Endorsed Services

Being a member of CT Nonprofits gives you access to the combined buying power of more than 500 nonprofit organizations.

Utilize our Endorsed Services to cut expenses, bolster your capacity and operations and engage professional service firms who understand nonprofits.

CT Nonprofits works with a select group of companies that have demonstrated a commitment to understanding how to work constructively with nonprofits.

As a member of CT Nonprofits, you have access to cost-saving discounts and exclusive services from businesses that have stepped forward because they value the work of our members. These businesses have a proven record of working effectively with nonprofit organizations. By offering these considerable savings, they’re helping our members help Connecticut.

For more information on products, services and membership with CT Nonprofits, please contact Karen Maciorowski at karenm@ctnonprofits.org or 860.525.5080 x 1024.


 

Participating Companies

 

UST

The Connecticut Association of Nonprofits has partnered with the Unemployment Services Trust (UST) since 1990 to help our members lower the cost of unemployment at their nonprofit. Founded by nonprofits for nonprofits, UST is a grantor Trust, owned by its members, that has spent the past 30 years helping members carefully manage their claims costs through ongoing education, expert claims management, and reserve building.
 
 
Nonprofits have the exclusive opportunity to take advantage of a federal law that lets them opt out of the state unemployment tax and only pay the dollar-for-dollar costs of benefits paid to their former employees. For organizations with 10 or more employees, this can mean thousands of dollars in savings. For more information fill out a complimentary Savings Evaluation here.
 
 

Commercial Insurance

People’s United Insurance Agency is a full-service insurance agency with headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut.  Serving businesses and business owners for over 100 years, the agency previously operated as four independent regional agencies: RC Knox and Company, Chittenden Insurance Group, Beardsley, Brown & Bassett, and Bank of Smithtown Insurance Agents & Brokers, Inc. The collective experience and talent of these four agencies were combined into a single, wholly-owned subsidiary of People’s United Bank in 2011.

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 Directors & Officers Insurance

Monitor Liability Managers’ Nonprofit Management Liability insurance is designed to protect your organization. You choose the protection best suited to your needs. Choices include Directors and Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability and optional Fiduciary and Fidelity and Crime insurance. Connecticut Association of Nonprofits members can access this comprehensive coverage and the peace of mind it brings at a discounted price.

For more information, contact Jennifer McEwen-Glover with People’s United Insurance Agency
at (203) 338-7980, or jennifer.mcewen-glover@peoples.com.

 

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eBenefits Group Northeast is a full-service, independent employee benefits agency serving the health insurance and benefit needs of nonprofit organizations.

By incorporating them into your operations, eBenefits can manage everyday employee benefit functions simpler, faster and cost-efficiently. They become part of your organization minus the expense.  Website


 Discounted Service & Supply Contracts

The Connecticut Hospital Association Shared Services Program (CHA SSP) is a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) committed to providing members with the ability to purchase high quality services at the lowest possible cost from reputable manufacturers.

Sample product offerings include:
• Employee Background Checks  • Business Machines  • Coffee, Tea & Related Products
• Energy Services, Gas, Oil and Electric  • Janitorial Supplies  • Uniform Services
• Toxicology Lab Services  • and much more!

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Secure Energy Solutions is a licensed Electricity/Natural Gas aggregator. They can offer and facilitate a host of general energy-related services, including the implementation of no-cost solar photovoltaic projects, 100% green energy procurement, energy audits and the implementation of a variety of efficiency projects.

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Food Source Plus

Food Source Plus is a premier food and supply purchasing company for health and human service organizations. Any nonprofits that feeds people can benefit by partnering with them.

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Furniture

Butler Woodcrafters

Partnering with Butler Woodcrafters will save you time and money. They understand your furniture needs. Butler Woodcrafters specializes in creating warm and attractive living environments for human services agencies, community-based programs and supportive housing providers.

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Workers' Compensation Trust is Connecticut's largest provider of workers' compensation coverage to the healthcare and human services industries. The Trust was formed in 1981 to provide a stable, cost-effective alternative to the traditional insurance market for healthcare employers. Trust membership consists of over 400 Connecticut healthcare and human services businesses employing over 60,000 employees.

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Nonprofit Payroll Services

Payroll for Nonprofits

Payroll for Nonprofits delivers enhanced payroll services that can meet the need of your organization. They are former consultants, CFOs, controllers, accountants and bookkeepers who have worked for nonprofits. With nearly 2 decades of nonprofit accounting experience, they understand your payroll needs and the challenges that go with them. Members of CT Nonprofits will receive a 15% discount on the total per payroll processing fee on all services. Members will also receive the “Plus PAK” free of charge which includes the general ledger file and accrual calculations.

 

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Digital Copiers/Printers

Advanced Copy Technologies

Potential savings of up to 50% off retail pricing for your organization! Advanced Copy Technologies provides award-winning office equipment and document management services to thousands of organizations across Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.

The company offers the latest state-of–the-art products from Lanier, Kyocera, Xerox and Riso. The product range includes digital copiers, laser printers, digital duplicators, fax machines and wide format copiers. They also have over forty Document Management Solutions software packages and Managed Print Services.

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Fundraising Software

GiftWorks

GiftWorks is fundraising software anyone can use and everyone can afford. CT Nonprofits members receive a 10% discount on all purchases. Click here for a free trial and CT Nonprofits member coupon!

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Donor Perfect

DonorPerfect fundraising software gives you the tools you need to better manage your donors, volunteers and fundraising activity so you have more time to give to your cause.

  • Reduce time spent on day to day functions
  • Improve fundraising efforts and increase your donations
  • Easily keep track of all donor contacts
  • Insightful reports save time and improve understanding
  • DonorPerfect grows with you as your organization grows

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Sponsored by CohnReznick and endorsed by CT Nonprofits, Birdies for Charity is a unique opportunity for charitable groups and community organizations in Connecticut to utilize the Travelers Championship to raise funds and awareness for their cause. PGA TOUR professionals are anticipated to make an average of 1,500 - 2,000 birdies, Wednesday – Sunday of the Travelers Championship. In Birdies for Charity, you can turn all those birdies into money for your 501(c)(3)! All participating nonprofits simply solicit pledges based on the number of birdies made. Pledges can be as low as one penny!

 

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ReadyTalk

 

With ReadyTalk, members of CT Nonprofits can enjoy 3.9 cent per minute audio conferencing, and 7 cent per minute web conferencing.

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Co-Communications is a full-service marketing and public relations firm specializing in developing strategic communications campaigns that help nonprofits to increase awareness, strengthen key relationships and, most importantly, get their voices heard! 

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