Kick Your Nonprofit Into High Gear

We believe nonprofits have the power to radically strengthen the greater good of our community. Regardless of your organization’s age, budget size, or area of focus, CNE membership helps your nonprofit excel. Membership provides you access to the resources, training and expertise your organization needs to increase your impact - without busting your budget.

Businesses serving the nonprofit sector are welcome to join CNE as corporate partners. Individual memberships are available as well.

Access the experts, resources and training you need to increase your impact without busting your budget.


CNE Membership provides nonprofits with:

Professional Development

Keep pace with the latest at FREE monthly roundtables and quarterly CEO/COO events for your staff, volunteers and board members, plus significant discounts on CNE’s annual Nonprofit Day Conference and signature workshops

Visibility & Recruitment

Unlimited postings to CNE’s online job board, which is THE place to recruit nonprofit professionals, plus exclusive access to CNE’s board member board, inclusion in the Nonprofit Directory and a listing on CNE’s website

Resources & Expertise

CNE’s team of nonprofit nerds is committed to serving our members. Let us customize trainings for you or connect you with the right resources, plus access our affinity programs, like The Wright Group Services and MSEC, to save money

Info on What’s Impacting You

CNE will provide you with the latest on laws, regulations, and trends impacting your organization. CNE advocates for our members at the local level on the issues that matter to you, your organization and our community

Increase Your Impact Today!

Nonprofits and Individuals: Complete our short membership application to get connected.

Membership FAQs

Dues for CNE’s Nonprofit Members are a sliding scaled based on your organization’s annual operating budget.

  • Budgets under $100,000 = $100 per year
  • $100,001 - $250,000 = $115 per year
  • $250, 001 - $500,000 = $200 per year
  • $500,001 - $750,000 = $345 per year
  • $750,001 - $1 Million = $515 per year
  • $1 Million - $5 Million = $750 per year
  • $5 Million - $10 Million = $875 per year
  • $10 Million+ = $1,050 per year

Individual memberships are also available and provide access to the same benefits as organizational membership. Individual dues are $100 per year.

CNE’s Nonprofit Memberships and Corporate Partnerships cover those affiliated with your organization - including staff, board members, and volunteers.
CNE operates on a fixed membership year from July 1 through June 30. Membership renewals will be sent in early to mid June each year.

New members are welcome to join at any time! Your dues will be prorated based on where we are for the membership year. Simply complete our membership application anytime and a member of the CNE Team will be in touch with the total amount of dues owed.

We are excited to have you as part of our growing tribe of nonprofits and individuals committed to increasing their impact!

Joining is easy! Nonprofit organizations, as well as individuals who would like to be part of the fun, can simply complete our membership application. A member of the CNE Team will be in touch to finalize your application.

Of course! No matter how you impact our community, CNE has a membership option to fit you.

Corporations are welcome to join as part of our Corporate Partners program. LEARN MORE or JOIN NOW

Individuals are also welcome to become members - dues are $100 per year. JOIN NOW

Are you in the initial stages of forming a nonprofit but don’t have your IRS designation yet? Are you a fiscally sponsored program of another nonprofit? We welcome you as a member and have a number of current members just like you!!

One of CNE’s super-passionate nonprofit nerds would be happy to assist.

Email us at [email protected] or call 719-575-4341 ext. 11

“CNE is the hub of activity, education, resources, and connections for nonprofits. It has proven to be highly valuable in our efforts toward continuous improvement, and for the benefit of the people we serve and the City and region in which they live. “Lee Patke, Executive Director, Greccio Housing