Program Calendar for Nonprofit Professionals

Capacity Building Programs 2021-2022   

 Formats for learning

  • Peer Learning Circle– active helping and supporting peers by having honest and open conversations
  • Educational sessions-Traditional Presenters/ Trainers

Meetings/Groups will be done via zoom for November and December 2021. 

There will be a minimum of 4 participants in order to run a program/session

Registrations will be done via Eventbrite, send an email to Viviann Schorle, Program Officer, to register for programs

MONTHLY GIVING: Your Nonprofit Sustainability Plan- Coaching sessions

Dec 1st: Group Coaching on Monthly giving, 10:00-10:30 a.m. (Space available)

Jan 5, 2022: 2nd Group Coaching on Monthly Giving, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

A webinar session on Nov 3rd was recorded. All sessions are free to any nonprofit organization. More than one staff per organization is encouraged. Max 25 participants. These sessions will be ALL virtual. The Eventbrite link is out please reach out to to register. You can attend one or both coaching sessions.

Chad Barger, CFRE, Fundraiser Master Trainer will be running all sessions.

December will have 2 programs-

Dec 8th, Zoom Meeting, 10:00 a.m-11:00 a.m.TCN (Tri-County Network) Information Session

Meet TCN Staff and get to know how TCN supports nonprofit work through grant writing, bookkeeping services, fundraising efforts (The Amazing Raise), and training. All these benefits come from membership. They will be offering 6 scholarship memberships to nonprofits in the Greater Phoenixville Area.

Holly Parker, Executive Director-For the last five years, she has led successful collaborative efforts to address community needs in Western Montgomery, Eastern Berks and Northern Chester Counties as the Executive Director of the TriCounty Community Network. With over 20 years as a nonprofit sector leader, Holly’s expertise includes working with community stakeholders including funders, corporate sponsors, boards, committees, volunteers, school district, and community organizations; developing and implementing innovative programs and services to serve our community; and leading organizations through substantial growth and into stability. Holly is also an adjunct instructor in Nonprofit Management for Chestnut Hill College.

Adrean Turner is an award-winning Executive Leadership Coach, keynote speaker and career fulfillment expert. Adrean’s super power is engaging and empowering teams to deliver maximum business results with mental and performance fitness techniques. Adrean’s podcast, FIT for Success: Fearless, Inspired, Transformed, has led to a bestselling book as well as a cable TV series. Her work has been cited in Business Weekly, Forbes, Girl Boss, the Los Angeles Times and Brainz Magazine. SHe is also the Training Manager for the TriCounty Community Network and for the last seven years she’s has enjoyed teaching business, entrepreneurship, marketing and economics and finance as an adjunct graduate professor of Business with Alvernia University.  Adrean holds a B.S. in Economics, a Master’s of Management and an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University.

Meredith Sossman is an accomplished development professional and attorney, who has helped non-profits achieve better results through insight and experience in all aspects of giving and non-profit management.  In her fifteen years of nonprofit work she has led teams in university, healthcare, arts, food insecurity, and small nonprofits to increase teamwork resulting in better fundraising results and effective relationship building techniques.  She has served as a campaign director, associate executive director, in-house counsel and chief development officer.  She successfully led the a $50 million capital campaign that exceeded goal eighteen months ahead of schedule. Meredith is the principle at MM&C Consulting and serves as a Senior Consultant with, where she is engaged to help non-profits exceed their goals and expectations through inspired philanthropy and best practices in non-profit management.  She is a member of the faculty for the LaSalle Non-Profit Center and speaks on non-profit management, fundraising techniques, teamwork, leadership development, and big data integrations that lead to staff retention and relational fundraising success.

NEW Peer Learning Circle for Nonprofit Professional POC (People of Color), Dec 15th from 11:00 a.m.-noon. This event will be done via zoom

(MAX 10 per session).