Hartford Public Library and CT Community Nonprofit Alliance Offer

Workshops f
or Nonprofits 

In partnership with the Hartford Foundation, the Hartford Public Library will be offering its free, periodic workshop, So You've Decided to Build a Nonprofit: Now What? with Martey Rhine on Wednesday, October 19 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Click here to register. 

Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance (formerly Connecticut Nonprofits) offers workshops for nonprofits.  Click here to see the schedule.
The Nonprofit Loan Fund: 

Another Option to Help You Manage Better

The Nonprofit Loan Fund has funds available for low interest loans and lines of credit to help your agency with cash flow difficulties because of delays in grant or contractual payments, to purchase equipment, or make leasehold improvements. Click here to learn more.
Struggling with evaluation?  Check out these helpful evaluation resources for nonprofit organizations.
Is this a good time to assess your organization?

Check out NSP's Organizational Assessment program and these great self-assessment tools.
Hartford Foundation Announces Transitional Support to Alleviate Public Funding Cuts

The Foundation has allocated $1 million from its general grantmaking budget to assist qualifying nonprofits affected by unexpected losses of support, particularly in the areas of critical human needs.  Click here to learn more.  The Nonprofit Support Program also provides organizational capacity building services to help nonprofits address the changing funding environment in a strategic and sustainable way.

What Can We Do Differently? 2016 Edition of Metro Hartford Progress Points Looks at Progress and Promise in Our Communities 

Metro Hartford Progress Points, driven by the Hartford Foundation and the result of collaboration among nine stakeholder groups, takes a look at past and present efforts to tackle critical regional issues.  Click here to access the report and read the key findings.
Leaders on Board Connects Over 450 Individuals with Nonprofit Board Service
Over the past few years, more than 450 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.


Nonprofit Support Program | 10 Columbus Boulevard | 8th Floor | Hartford | CT | 06106