Peer Groups

COVID-19 Update: Peer Groups will be held on the virtual platform ZOOM until further notice. Please watch for regular email invitations for connection information. If you are not on the email list, or not receiving emails, please contact Carrie Walker at 319-774-2375 (voice mail) or

Peer groups provide learning and networking in a fun, informal, and confidential setting. They connect nonprofit professionals to their peers working in similar positions at other nonprofit organizations.

Peer Group Options:

Current peer groups include:

Executive Directors Peer Group
First Tuesday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m.

Managers Peer Group 
Second Wednesday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m.

CFO Peer Group 
Third Thursday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m.

Development Peer Group

Third Tuesday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m.

Marketing Peer Group
Fourth Tuesday of the month from 12 to 1 p.m.

Structure and Fees:

There is no cost to attend a peer group and we provide lunch for those who RSVP. Nonprofit professionals are always encouraged to join. The content of the meeting can include round table discussions, idea sharing, or a speaker. A Community Foundation staff member facilitates peer group meetings. Peer group members and staff commit to creating a confidential setting for peer groups.


If you are interested in joining a peer group or have addition questions, please contact

Carrie Walker, Nonprofit Network Manager:
319.774.2375 /