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Hartford Public Library offers unique resources and engaging learning opportunities for nonprofits aimed at capacity building and fundraising.

The Library maintains a core collection of continuously updated materials in multiple formats that address the specific needs of local nonprofit, grassroots and faith-based organizations.

The Library is also part of the New York based Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network Partner. The Center’s mission is to foster public understanding of institutional philanthropy by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects through a core collection of Center materials and databases.

Our nonprofit workshops are conducted by expert consultants in their fields, local leaders, and attorneys and many are tailored to the specific needs of nonprofit managers, staff, board members and other key stakeholders.

We provide tools, resources and information that will help non-profit organizations fulfill the missions of their organizations.

Nonprofit Resources in the Greater Hartford Area


Board Member Bootcamp
Presenter: Mae Maloney, Leadership Greater Hartford
Wednesday, September 16
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Format: Webinar

Newly appointed nonprofit board members or serving board members that have never received formal board training will learn about the ten basic responsibilities of nonprofit boards as well as the duties of individual board members, relationship between board and staff, and common issues facing nonprofit boards. PowerPoint presentation and other handouts will be emailed to participants.

Please come prepared with questions to be answered at the end of the session. 

PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE: email your name, organization name, and email address to  Access link will be emailed to you upon registration.