There’s no shortage of information in the digital age. The Alliance takes care to provide the nonprofit community with screened, up-to-date sources on effective management and practices so you can find the right resources when you need them.
These resources are continually evolving, so if you have any information you would like to share with the nonprofit community, please e-mail a brief description and link or PDF to Lilian Gutierrez.
Starting a Nonprofit
If you are considering starting a nonprofit, we highly recommend you begin with our Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Connecticut.
Take advantage of the largest nonprofit Job Board and Career Center in the State of Connecticut. In addition to a list of featured jobs below, additional resources are available in the Career Center, assisting employers and HR departments in their search for the best candidates and offering job seekers guidance in their job search.
We’ve assembled helpful resources for you that will aid in bolstering your development program, whether you’re just beginning or trying to expand your existing approach.
• Connecticut Council for Philanthropy
• Better Business Bureau for Charities and Donors
• Charity Navigator
• Fund the People
• Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Resources for Grant Seekers
• Leave a Legacy
• Planned Giving Group of CT
This section is full of tools and guides to help you manage your nonprofit’s finances.
We’ve compiled resources and tools to aid you in all aspects of HR – whether it be modifying your employee handbook or helping you comply with the latest laws.
Reference Materials / Information
• Bureau of Labor Statistics
• U.S. Department of Labor
• Connecticut Department of Labor
• National Center for Charitable Statistics
• Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
• National Labor Relations Board
• American Disabilities Act
• Social Security Administration
• Nonprofit Risk Management Center
Benchmark against Leading Practice: Human Resources Checklist
The Human Resources Best Practices Checklist is a self-assessment instrument that helps nonprofit organizations identify capacity strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals in the area of human resources. Results from the checklist can be used to guide the development of an annual work plan and contribute to the establishment of long-term vision.
Document Retention and Destruction Policy (Sample)
Sample document retention and destruction policy for adoption by your board of directors. All corporations are required to have a practice. Adopting a policy ensures that you are in compliance with Sarbannes-Oxley Act.
Employee Performance Evaluation Process for Jewish Family Service
Template Confidentiality Agreement for volunteers and/or staff.
Use this section as a resource to help you find and manage volunteers to fulfill your organization’s needs and better serve your community.
This section is dedicated to resources that may help shape and give insight into emerging leaders. Use these resources to find leadership opportunities and to learn how you can become a leader in your nonprofit.