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Attracting and Hiring Your Best and Brightest

I don’t think it is lost on anyone that your people are your greatest strength as an organization.

The question is how do you find and hire the best people that match your culture and are going to be amazing…

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Introducing Thomascine Allen

Dear Nonprofit Friends,

We’re very excited to introduce you to Thomascine Allen, CNE’s new Administrative Coordinator. Her main role will be to support all things CNE, behind-the-scenes. But you’ll most likely speak to her on the phone when you call…

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Save the Date!

Yesterday a group of CNE staff members visited the Haven Homecooking for lunch. As we feasted on delicious eggplant parmesan and cannolis, we caught up on the good work of local nonprofits. The mission-driven work you…

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Moving to Action on Board Diversity

Periodically, we’ll feature a thought piece from a local nonprofit professional. This week we are delighted to feature consultant and nonprofit professional, Rick Moyers. Rick currently serves on the boards of BoardSource (as chair) and the Community Connections…

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Nonprofits and Empathy

Periodically, we feature a thought piece from one of our amazing CNE board members. We hope you’ll enjoy this chance to get to know them better and hear a bit of their story. This piece was written…

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Own Your Finances

One of the important (and sometimes overwhelming!) responsibilities of nonprofit leadership is financial management. Strong financial practices are essential for organizational sustainability, and stewarding assets and resources. Healthy financial management practices build…

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Are You On the Right Path?

If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it.” Abraham Lincoln

In order to align expectations and…

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Celebrate MLK Day with Service


Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verbs…

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Keep Your Resolutions with Coaching

Approximately half of all American’s make New Year’s Resolutions. About 8% keep them!

Did you make a resolution? If you would like to beat the odds, the American Psychological Association (APA) offers tips for keeping your resolutions. In addition to…

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Doing Well by Doing Good

Periodically, we’ll be featuring a thought piece from one of our CNE board members. This piece is from Tim Rose, Treasurer. Tim is Chief Executive Officer of the University of Virginia Foundation.

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“Heart Work” in Philanthropy

On Tuesday, our community came together to celebrate the incredible impact of philanthropy on our nonprofits and the people and communities they serve. A heartfelt thank you to everyone who joined us…

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Board Academy and Beyond

Periodically, we’ll be featuring a thought piece from one of our CNE board members. This piece was written by Carolyn Burnett, the newest addition to CNE’s Board of Directors. Carolyn is a Senior Business Banking…

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