PA Navigate Provides Resources

PA Navigate is a curated database of local resources all across Pennsylvania. Using your zip-code, you can search and connect for support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help is all what PA Navigate prides itself on offering.   In Millersville alone, there’s 2,311 programs that include food, housing, goods, […]


The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting and challenging our families, communities, organizations and world in unprecedented ways.  We will update this page regularly with information and resources nonprofits can use to prepare and respond.   Registration for the Lancaster County Community Vaccination center is NOW OPEN. Click here to register and for more information. VaccinateLancaster   Websites for […]

Tips for Hiring Consultants

Consultants are NOT Created Equal Today’s ever-increasing demands for accountability, efficiency and effectiveness compels many nonprofit leaders to seek assistance from people and organizations with the expertise they lack.  This needed knowledge may come from an open-enrollment workshop, such as those offered by the Nonprofit Resource Network.  Though public training sessions provide information at low […]

What Every Board Member Should Know About Nonprofit Financial Statements

By Doris Fee, President, Blue Ridge Business Consultants So now you’re on the Board!  You’ve been elected to represent the interests of the members of your organization at the Board level.  Your understanding of the financial operations of the organization is critical, especially given the increased public scrutiny of nonprofit organizations.  As a board member, […]

Customized Services: Tailored for your Organization’s Needs

Since its inception, the Nonprofit Resource Network (NRN) has established and implemented best practices in excellence in the services it provides for the staff and boards of community benefit organizations.  The NRN has created Standards for Excellence in training and ensures that workshops offered follow those standards for exceptional, hands-on training. Taking this one step further, we […]

Measuring Success Consortium

Who Is the Measuring Success Consortium? The Measuring Success Consortium (MSC) provides a collaborative resource for measuring program impact through a voluntary partnership of community benefit organizations, funders, government agencies, academia and private sector measurement enthusiasts of South Central Pennsylvania. Within this collaborative context, organizations cultivate additional resources and strengthen the communities in which they work. Why […]

Sustainability Assessment for Community Benefit Organizations

Introducing NRN’s Sustainability Assessment for Community Benefit Organizations… Climbing out of the economic slump has left many community benefit organizations with little vision for future programming or even a healthy existence. After walking alongside disillusioned organizations, the NRN brought its Preferred Consultant Network together to create a Sustainability Assessment. This 70-question survey, to be completed […]

The Conscious High Caliber Acceleration System: A Path to Clarity, Results and Freedom

By Sylvia Hepler, Career Development Specialist for Executives and Managers, Launching Lives, LLC There’s nothing worse than feeling stuck.  Professional “stuckness” comes in many forms:  failing to solve an ongoing problem; neglecting to leverage your greatest strengths; ignoring the need to acquire a new skill; lacking time for priorities, misinterpreting situations; drowning in stress; excusing […]

New Licensed Curriculum: Project Management Nonprofit Practicum

PROJECT MANAGEMENT NONPROFIT PRACTICUM This project management workshop-training program for a nonprofit organization was developed by Millersville’s Nonprofit Resource Network (NRN) with funding from the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF). This 12-hour, 3 day course demonstrates how project management can help nonprofits be more efficient and effective as they execute and manage their everyday […]

10 Big Benefits to Coaching for Non-Profit Executives

By Sylvia Hepler, President, Launching Lives No question about it: credible executive coaching can get you where you need to go FASTER than if you try to do it all by yourself. I know firsthand. For the last four years I’ve had the opportunity to work with several brilliant coaches from various regions of the […]

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