Members of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence have access to a wide variety of products and services to help increase organizational capacity, access personal and professional development programs, and find opportunities for networking and resource sharing.  Some of these benefits are available only to members; others are available to non-members for an increased fee. 

The Center continually evaluates its programs and services in order to meet member needs, so please let us know if there are additional products or services we can provide or ways we can assist your organization.  

  • CNE Workshops member discount--Standards for Excellence, grant writing, board governance, succession planning, leadership, and more
  • Nonprofit Day and Volunteer Day member discount--Nonprofit leaders and their staff members are encouraged to attend professional development opportunities through Nonprofit Day and recognize their organization's volunteers through Volunteer Day.
  • Front Range Executive Service Corps (FRESC) member discount--This program of CNE provides expertise to the nonprofit community. 
  • Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA)--This program of CNE provides training and networking to volunteer managers.
  • Continuing Education--CNE works closely with UCCS and Regis University member discount, supporting their educational programs for nonprofit professionals.

  • Monthly Roundtables members only--CNE offers regular networking and learning opportunities for CEOs, CFOs, HR professionals, and Development staff. Topics and guest speakers are announced in advance. Development meetings are hosted jointly by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
  • Brown Bag Lunches members only--Guest speakers present on a wide range of topics for nonprofit professionals.
  • Legal, Financial and Nonprofit Management Referrals--CNE will help connect nonprofits with the resources they need.
  • CNE Newsletter--Regular e-news keeps nonprofits up-to-date on what's happening in the nonprofit sector as well as providing opportunities for members to post their announcements.
  • CNE Website/Job Postings--CNE's website is the best source in Southern Colorado for posting or perusing job openings in the nonprofit sector.
  • Membership Directory listing

  • Group workers' compensation member discount--CNE members can join a group plan through Pinnacol Assurance, underwritten by Wells Fargo Insurance
  • D & O Insurance--Offered through Wells Fargo Insurance
  • 457b Deferred Compensation--a retirement benefit for key executives through Mutual of America
  • HR Counsel member discount--CNE members receive a discount on membership with the Mountain States Employers Council
  • Colorado Grants Guide member discount--CNE members receive a discount on this funding resource through the Community Resource Center

  • Affiliation with respected community resource
  • Networking opportunities with funders, peers, and other community leaders
  • Membership Directory listing
  • Free Nonprofit Directory listing