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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We’re Accepting Proposals for the 2017 Nonprofit Day Conference!

CNE’s annual Conference brings together changemakers, practitioners, volunteers, funders, and businesses for a full day of learning, sharing, and building relationships. We are accepting proposals for 75-minute breakout sessions to be held throughout our Nonprofit Day Conference, March 17, 2017.
Deadline December 2, 2016

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Upcoming Events

  1. November 2 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am

    Employment Law Update (HR Roundtable)

    2016 saw important changes to employment law on both the state and federal level, beyond the Department of Labor's updates on exempt employees. Give us an hour and we'll give you a succinct recap of the new and updated laws impacting your nonprofit!

  2. November 3 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am

    Failing Forward & Fundraising (Development Roundtable)

    Turning failure into lessons that lead to success, while celebrating our own failing forward moments in 2016 with the bestowing of the annual Development Roundtable Turkey Award.

  3. November 17 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

    Managing Risk: Audits and Lawsuits and Taxes (OH MY!) (CFO Roundtable)

    CNE is partnering with BKD CPAs and Advisors to tackle critical areas of nonprofit risk management, with experts on hand to discuss legal risk, taxes, and audits.

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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.