NetworkPeninsula believes strong nonprofits are key to vibrant, connected, and healthier communities. We connect the community at large to the nonprofits serving their community and we provide nonprofits with tools to fulfill their missions effectively. We are a trusted leader providing education, advocacy and authentic collaboration opportunities.
December 5, 2007– A new nonprofit, NetworkWilliamsburg, launches to promote upcoming events, volunteer needs, and items needs from local nonprofits; and encourage involvement from the community at large.
2008 – NW begins offering continuing education workshops to nonprofit staff and volunteers.
2009 – NW publishes the “Youth Resource Booklet: A Student’s Guide to Volunteering”, featuring service opportunities for students.
2010 – Now with 75 nonprofit members, NW coordinates donation of thousands of office supplies & computers from local businesses.
NW begins a Toastmaster’s Club for nonprofit staff to improve their public speaking/presentation skills.
2011 – NW commissions study on the role of social media in our community & how nonprofits can engage in this growing platform.
2012 – NW celebrates 5 year anniversary with 1st Impact Forum to bring corporate & nonprofit leaders together to discuss the role of corporate philanthropy.
NW partners with TNCC and area high schools to host Aware Fair for youth to learn about service opportunities.
2013 – NetworkPeninsula (NP) launches as an expansion of NW, now serving 125+ nonprofits on the Peninsula, and growing!
NW & NP graduate the 5th Nonprofit Board Training Class for people interested in Board service.
NW & NP produce the 5th Annual Youth Resource Booklet.
2014 – NetworkWilliamsburg merges into NetworkPeninsula to more effectively serve nonprofits across the Virginia Peninsula.
2017 – NetworkPeninsula celebrates 10 years of helping to build the capacity of 250+ local nonprofits AND its 100th workshop!
2018 – NetworkPeninsula releases the inaugural Report on the State of the Nonprofit Sector on the Peninsula.
2019 – The Nonprofit Management Institute opens as a joint initiative of NetworkPeninsula and Thomas Nelson Community College. The Institute is the first of its kind on the Peninsula and provides nonprofit professionals the opportunity to become certified in fundraising, nonprofit leadership, and other core areas.