Co-creating a vibrant community in the Pikes Peak region through nonprofit innovation and excellence.

Upcoming Events

  1. March 28 - April 25

    Volunteer Management Training Series

    The Volunteer Management Training Series (VMTS) consists of six modules created by Points of Light Institute, which are designed to give attendees a comprehensive understanding of the major components of a successful nonprofit volunteer management program.

  2. April 24 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    Get On Board

    Join us for drinks, hors d'oeuvres and, community connections! Learn about opportunities to volunteer and serve on local boards.

  3. April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    VMTS Session 6: Evaluating Your Volunteer Program

    Improving results through data and feedback.

Board Leadership & Governance

We believe in the power of a strong board and we’re committed to helping strengthen yours!

CNE’s Board Roles Workshop talks about the critical responsibilities of boards, the board-staff relationship and “business” of the board. Join us May 10th as we share over 30 years of experience working with boards.

Can’t make the community workshop? Our team will come to your board – learn more about personalized “back to board basics” training.

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We’re here to help


CNE is committed to transforming nonprofits through the 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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Membership with CNE provides access to the experts and trainings you need to increase you impact. Membership connects you to others in the field of social change. We are a positive collective of individuals with diverse skills and a goal to support each other as we achieve our missions.

Become a Member


CNE is your locally trusted resource. Throughout our site you can find helpful information, including our online Nonprofit Directory, nonprofit start up resources and ways to amplify your voice as your advocate for causes important to you and advancing the sector.

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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.