Welcome to Temple NEST

Temple University’s Nonprofit Evaluation, Services and Training Program (NEST) provides nonprofit organizations with an independent, research-based approach toward increasing program effectiveness and organizational capacity. Based at Temple University Harrisburg, NEST serves primarily the Capital Region and surrounding areas, but is not limited by geographical boundaries. NEST's services are customized to meet the needs of individual organizations and community groups.


"To foster healthy neighborhoods and communities by improving the performance of nonprofit organizations addressing critical issues and serving under-served populations."


  • Program evaluation
  • Needs assessment
  • Statistical analysis
  • Database applications
  • Continuing education and training
  • Special topic symposia
  • Program development
  • Literature review
  • Grant writing


Contact Information

Email Address: nest@temple.edu
Telephone Number: (717) 232-6400
Program Office Address: 234 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17101