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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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Mistakes Happen

From typos to having to pull your foot out of your mouth; we’ve all been there. The opportunity to mess up is with us from when we wake (mismatched socks, anyone?)…

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Philanthropy Day 2017


We are excited to welcome the Charlottesville community as we celebrate the transformative power of philanthropy. The 2017 Philanthropy Day Luncheon will be held at Boar’s Head Inn on November 14th from 11:15…

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Managing During Times of Transition

If the only thing constant is change, then how we deal with change can be treated as a constant opportunity. Change can mean growing, evolving, shifting, expanding. For an organization looking at a key…

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It’s up to us.

Charlottesville is our home. It is where we live, go to school, work, play, help our neighbors, pray, volunteer and raise our kids. We were invaded this weekend. By violent, extremist…

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