Resource Center - Strengthening Nonprofits - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

Nonprofit Management Resource Center

This online resource is for anyone who works or volunteers at a nonprofit organization in Greater New Haven. Executive Directors, Board members, and staff at all levels of experience, from those who are just starting out to longtime veterans, are encouraged to browse the resources, sign up for workshops and explore the opportunities.    

Nonprofit Training Workshops

Training sessions are designed to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits serving Greater New Haven.

Find a Consultant

A listing of nonprofit consultant directories and advice for the contracting process

Effective Boards

Learn about the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards of directors and how to be an effective board member.    

Organizational Resources

Organization policies, evaluation tools, fund development strategies, start-up information and other resources are in this comprehensive listing. 

Organizations Seeking Board Members

Find volunteer opportunities throughout the region.

Benefits of an Endowment

The when, why and how of starting an endowment 

Job Searches

Resources for attracting the best candidates and making the right hire


When you join GNH Community you can post events, news releases, photos and videos, share information or start a discussion. Using social media, Community Foundation staff and other members send your posts to approximately 3000 individuals, businesses and media contacts that have expressed interest in knowing more about the work of local nonprofits.®

How do donors and volunteers find out about local nonprofits?®. More than $4 million has been raised for nonprofits serving our region since® was launched in 2010; many gifts made are reported by donors as their first to an organization. Increase the visibility of your organization, reach new donors and learn about nonprofit best practices. Create your organization's profile today.

Organization Funds

Organization Funds with The Community Foundation are for nonprofits that wish to have a portion of their charitable assets managed according to a long-term investment model alongside The Community Foundation’s endowment. Learn more

Time to Restructure? Collaborate? Merge?

What does the future hold in store for your nonprofit organization in these times of changing priorities and state budget concerns? This free self-assessment tool and workshop series can help you. Read More »

Attention Grantseekers!

Upcoming workshops explain the funding opportunities and application processes at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Valley Community Foundation. Read More »

Sharing Your Success

February 27, 2018 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Ave., Hamden This workshop examines best practices for measuring programs and sharing successes. Read More »


70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510



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