Local Resources for Nonprofits

Other Local Organizations Strengthening Nonprofits in Cincinnati and Dayton:

  • BoardBank: A program of Cincinnati Cares, BoardBank connects members of our community with nonprofits in need of board members.

  • Cincinnati Cares: A website and mobile web app that makes it easy for nonprofits to connect with volunteers. 

  • Cincinnati Community ToolbankThe Cincinnati Community ToolBank is a nonprofit tool lending program that provides fellow not-for-profit organizations with year-round access to an inventory of tools for use in volunteer projects and for facility and grounds maintenance.

  • Dayton Metro Library Nonprofit Resource Librarian: The Library provides expert guidance, free workshops, guest speakers and services to area nonprofits seeking information and assistance with fundraising, grant writing, board development, planning and other areas of concern. A monthly email newsletter offers information on upcoming programs, grant opportunities and more.


  • Flywheel: Social Enterprise Hub: Flywheel helps nonprofits through a step-by-step process of exploration, ideation, validation, design and launch, proven to build more meaningful and sustainable social enterprises. 


  • Leadership Council: The Leadership Council is an organization where human services executives work in partnership with one another to set the direction for the provision of human services in our region. It offers education, training, funding opportunities, cost savings programs and strong alliances to help you and your organization meet the needs of the community.


  • Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations (OANO): Statewide membership association of nonprofit organizations representing the breadth and diversity of Ohio's charitable nonprofit sector. OANO's mission is to provide leadership, education, and advocacy to enhance the ability of Ohio's nonprofit organizations to serve their communities.

  • OneSource Center for Nonprofit Excellence (Formerly ReSource and Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati): OneSource provides affordable consulting services, resources and coaches to nonprofits that are facing critical organizational issues. Additionally, OneSource distributes corporate donations — excess goods such as office furniture, personal care items and other consumable supplies — to its member non-profits. OneSource also maintains a community calendar of events for nonprofits.

  • Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County - Grants Resource Center: The Grants Resource Center is a partner library in the Foundation Center's Funding Information Network. The Grants Resource Center provides visitors with free public access to grantmaker directories, books on fundraising, proposal writing, and nonprofit management, as well as the Foundation Center’s electronic databases. 

  • SCORE SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses and non-profit organizations get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentoring programs, drawing upon a strong volunteer base to to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.  In our area, there is a Greater Cincinnati SCORE and a Dayton SCORE affiliate serving for-profit and non-profit organizations.​​

Don't qualify for PBPO's services?

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Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Dayton, Ohio 45402

​(513) 977.0304 - general number



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