Our region is rich in resources for organizations that aspire to become effective, high-performing nonprofits.
The Bayer Center works to build strong nonprofits by offering ongoing classes and trainings for nonprofit staff and boards. Bayer Center also provides custom consulting and coaching services, undertakes research for and about the nonprofit sector, and offers the BoardsWork program to help nonprofit organizations develop strong leadership..
The Nonprofit Resource Center, located in the Main branch of the library in Oakland, is a Funding Information Network partner of the Foundation Center in New York. It offers an array of resources on foundations and fundraising, including access to specialized databases for those seeking grant funding. Sign up for its email list to receive notice of ongoing classes and trainings.
The Forbes Funds makes it easy for nonprofits to find consultants that best suit their needs. The Consultant Directory is a searchable database of local consultants, including their areas of expertise and past work.
The Forbes Funds also offers a free, web-based service to help Pittsburgh-area nonprofits find appropriate space or advertise their available space for rent or purchase.
The Grantsmanship Center offers training and publications to help organizations plan solid programs, write logical, compelling grant proposals and create earned income opportunities.