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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Transforming Organizations That Do Good for 25 Years

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence strengthens Southern Colorado’s nonprofit sector through leadership and resource development, advocacy, and collaboration. Our member organizations are robust and diverse, all with different missions and budget sizes. We offer programs and connect you with resources so you can achieve your mission more effectively.

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Upcoming Events

  1. June 28 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

    DOL’s Overtime Ruling: Balancing Compliance with Your Organization’s Budget

    Deep dive into the new regulations, discuss strategies nonprofits can utilize to balance compliance with their budgets, plus ample time for Q&A.

  2. July 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 pm

    CNE Capital Campaign Conversation

    Join CNE, along with nonprofit leaders, funders, and board members in a conversation around capital campaigns in our community. Facilitated by Kimberley Sherwood.

  3. August 3 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am

    HR Roundtable: Ask an HR Expert

    This month's topic will feature an HR Expert willing to answer your organization's most burning HR questions and quandaries.

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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.