The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is a nationwide program that honors young people in grades 5-12 who are volunteering in their communities. Youth who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of application are eligible to apply. Local Honorees are selected in late fall and from those winners two State Honorees are chosen in each state. State Honorees receive an award of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC, for national recognition events. Out of the State Honorees, ten National Honorees are selected to receive an additional award of $5,000 as well as a $5,000 grant for a nonprofit organization of their choice. Deadline is November 7. To learn more, click here.
DID YOU KNOW? Our online Youth Networkprovides scholarship information for students involved in community service, ideas for community service projects, volunteer opportunities for youth, and much more! To visit our Youth Network, click here.
Amy Nisenson, Amy Nisenson Consulting and Executive Director of Mary Morton Parsons Foundation. The workshop will cover how to plan for board officer succession, how to identify leadership qualities and elect the best candidates for the positions. 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.