Friday, March 19, 2010

Councilmember Trachtenberg Visits Nonprofit Village

Councilmember Duchy Trachtenberg, Chair of the Management and Fiscal Policy Committee and Member of the Health and Human Services Committee, visited Nonprofit Village on Thursday, March 18th. Nonprofit Village is located at 12320 Parklawn Drive in Rockville, MD.

Councilmember Trachtenberg met with Laura Sildon, Executive Director for Nonprofit Village. Nonprofit Village is the first multi-tenant nonprofit center in Montgomery County, MD. The 10,000 square foot center provides affordable office space, shared business services and equipment to a diverse community of nonprofit organizations. It is dedicated to developing a sustainable and collaborative environment for community-based groups that provide vital services in Montgomery County.

The conversation focused on the impact of the FY11 budget on nonprofit institutions as well as the importance of nonprofit institutions in these economic times. Other issues mentioned include partnering of Nonprofit Village with other institutions, such as academic institutions, as well as increased marketing to promote the space to emerging nonprofits. Nonprofit Village offers a furnished work station for only $225/month. This includes use of conference rooms and shared administrative support.

For more information on Nonprofit Village visit their website at: or email them at

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