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Nonprofits have the power to radically strengthen our community

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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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Keynote speaker for the 2017 Nonprofit Day Conference announced!

CNE is thrilled to announce that nonprofit guru Joan Garry, of Joan Garry Consulting, will serve as the keynote speaker at 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.

Save the date: March 17th, 2017

2017 Nonprofit Day Conference Information

Upcoming Events

  1. January 26 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Fundraising on a Napkin: Maximize Your Relationships Today, Tomorrow, and Forever

    Whether you're looking for strategic clarity, ‘sustainable funding,’ a jump-start in major giving or just no-fluff advice that works... Fundraising on a Napkin delivers on all fronts.

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

    Performance Management on a Time Crunch (HR Roundtable)

    If you have ever struggled to provide feedback, coaching, or documented conversations to your employees, join us to discuss simple tools and processes your nonprofit can incorporate to manage employee performance.

  3. February 2 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 pm

    Charitable Solicitation Laws & Registration: Where, How & Why (Development Roundtable)

    Learn what constitutes fundraising solicitation in different states and what your organization must do to get and remain current in a changing compliance landscape.

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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.

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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.