NEXT Workshops

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Nonprofit Excellence in Training

We have partnered with highly skilled professionals & educators to provide the NEXT Program – quality continuing education for nonprofit staff, Board members & volunteers. Workshops are designed to help nonprofits take the NEXT step in growing their organization by increasing productivity & effectiveness & maximizing their impact on the community.


Nonprofit Management Institute, a joint initiative of NetworkPeninsula & Thomas Nelson Community College. To learn more and to Register, click here.

MentWorks Broaden your skills by serving as a mentor or increase your skills by having a mentor who can help you grow in your professional role. This new Mentoring Program is for anyone interested in serving as a mentor to others in the nonprofit sector; as well as for those who are seeking a mentor in their work as a staff member, Board member, or volunteer. The program will launch with an introduction on Mentoring Essentials, and is open to everyone interested in serving as a mentor or those who are seeking a mentor. It will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, 11;30 am – 1:30 pm. To learn more, click here.

Leadership Cohorts –  Cohorts for both Established Leaders and Emerging Leaders have been set for spring/summer 2019. If you are interested in participating in a future Leadership Cohort, please contact us.


Featured Series: Caring for Yourself and Your Employees – A Great Business Plan* – Part V: Celebration and Networking – Friday, August 16* – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Join us to celebrate the mind, body, spirit transformation! We hope to hear from some of you as to how you have been able to incorporate what you have learned, challenges and triumphs in doing so, and overall celebration of you as we all get ready for a new year of helping others! Held in partnership with the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation. To Register, click here.


Legal & Fiduciary Responsibilities of Board Members Tuesday, June 4, 2019 – 5:00 – 7:00 pm – Williamsburg – Belinda Willis, consultant to nonprofits for 30+ years, with a focus on governance. Nonprofit board members make many important decisions in the best interest of an organization, to include putting the welfare and best interests of the organization above their own personal or other business interests. In this workshop, we will talk about: the principles of shared leadership; the difference between an advisory board and a governing board and the roles of each; roles and responsibilities; and the basic types of decision-making board members have, including legal and fiduciary, operational, informal (accountability), budgeting, internal controls, and conflict of interest (perceived, potential, and actual). To Register, click here.

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FEES: Workshop dates marked with an * are offered at no charge, thanks to funding from The Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation. Additional workshops are offered free of charge for nonprofits with FULL MEMBERSHIPS (for up to two representatives); or $20 per person from nonprofits with LIMITED MEMBERSHIPS. Workshop fees for all other Guests and non-members are $25 per workshop. Where applicable, payments can be mailed to: NetworkPeninsula, 2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News VA 23602. To pay online, please use the secure link provide below.

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