Non-Profit Resources

Alliance for Non-Profit Management Online research section provides a searchable database of non-profit resources.

Americans for the Arts Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.

Blue Avocado A nonprofit online magazine published twice a month.

Business Planning Toolkit for Non-Profits SCORE’s free guide to assist non-profits with business planning.

Community Foundation for Greater New Haven Supports and provides assistance for local non-profits. They are the region’s largest community foundation.

Connecticut Association of Non-profits Non-profit resources, workshops, and advocacy.

Culture Hive A free arts and culture marketing resource site from the UK featuring tools, case studies and research

Fundraising Guide for the Overworked Non-profit The Network for Good Learning Center offers several free downloadable e-books on topics such as The Non-profit Email Marketing Guide and the Fundraising Campaign in a Box.

Guidestar Connecting people with non-profit information.

The New Haven Free Public Library The library’s Non-profit Resource Center has several helpful online databases. Click here for their list of resources.

The Non-profit Audit Guide Created by the National Council of Non-profits to guide organizations through the audit process

Pro Bono Partnership Provides easy access to a broad range of business legal advice.

Resources for Financial Management Library of resources to help non-profits become fiscally fit.

Starting a Non-profit The CT Association of Nonprofits’ Guide to Starting a Non-profit includes issues to consider before forming a non-profit, legal requirements, forms to file, and a checklist of steps.

Stay Exempt The Internal Revenue Service has launched Stay Exempt, a new website that provides tools and training on relevant topics for 501(c)(3) organizations. Included on the website are tutorials on how to classify an organization as a public charity, determine unrelated business income, and file IRS Form 990.

Tech Soup Comprehensive resource for organizations in need of technology equipment and assistance.

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Links to resources on Intellectual Property and Contract Law.