Nonprofit Resources


Network for Good offers a large, free resource library including guides and webinars to help with resource development.

Bloomerang is a fundraising software company that offers free templates, guides and webinars from leading experts in trends in fundraising.

Association of Fundraising Professionals represents more than 30,000 fundraising professionals throughout the country. They offer research, writings and tools to assist with raising funds for your organization.

The Fundraising School at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy offers detailed research as well as virtual courses, workshops and webinars to help nonprofits of all sizes develop fundraising skills and connect with more donors.

Cause Effective hosts a free resource library of articles, tools, templates and podcasts geared towards nonprofit resource development.


National Council of Nonprofits hosts a robust resource section, connecting nonprofits to tools and research to help them meet their missions.

Independent Sector offers data and best practices for the charitable sector in their resource library.

New England Nonprofit Consultant Directory searchable database for local nonprofit consultants. The site also has resources to help guide you in finding and working with a consultant.  

Connecticut Department of Labor’s Shared Work Program offers solutions for businesses looking to save jobs during these difficult times. The Shared Work Program is an economic relief program available to Connecticut employers who are experiencing temporary business downturns and may need flexibility in allotting hours to their employees. Click the link above for more details regarding eligibility and applying.


The Communications Network offers a large array of communications-specific resources, including access to roundtables (and past recordings), tool-kits, case studies, and information on best practices.

Big Duck offers strategies to transform nonprofit communications and raise more money. They also offer helpful insights and information on their website.

Mission Box is a clearinghouse for nonprofit information, including shared marketing and communications strategies from organizations throughout the country.


Hurwit & Associates offers a free legal library, including state-specific information.

Pro Bono Partnership provides free legal services to nonprofits and hosts resources and workshops on their website.

Board Governance

BoardSource is the leading voice is best board practices, offering a large selection of resources available to members and non-members.

Blue Avocado is an online magazine designed to provide practical, tactical tips and tools to nonprofit leaders.


Tech Soup offers technology guides and resources, as well as discounted hardware and software to qualifying nonprofits.

Tech Impact, which hosts Idealware, provides thoroughly researched, impartial and accessible resources about software to help nonprofits make smart software decisions and be more effective.


Fiscal Management Associates offers advisory services as well as free webinars and tools to help guide financial practices.

Strong Nonprofits Toolkit was developed by the Wallace Foundation and FMA. It offers tangible financial tools focused on strategy, data & analysis, operations, budgeting, and cash flow to benefit nonprofits of all sizes.

Nonprofit Finance Fund promotes the success of nonprofits by providing capital, strategic consulting, workshops, tools focused on the nonprofit funding and financing landscape.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

National Council of Nonprofits offers a good starting point for organizations with questions to consider, links to national resources, glossaries, board resources, and more.

Racial Equity Tools offers information on the fundamentals for equity and inclusion work, sample plans, evaluation tools, and numerous resources.

Equity in the Center provides guides, webinars, and frank conversations about how to center equity work in your organization, including how to hire a consultant for DEI work.