Winter 2016-17
Nonprofit Support Program
We encourage you to use NSP's services and resources.
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Annemarie Riemer,

Meher Shulman,
Associate Director

Amy Studwell,
Senior Nonprofit Support Program Officer

Doug Shipman,
Program Officer

Betsy Johnson,
Senior Nonprofit Support Program Associate   

Nonprofit Support Program Associate




10 Columbus Blvd.,  

8th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Fax: 860-249-3561  


Nonprofit Leaders and Consultants
Weigh in on NSP Services
NSP recently participated in an independent assessment and evaluation of its services. Based on feedback from nonprofit leaders and consultants, the study concluded that the combination of quality programming and a diverse range of resources provides a flexible and successful formula for capacity building.   Click here  to read the executive summary.
Emerging Leaders Program Accepting Applications  through December 2 
The Leadership Development Roundtable (LDR), is a highly rated, comprehensive program designed to support the development of emerging leaders in the nonprofit sector. The program is entering its ninth year, and has supported more than 140 rising leaders to grow their leadership skills and networks. The program consists of: 1) A learning cohort of peer leaders, 2) Leadership coaching sessions, 3) Planning and executing a project, 4) An expanded professional network.

Visit to learn more and to apply. Applications are due by December 2.

If you have questions about the program, please do not contact NSP, but contact LDR directly at

NSP Encourages Nonprofits to Participate in Region-Wide Compensation Study
Third Sector New England (TSNE) is leading a region-wide study on nonprofit compensation, Valuing our Nonprofit Workforce, which will provide nonprofits, funders and other partners with timely, hard-to-find and relevant information on compensation practices across our nonprofit workforce, and will allow nonprofits to assess and compare compensation practices and policies. The Hartford Foundation, along with over 20 sponsors throughout New England, is supporting TSNE in this effort. We encourage you to participate in this important effort by completing the survey  here by December 14. The report will be published this spring.

Finding the Fundraising "Bright Spots" in Your Fund Development Program

NSP recently hosted a workshop with Kim Klein, in which she spoke about the recent study, Fundraising Bright Spots, which analyzes why some nonprofits are beating the odds and experiencing significant, sustained success with fundraising.

New Federal Overtime Regulations and
"Ban-the-Box" Law May Affect Your Nonprofit

Overtime Changes:

This law prohibits employers from asking applicants to disclose a criminal conviction, arrest or criminal charge on the employment application itself.

The Pro Bono Partnership provides resources to help you better understand these changes. Please contact Priya Morganstern, Director of the Pro Bono Partnership Hartford program with further questions, (860) 541-4950,
2 016 ALICE Report on Working Families in Connecticut  Released
Click here to read the newly released report and learn more about the working poor in Connecticut
To learn about how NSP's Executive Transition Program can help your board to do the proper planning required to successfully transition to a new Executive Director,
visit or contact Meher Shulman at 860-548-1888 x1047 or