Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Center for Nonprofit Excellence

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) works with nonprofit staff, board and volunteers to think strategically and function more effectively.

Nonprofit Survey

How are we doing? Share what matters most to your nonprofit by taking the CNE Nonprofit Survey.

Programs & Resources

Our suite of services listed below work together. Join the community of nonprofits who’ve partnered with us!

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Workshops

Workshops

Take advantage of our calendar of webinars and workshops from a network of local capacity builders and others.

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Resources

Resources & RFPs

Explore resources to strengthen your nonprofit, such as an Organizational Development Grant, coaching and peer groups for executive directors, training toolkits and roundtables for boards of directors, current RFPs (requests for proposals) and grant opportunities, plus searchable online learning libraries.

Collaboration and Consulting with Michelle Slade

Consulting

Consulting

Consider the opportunities for consulting support – from complimentary consultations with CNE staff to our searchable directory of paid consultants, or pro bono consulting from Stanford ACT business school alumni.

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LEAD Institute

LEAD Institute

Invigorate and build the leadership skills of your key management staff at LEAD Institute, our 10-month professional development program for nonprofits serving the diverse communities of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties. LEAD Institute will be on hiatus in 2018 and will resume in 2019. Applications will be available in Summer 2018. Read more.

Anna Foglia Sun Street CentersWhen you put it all together, the Community Foundation is a crucial resource to us and an important part of our enhancement as an organization. – Anna Foglia, CEO, Sun Street Centers