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

Upcoming Events

  1. January 11, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am

    The Bottom Line – Harassment Free Workplaces (Operations Roundtable)

    Learn how to use common sense strategies and action-oriented steps to protect your employees and ensure a workplace free from harassment. 

  2. January 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Board Roles & Responsibilities

    Essentials of board service and governance, including responsibilities, business of the board, and more!

  3. January 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Connect with CNE

    Curious about how you can break into the nonprofit sector after graduation or mid-career? Want to learn more about the size and make-up of our community’s nonprofit sector?   Join the ...

Build Your Board: Nonprofit Board Leadership Learning Intensive

Serving in a nonprofit board leadership role is critical and sometimes challenging, but essential for high performing boards. This unique peer-learning group is specifically for board chairs, vice chairs, and incoming chairs. Access best practices in board governance and leadership while also hearing stories to help improve your board service.

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We’re here to help


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.

Gain Knowledge


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.