Howard County Nonprofit Center
Nonprofit Center at 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive in Columbia to open in March, 2017.
Progress Report: ACS is working with the Howard County Housing Commission in developing a nonprofit center located in central Columbia that will accommodate as many as 12 nonprofits. The goal is to improve access and coordination of services.
Statement of Purpose: Bringing services together to build stronger individuals, stronger families and a stronger community
A Nonprofit Center in Howard County would: :
Feasibility Study Outcome
The results of the feasibility study indicated there is strong interest in a center that:
The results of the feasibility study conducted in early 2014 were shared with the community at the November General Meeting.. The survey, focus groups and interviews found that there is sufficient interest by Howard County human service organizations to move forward with planning a facility where space and services can be shared.
Tenancy Model: Space and Users
Planning is moving forward. Over the next several months we will
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014 over 70 representatives of Howard County nonprofits and county government, along with interested community members participated in a visioning session for the creation of a center where services can be provided in a collaborative environment and clients and organizations can reap the benefits of shared space. Learn about the creative insights shared by this group and the information provided by consultants from the Nonprofit Centers Network.
ACS contracted with the Nonprofit Center Network to survey nonprofits
and other service providers in Howard County to assess the feasibility
of developing a nonprofit center in our community.
Support for this feasibility study was provided by Howard County Government and The Horizon Foundation.
The Nonprofit Centers Network,
an organization with over a decade of experience in North America
supporting the creation of nonprofit centers that improve collaboration,
innovation, and effectiveness conducted this study.
Background via The Nonprofit Centers Network:
Benefits and Impact of Human Ser Centers
Read more about the benefits and impact of human services centers.
ONE CENTER, A WORLD OF HOPE The Children and
Family Services Center is in Uptown Charlotte, close to public
transportation, where multiple nonprofit agencies offer a variety of
services that strengthen families. One place where those in need find hope, dignity, strength and independence.
Magnolia Place, Los Angeles, CA
We are creating sustainable change for families by promoting and strengthening individual, family and neighborhood protective factors through increasing social connectedness, community mobilization and access to needed services. While our targeted community faces multiple challenges, the residents have enormous assets and a strong desire to create a better life for themselves and their children. As MPCI partners and residents work and learn together, positive changes are occuring for the community as whole.
Nonprofit Centers in Maryland
The vision of The Nonprofit Village is to build an effective cooperative of community-based nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County. Through shared office space, we promote and facilitate collaboration among tenants. Through shared office services, we help build the capacity of tenants to sustain and grow their operation. The Nonprofit Village is fully leased with 17 nonprofit tenants.
Where ideas are shared and collaboration takes place.
A Community of Nonprofits located in Baltimore, Union Mill is a hub for people who work to make the community a better place. Commercial space is leased to nonprofit organizations, which benefit from “outside the box” thinking. Gathering like-minded organizations in one, consciously designed building encourages cooperative interaction and adds energy and momentum to the programs that assist our citizens, locally and nationally.