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

Upcoming Events

  1. October 25 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Shift Your Fundraising Perspective- Maximize Your Relationships Today, Tomorrow and Forever

    Gain strategic clarity and simplify your message to better communicate your nonprofit's vision.

  2. November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Making Difficult Conversations Less Difficult (HR Roundtable)

    As a manager or HR pro, difficult conversations come with the territory.  Join CNE for a facilitated discussion on tips and methods to make these difficult conversations a little easier to broach.

  3. November 2 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am

    Annual Turkey Awards Celebration (Development Roundtable)

    More details coming soon!

Build Your Village

As Joan Garry reminded us at the Nonprofit Day Conference, successful nonprofits share a common trait – they’ve built a strong village around them.

Connect with CNE to build your village and access our workshops, monthly roundtables, nonprofit resources, plus networking and other professional development opportunities.

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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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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.