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!
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. Fill out our Interest Form or Read more. Applications for 2022 available in Summer 2021.
Take advantage of our calendar of webinars and workshops. Access recordings and material from 2021 CNE Trainings.
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.
Learn more about our annual CNE Nonprofit Survey.
“Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,” known as “DEI” are core values for many organizations and individuals, including the Community Foundation for...
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- August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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