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NetworkPeninsula is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that supports more than 300 nonprofits across the Peninsula through continuing education, Board Training, networking, information sharing, and expanded outreach. Our programs are designed to help nonprofits build their capacity to remain sustainable and fulfill their missions effectively. 

FOR BUSINESS MEMBERS – Win-Win Opportunities! Our Partners receive a wide range of visibility through a multitude of venues, including our website, e-Newsletters, social media, monthly workshops, and our annual Forum. Our Reach is Your Reach because our programs, and your visibility as our Partner, reach across the Peninsula!

To learn more about all of our PARTNERSHIP opportunities, as well as available SPONSORSHIPS, and the value added benefits for each, click here.

Partner Levels

*NetworkPeninsula is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, TAX ID#26-1250149.

“As a marketing communications professional, I know that nothing beats a bit of PR. Karen and her team make sure Howell Creative Group’s logo is included on all communications, including the digital newsletters. Understanding the need for mutual support is the icing on the cake for me and NetworkPeninsula.”

                      Kathy Howell, Howell Creative GroupNetwork Partner since 2014

Hear how our nonprofit members benefit from membership with NetworkPeninsula!

By supporting NetworkPeninsula with your tax-deductible donation*, you are helping more than 350 local nonprofits gain access to community volunteers, affordable continuing education, trained Board members, networking events, fundraising opportunities, in-kind donations, grants research, a community-wide calendar to share upcoming events, and much more! In addition, your voluntary membership gives you the opportunity to stay up to date on the needs, news, and events of area nonprofits. (To join us as a Business Partner, click here.)

Thank you! The support of local businesses, individuals, and civic and faith-based groups in the community enables us to provide programs to local nonprofits to help build their capacity, including:

Network Connections Our weekly Community e-Connections, continually updated website, and social media platforms provide free, easy access for the community to review the volunteer needs of dozens of nonprofits, as well as items and upcoming events. Community members can also post any volunteer time, items or services they have available.

Continuing Education – we secure leaders in their field to present workshops on topics targeted at helping nonprofits increase their effectiveness and maximize the impact they have on the community.

Youth Network – to help kids of ALL ages, and their families, learn the many ways there are to get involved in our communities, including Youth Volunteer OpportunitiesCollection Drive and other Service Project Ideas, Scholarships available to youth involved in community service,  Grants to complete community service projects, and much more!

Grants Database – a comprehensive database with grant opportunities for nonprofits and direct links to the foundations, RFPs, etc. We also highlight grants for students, teachers, and volunteers who serve our community.

Board Network – includes a Board Match Up Program for community members looking to be matched up with a nonprofit in need, an Onboarding Class offered for new Board members; and customized Board Trainings for full boards. All trainings and classes are designed to help community members better understand the roles, responsibilities, and rewards of serving on a nonprofit Board. 

Community Partnerships – we work with area businesses, civic & faith-based groups to recruit volunteers; encourage participation in events; secure items needed; and coordinate collection drives & work days, fundraising events to benefit multiple nonprofits, and discounts for nonprofit employees.

Annual Impact Forums – to bring together nonprofit, business, and community leaders across the Peninsula to learn more about and discuss issues impacting our communities. Forums are held in December at the School of Education, William & Mary and welcome more than 160 attendees.

NONPROFIT MEMBERSHIPS – We provide programs and services that will help strengthen your nonprofit, raise awareness about what you do, and connect you to new opportunities and resources in the community that will help you grow! Click here for registration information.