Nonprofits need certain capacities to be able to meet their missions, including strong leadership, financial management, technology, fund development and communications. Providing funding to help organizations invest in these vital building blocks creates a strong operational infrastructure that builds efficiencies, improves program delivery and increases overall impact.
Building capacity in the nonprofit sector is more important than ever, as we continue to see need rise in our communities.
- 95% of nonprofits in Connecticut report that demand for services has increased in the last five years
- 40% of nonprofits state that demand has increased by more than 15%
- 73% of nonprofit executives feel they do not have the resources they need to develop their own leadership