Center for Nonprofit Excellence
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) works with nonprofit staff, board and volunteers to think strategically and function more effectively.
Programs & Resources
Our suite of services listed below work together. Join the community of nonprofits who’ve partnered with us!
Take advantage of our calendar of webinars and workshops from a network of local capacity builders and others.
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.
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.
Partner with LEAD Institute to maximize your staff’s full leadership potential. This year-long leadership development program is for nonprofits serving the diverse communities of Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties. Applications for 2020 LEAD Institute will be available in June 2019. Fill out our Interest Form or Read more.
Learn more about our annual CNE Nonprofit Survey.
Upcoming Featured Events
- June 20 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
- July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm|Recurring Event (See all)2nd Friday
- July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Organizational Development Grants
Take your nonprofit to the next level with support for one-time activities that build the inner workings of your organization.
Director, Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Program Officer, Center for Nonprofit Excellence