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. 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.