Connections At Every Level

Our Programs

CNE is your first-stop nonprofit shop. We’re behind the scenes helping nonprofit staff , boards of directors, and volunteers strengthen the greater good of our community while they save, change, and impact lives.

Our team meets you where you are and provides ways to increase your effectiveness, so you can increase your impact. We are here to support sound governance, accountability, and transparency while helping nonprofits achieve their missions through our programs and activities.


CNE is committed to strengthening nonprofits through the high quality trainings we offer. Led by CNE staff and experts in various nonprofit fields, we believe our workshops provide professional development for organizations to more effectively and efficiently fulfill their missions. Our trainings provide frameworks for nonprofits to operate from, and also ideal environments for engagement and exploration. Members receive discounts on CNE Workshops.

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Get connected and share ideas with other professionals in your field. Join your peers to explore a variety of nonprofit topics to increase your organizations effectiveness and build relationships across the sector. These gatherings provide an opportunity to meet others in the field, share best practices, and ask questions about issues you and your organization face.
One of the most utilized member benefits, Roundtables are FREE to members.

Upcoming Roundtables

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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 nonprofits leaders seeking to address critical issues. Volunteer consultants and subject matter experts come from a variety of backgrounds including finance, nonprofit management, strategic planning, human resources, project management and sales.

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Upcoming Events

  1. April 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Board Roles & Responsibilities

    Learn what good boards (and board members) do and what they don't do.

  2. April 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Same Mission, New Focus: A Conversation with PPCF

    CNE is hosting “Same Mission, New Focus” a conversation with staff from the Pikes Peak Community Foundation focused on the future of PPCF’s grants programs.

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

    Learning from the Best – Balancing Benefits with Your Nonprofit’s Budget

    HR Roundtable - learn more about private exchanges and how these unique benefits platforms can help you meet the diverse needs of your workforce.