Civic Engagement

NetworkPeninsula / Civic Engagement

Browse our directory of Nonprofit Members serving the Peninsula, including Newport News, Hampton, City of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Gloucester, Mathews, and Poquoson. To conduct a search, you can enter a keyword such as "housing" or "education" in the Search bar, enter the city or zip code in the Location field, and/or select a program category from the dropdown menu. Note: Many of our nonprofit members serve multiple locations on the Peninsula. To filter your search results by specific location(s) served, select the checkbox next to each.

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The mission of Do Gooders of Hampton Roads is to foster the spirit of doing good to others — to help each other and create an infectious spirit of spreading love throughout the community; encouraging community cohesiveness and pride, and positive outcomes and behaviors. We support neighborhood needs as best we can.

Newport News, Hampton
2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News, VA, USA

NetworkPeninsula builds stronger communities by empowering local nonprofits with tools needed to fulfill their missions effectively, and by connecting citizens and businesses to the nonprofits serving their community. We are a trusted leader providing education, connections, advocacy, and authentic collaboration opportunities to help our nonprofits remain sustainable, able to continue the valuable work they do.

Our Mission & Vision
NetworkPeninsula’s mission is to raise awareness of the needs on the Peninsula, encourage involvement from the community at large, and strengthen the nonprofits working to meet these needsOur vision is a strong nonprofit sector supported by an engaged public who recognize the value of nonprofits and come alongside them to positively impact the health and wellbeing of our communities.

Supporting the Local Nonprofit Sector Since 2007
 – Founded as NetworkWilliamsburg in 2007, the organization changed its name in 2014 to reflect our growth. Today, NetworkPeninsula serves the nonprofit sector on the Virginia Peninsula, including greater Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton, Gloucester, Mathews, and Poquoson. NetworkPeninsula is a 501c3 nonprofit organization

Newport News, Hampton, City of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Poquoson, Gloucester, Mathews

Greater Williamsburg Movement is a part of the national Movement Day, which was launched in 2010 as a one-day to three-day gathering of ministry, marketplace and nonprofit leaders passionate about cities and the Gospel of Jesus, coming together across denominational, ethnic, geographical, and socio-economic lines. Over 32,000 city leaders have been trained.

6 Lett's Point Landing, Poquoson, VA, USA

Serve the City is an international movement mobilizing volunteers to serve in simple ways. On the Peninsula, we help the elderly, disabled, refugees, and homeless as well as assist other nonprofits. We are the connection between the good intentions of people who could serve and meaningful opportunities to get involved.

Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson

The mission of Williamsburg Community Growers is to educate the public regarding the benefits of producing and consuming locally grown produce; provide gardening space for individuals and organizations; promote healthy, sustainable lifestyles for the community; and demonstrate and promote conservation practices.

The vision of Williamsburg Community Growers is to grow Williamsburg’s healthy community food ecosystem.

James City County
11817 Canon Blvd suite 402, Newport News, VA 23606, USA

Community Knights is committed to identifying the needs of small local nonprofit and public school organizations as well as the populations they serve and finding innovative ways to help them meet these needs collaboratively. We are also dedicated to identifying service gaps for underserved populations within our community and, through the development of a nonprofit incubator, support and educate start up organizations to fill unmet needs within our community.

Newport News, Hampton, York County
359 Fenwick Road, Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA 23651, USA

Instead of “fixing” teenagers, Alternatives builds on their strengths. For over three decades, we have gained enormous expertise working with young people and building partnerships with schools, neighborhoods, and city government, as well as garnering national attention.

10 San Jose Drive, Ste. 4D Newport News VA 23606, USA

Youth Volunteer Corps Hampton Roads engages youth in team-based service experiences that build life and work skills while inspiring a lifetime ethic of service.

Colonial Coast Girl Scout Council, 912 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA, USA

Girl Scouts bring their dreams to life and work together to build a better world, whether they want to climb to the top of a tree or the top of their class. Backed by trusted adult volunteers, mentors, and millions of alums, Girl Scouts lead the way as they find their voices and make changes that affect the issues most important to them.

When you volunteer with Girl Scouts, you help girls unlock their limitless potential and make a lasting difference in the world. You don’t have to have a kid of your own to get involved, you simply have to care. Contact us to start your journey.


112 Beechwood Dr, Yorktown, VA, USA

OneChurch is a community of caring Christian ministries working together to make loving & effective connections with our neighbors. We are trainers, facilitators and coaches in the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) model of Community Development.

Newport News, Hampton, City of Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Poquoson, Gloucester
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