Our Network Approach

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What is the Network Approach?

At Pillar Nonprofit Network, we believe that leveraging the collective power of networks is the best way to create positive impact in our communities. When we come together and lean on eachother, we can build an engaged, inclusive and vibrant community.

The Network Approach by Pillar Nonprofit Network shares our evolution as a place-based and impact-focused network as well as our promising practices using the network building principles that have guided us since our inception.

Who is it for?

This hub is designed for those interested in starting a similar network or those wanting to learn from our organizational development and practices.

Whether you’re an established professional in the impact sector, or just starting out on your journey, we hope that hearing about our history and our network building approach will give you valuable tools to help you on your journey to making a change in your communities.

What will you learn?

  • Explore the stories of how Pillar Nonprofit Network and two of our sub-programs Innovation Works and VERGE Capital came to be

  • Find inspiration in learning about the projects we have completed to achieve positive community impact

  • Get access to our promising practices and hands-on tools you can use from board governance manuals to strategic planning templates

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the principles - Collaboration, Leadership and Governance, Equity and Inclusion, and Storytelling and Impact - that help to build strong social impact networks.


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Whether you're looking for volunteer opportunities,
networking events or a job in the nonprofit sector, we can help.