WELCOME to our newest Nonprofit Member, theAs You Wish Advance Care Planningproviding programs and materials to educate and assist individuals with advance care planning. This includes private individual guidance in the completion of advance directives in the non-medical setting. To learn more, click here.
MORE PAID Internships and PAID Service Opportunities...
PAID Internship Opportunities for Youth - The Community Builders Network is seeking Newport News and Hampton youth between the ages of 14-18 for summer internships. Youth will participate in a 4 week leadership and internship program; upon completion receive a $400 stipend. For more information, youth and parents, please contact Karen Baker via email or call 757-727-1401.Deadline to apply is May 26.
AmeriCorps VISTA Workers for 1-year PAID Service Opportunities - Housing Partnerships in Williamsburg is part of a VISTA project overseen by the Virginia Housing Alliance. New college graduates, retirees, anyone interested in doing a year of service. To learn more, click here. Deadline to apply is July 28.
Scholarships for Single Parents - The Susan & Edward Kritzman Family Scholarship Fund provides college scholarships to single parents who wish to pursue a degree and who require financial assistance to accomplish their educational goal. This is a two year scholarship, requiring the maintenance of a 3.0 GPA. Scholarships shall be paid by the Peninsula Community Foundation directly to the educational institution in such increments as required by the institution. The funds may only be used for tuition, books and fees. The amount of each annual scholarship award will be determined from year to year, with the initial 2017 award being $3,000, per person, per year. To learn more and to apply, click here.
Deadline to apply is June 1.
Volunteers Needed for Community Bingo Nights -
Community Knights is in need of volunteers to help with bingo games that raise money for local nonprofits. Games are held on Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons in Newport News...
NetworkPeninsula recently completed a three-part Fundraising & Development Planning Series. Sponsored by the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation, this series provided hands-on training for local nonprofits.
NetworkPeninsula just wrapped up a series of Development Directors' Peer-to-Peer Coffees and Executive Directors' Peer-to-Peer Coffees. Special Thanks to our facilitator, Shelley Smith of Premier Rapport, who helped lead valuable discussion and information sharing on challenges all of these leaders are facing in their work.
Board Development - Understanding the Fiduciary Responsibilities of Board Members - Friday,June 9 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm - Newport News - Nonprofit Board members serve as stewards of the public trust and are expected to oversee the affairs of the organization in a manner consistent with that level of trust. This includes not only financial accountability compliance, and governance, but also strategic thought for how best to accomplish the organization's charitable purpose. In this workshop, nonprofit staff and Board will learn how Board members can fulfill the nine areas of fiduciary responsibility they hold as a nonprofit leader. TO REGISTER, click here.
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NetworkPeninsula is a 501c3 organization helping local nonprofits to fulfill their missions & increase their efficiency through continuing education, Board training, information sharing, and expanded outreach and networking opportunities. We provide support to more than 230 nonprofits serving Williamsburg, James City & York counties, Newport News, Hampton, Gloucester-Mathews, Poquoson, and surrounding communities.
Our mission is to raise awareness of the needs on the Peninsula, encourage involvement from community members and strengthen nonprofits by increasing resources and opportunities available to them. We believe a healthy nonprofit sector leads to healthier communities. We hope you will Join Us in supporting the nonprofits and causes that matter most to you.