Affinity Groups

Monthly Executive Directors' Network meetings bring leadership together to meet and discuss operational concerns and share lessons learned. Monthly Nonprofit Community Calls foster collaboration, information sharing, and support. And our Affinity Groups provide for networking and sharing ideas centered on volunteer coordination, fundraising, and marketing/public relations/communications.




Nonprofit Community Calls & Executive Directors' Meetings


Nonprofit Community Calls provide time for the nonprofit community to share information, collaborate, and network. Calls are held on the third Wednesday of the month. 
The Executive Directors' Network brings nonprofit leaders together to discuss operational concerns and share information. Anyone in the Southern Maryland nonprofit community is welcome to join us. This meeting is held virtually on the second Wednesday of the month and in person once per quarter (January, April, July, and October) at the CSM Regional Hughesville Campus. 


These calls and meetings are held via Zoom; details are published in our monthly newsletter. Questions? Contact


Volunteer Coordinators' Network

This quarterly virtual meeting is for volunteer coordinators and/or anyone involved with recruiting and managing volunteers for nonprofit organizations. Join us for conversation, resource sharing, and networking. Meetings are held on the second Friday in February, May, August, and November.

Friday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m.


Fundraising / Development Network

Employees and volunteers with nonprofit organizations are welcome to join this quarterly virtual meeting for conversation and resources focused on fundraising, grants, and development. Meetings are held on the last Friday in January, April, July, and October.

Friday, July 26, 10 a.m.



PR / Marketing / Communications Network

Nonprofit organization employees and volunteers involved with public relations, marketing, communications, and/or promotions are welcome to join this quarterly virtual meeting for conversation, resources, and networking. Meetings are held on the third Thursday in March, June, September, and December

Thursday, June 20, 12 p.m.


Faith-Based Affinity Group

This quarterly meeting is for the leaders and staff of faith-based nonprofit organizations. Join us to build organizational capacity through information, resources, and networking. Meetings are held in person, and at a rotating location on the fourth Wednesday in May, August, (November TBD), and February. Location details will be in our monthly newsletter or send an email to

Wednesday, August 28, 12 p.m.

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College of Southern Maryland
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La Plata, MD 20646-0910

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