June 8, 2017

Certified Public Manager Program

Leaders Wanted.

Millersville University's nationally accredited Certified Public Manager program will boost your career in the public and non-profit sectors.

Earn a nationally-recognized credential that will distinguish your professionalism

Increase your understanding of the unique characteristics in Pennsylvania's public sector

Network with other public and nonprofit sector employees

Next cohort launches July 20, 2017.

February 27, 2017

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Workshop Series

Nonprofit Resource Network is excited to partner with the Association for Fundraising Professionals-Central PA Chapter to offer Fundamentals of Fundraising Workshop Series. This series of seven workshops is designed to help nonprofit professionals and volunteers develop their fundraising skills and raise money more effectively and efficiently.

$55 per workshop.

Module #1: Overview of Fundraising
Wednesday, April 5,2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Facilitator: Ann Moffitt, ACFRE

Module #2: Developing an Integrated Fundraising Program
Wednesday, April 12,2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Facilitator: Barb Taylor, CFRE

Module #3: Marketing for Ongoing Success
Wednesday, April 19,2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Facilitator: Molly Helmstetter, CFRE

*Complimentary Lunch and Learn*
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 12:30pm-1:45pm
Facilitator: Stuart Jeffcoat, COO at Burgard Design, LLC
Acquire a framework of tools you can use to weigh options when making tough marketing decisions. Learn criteria you can employ to evaluate your current marketing strategy.

This session is open to anyone registered for an AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Workshop. Please RSVP to

Module #4: Building and Sustaining Relationships
Wednesday, April 26,2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Facilitator: Chad Barger, CFRE

Module #5: Securing the Gift
Wednesday, May 3,2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Facilitator: Jan Zeigler, CFRE

Module #6: Volunteers - Partners in Fundraising
Wednesday, May 10,2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Facilitator: Duane Crouse

Module #7: Management & Accountability
Wednesday, May 17,2017 from 9:30am-12:30pm
Facilitator: Jessica Ritchie

All sessions will be held at the Millersville University Ware Center 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

To register:

October 20, 2016

NRN Welcomes Hope Schmids

We are pleased to announce that Hope Schmids has joined the Nonprofit Resource Network as our new Director.

As Director, Hope will be responsible for all aspects of day-to-day operations, including supervision of all NRN staff, researching and writing grants, developing new programs and partnerships, and providing strategic leadership and direction to the NRN to ensure continuous improvement, success and growth of programs. She will also provide stewardship to the NRN Advisory Group and oversee its subcommittees.

Hope served as Youth Project Coordinator at the Lancaster County Workforce Development Board and as Program Coordinator with the Lancaster-Lebanon Science and Technology Alliance.

She holds a Master of Science in Education degree from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Creative Writing from LaSalle University.

Join us in welcoming Hope to the team.

March 31, 2016

Fundraising Workshop - The Productive Fundraiser

Fundraising Workshop - The Productive Fundraiser: Hack Your Way to Success

The Nonprofit Resource Network is hosting a Fundraising Workshop
May 4th, 2016, 1:30-3:00pm
MU Ware Center, 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Join Chad Barger, CFRE, for a fast-paced session filled with tips (hacks) for nonprofit executives to work smarter, not harder, for greater success. This presentation focuses on improving both the fundraiser (via personal productivity hacks) and the fundraising (via planning, discovery, cultivation, solicitation & stewardship hacks).

Registration Cost: $25

Click to Register:

Workshop Facilitator: Chad Barger (@cebarger) is a fundraising productivity strategist. As Principal of the one man firm, Productive Fundraising, he is a fundraising coach, consultant, blogger and speaker. He specializes in teaching charities to raise more money, by working smarter, not harder. He is also a passionate arts advocate and raises vital support for the arts in his community as the director of the Cultural Enrichment Fund (Harrisburg, PA).

Questions? Contact Janeen Maxwell, Director of the Nonprofit Resource Network (717.871.7178 or

February 10, 2016

Nonprofit Resource Network launches Fundraising Fellows

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn in a supportive environment among your peers?

The Nonprofit Resource Network is launching Fundraising Fellows, a facilitated, personalized, peer-learning group for fundraising professionals.

-Creative, stimulating and supportive conversations will deepen participants' knowledge of fundraising.
-The small group format (maximum of 15 participants) allows you to build relationships with your colleagues.
-Topical, facilitated sessions will provide resources and real world solutions.

When: Fundraising Fellows will meet monthly for 4 months as a cohort for two hour sessions. The Spring Series runs March - June 2016.
-Wednesday March 30th, 2016 from 8:30-10:30 am
-Wednesday April 27th, 2016 from 8:30-10:30 am
-Wednesday May 25th, 2016 from 8:30-10:30 am
-Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 from 8:30-10:30 am

Where: The MU Ware Center, 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Cost: $325

Early-Bird Registration: Register by March 1st to receive a free one-hour consultation (worth $150).

Click to register:

Fundraising Fellows Facilitator: Dani Beam of DC Beam Consulting

For 20 years, Dani Beam has worked with individuals, nonprofits and businesses to find creative, practical solutions to meet organizational needs and leverage their strengths. She has worked with local, regional and global nonprofits to train leadership, raise funds and build organizational capacity. With her holistic, service-oriented approach, she excels in working with individuals and organizations to help them achieve their goals.

Questions? Contact Janeen Maxwell, Director of the Nonprofit Resource Network (717.871.7178 or

January 15, 2016

Fundraising Roundtable Breakfast

Fundraising Roundtable Breakfast
February 11th, 2016 from 8:30-10:00am
MU Ware Center, 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

The Nonprofit Resource Network is hosting a free Fundraising Roundtable Breakfast.

Hear about Fundraising Best Practices & Professional Development Opportunities

Mingle & Learn from your fellow Fundraising & Development Professionals

To register, click here.

Contact Janeen Maxwell, Director of the Nonprofit Resource Network with questions. ( or 717-871-7178)

Workshop Facilitator: Dani Beam, DC Beam Consulting

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