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. Since 2008, more than 120 workshops have reached over 1,000 nonprofit staff, board, and volunteers serving nonprofits on the Virginia Peninsula.


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


Executive Director Survival Skills PlusFriday, September 6, 9:00 am – 12:00 pmNewport News – This 3-hour class is designed to give newer Executive Directors and CEOs (in their role 3 years or less) a guide to what it takes to survive and become an extraordinary leader of a successful nonprofit organization. To learn more and to register, click here.

Work Sessions in Nonprofit Excellence – Wednesday, September 18; Thursday, October 17; and Wednesday, November 6 – 9:00 am – 10:30 am – Williamsburg – Join the Williamsburg Health Foundation and NetworkPeninsula in small group discussions to study critical topics that nonprofits at all stages can work toward now. To learn more, click here.

4th Annual Legislative Breakfast – Friday, September 20 – 8:30 am – 10:30 am – Newport News – Held in partnership with the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation. Join us for a conversation with the Legislative staff of area Delegates, State Senators, the House of Representatives, and the Senate. We will learn more about how best to communicate with these offices to advocate for the causes we address in our work every day. Registration will open shortly. Please save the date.


Classes for current board members of local nonprofits are held throughout the year to help you better understand the roles, responsibilities, and rewards of serving on a nonprofit board. To learn more, 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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