NEXT Workshops

NetworkPeninsula / NEXT Workshops

We have partnered with highly skilled professionals & educators to provide the NEXT Program – quality continuing education for nonprofit staff, Board members & volunteers, designed to help nonprofits take the NEXT step in growing their organization, increasing productivity and effectiveness, and maximizing their impact in the community. Since 2008, more than 175 workshops and webinars have reached 1,100+ nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteers serving nonprofits on the Virginia Peninsula.


Open to all nonprofit staff, board members, and volunteers.

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These 5-month Cohorts are for nonprofit professionals at all stages, including Rising Leaders, Current Leaders, and Retiring Leaders and will include expert instruction, peer learning, individual and group coaching, and mentoring. The first round of our 2024 Cohorts is now full. Stay tuned via this page or sign up for our e-newsletters to be the first to hear when we launch the second round! To learn more about the Cohorts, click here.



2024 Faith Forum – Friday, April 26, 8:30 am – 10:00 am – Join us for breakfast and conversation with representatives from area congregations across the Peninsula. You will have an opportunity to share the issue(s) your organization is working to address and the ways local congregations, and their congregants, can get involved. Location:  Mary Immaculate Hospital Community Education Center, Newport News. To Register, click here. Registration CLOSES on April 9. This event is held in partnership with the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation.



RECORDINGS: When possible, we will make recordings of our Workshops and/or Webinars available. To view available recordings, click here.

LOCATIONS: Workshops will be held in Newport News or Williamsburg. Final location will be provided the week of the workshop. Webinars will be held via Zoom.

REGISTRATION: The final page of your registration is your confirmation. You will receive a reminder email the MONDAY before the workshop, to the email you used to register.

FEES: Single workshops and Webinars are offered at no charge as part of membership for representatives of current member organizations. Workshop Series are offered at a discount for members. For all other guests, and non-members, the fee is $25 per person (Pay Here), however, if you are not yet a member, this can be used toward your annual membership fee which ranges from $50 to $250, and gives you access to all of our workshops at no extra charge, in addition to many more benefits!.

CANCELLATION: While it is our pleasure to be able to offer workshops and webinars free of charge to you as part of your membership with us, they are not free for us, as we pay our instructors based on estimated attendance. Per our attendance policy, if you have registered and are unable to attend, or to send a substitute, one week notice is required. For those who register but do not attend, have not cancelled one week prior, and/or have not sent a substitute in their place, there will be a charge of $25 per person, (Pay here)