Our Belief:

Nonprofits have the power to radically strengthen our community

We’re here to help


CNE is committed to transforming nonprofits through the awesome and educational workshops we offer. We believe our programs provide structure and professional development for organizations to more effectively and efficiently fulfill their missions.

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Our Executive Service Corps is a skills-based volunteer consulting program. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve by providing high-quality affordable consulting services to nonprofit leaders seeking to address critical issues.

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The Nonprofit Directory provides a comprehensive listing of the region’s diverse nonprofit organizations. Readers will also find a listing of corporate members who have demonstrated a commitment to the nonprofit sector through their programs and services.

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Build Your Village

As Joan Garry reminded us at the Nonprofit Day Conference, successful nonprofits share a common trait – they’ve built a strong village around them.

Connect with CNE to build your village and access our workshops, monthly roundtables, nonprofit resources, plus networking and other professional development opportunities.

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Upcoming Events

  1. August 17 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am

    Effective Communication with the Board (CFO Roundtable)

    More details coming soon!

    CNE’s Monthly Roundtables are FREE for staff, board members, and volunteers at Member Organizations! Non-Members are also welcome to attend for a $10 fee. Focusing on current trends in the sector and best practices, CNE’s Roundtables provide nonprofit professionals with an opportunity to sharpen their skills, strengthen their network, and help their organizations excel.

  2. August 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Back to School! Volunteer Engagement Roundtable

    Just in time for back to school, Colorado Springs School District 11 will host the August 17th Volunteer Engagement Roundtable where we will hear from representatives from different schools, both public and private discussing ways to best engage students as volunteers at your organization and also volunteering in schools.

  3. August 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Building Your Growth Machine (Part II, The Insider’s Guide to Marketing Workshop Series)

    CNE and Magneti Marketing have teamed up to present a three-part marketing and communication series.

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A Network of Awesome People

Members of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence have access to a wide variety of programs, services, and products to help members achieve their missions more efficiently and effectively, access personal and professional development.

Make a Living Making an Impact

Check out CNE’s job board to discover employment opportunities in the local nonprofit sector. With more than 70,000 visitors annually, CNE’s job board is THE place to recruit the talented professionals your organization needs.