Philanthropy Day Postponed
Dear Friends and Colleagues –
At CNE, we strive through our work to build community.
This week our community partner, the University of Virginia, experienced a tragedy which ricocheted across the university and…Read More
Short Board Education Sessions
Our nonprofit members represent arts, children, education, environment, faith, health, housing, seniors, and more. These are the organizations that enact a vision of Strong Nonprofits. Strong Community. Members uniquely connect CNE…Read More
Celebrate Latinx Heritage
It may come as a surprise to many, but Cinco de mayo is not Mexico’s version of the Fourth of July. September 16 is the day those of Mexican heritage celebrate the…Read More
Meet a Member of Our Board
Each year, CNE invites two new Board Academy graduates to participate in the Board Fellows program. Board…Read More
A Change to CNE’s Job Board
As part of CNE’s ongoing Justice & Equity work, we are evaluating our own practices, programs, resources, and services, listening and being responsive to our members, and as always,…Read More
It doesn’t matter if you live in Scottsville or Scotland, the first day of school can be very long—as these pictures Lucie’s mom recently shared with the world illustrate. As students,…Read More
Collaboration for Social Change
READY? SET? GO?
One of the most frequently-asked questions we hear at CNE is “how do I start a nonprofit”? From personal experience to perceived community need to a desire to share resources, people consider starting a nonprofit organization for…Read More
More for Members
Be the Best Team You Can Be
2019 may just be the year of the team. From the NCAA championship UVa. Men’s basketball and lacrosse programs to the newly crowned USA Women’s Soccer World Cup winners (a team which includes threeRead More
Learning from Dad
Even though they share the moniker, no two dads are exactly alike. Which makes it no surprise that each father and/or influential male in our lives has a little something different to instill upon us. Here are a few…Read More
Save the Date: Philanthropy Day 2019
Each fall CNE hosts Philanthropy Day as a way to bring together a diverse audience to celebrate, educate and motivate stakeholders from the nonprofit sector.
This year we are honored to welcome…Read More
Board? Start Here!
CNE was not around in 1991 when the UVa. Women’s Basketball team played for the National Championship, so we…Read More
Spring Is Here
Famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil may have been a bit off the mark yet again when on February 2 this year he promised a greener season would be fast approaching. More than six weeks later, no thanks to Phil, spring has…Read More
March is the Month to Engage
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, that is if you…Read More
Leaders To The Front
Think about the leaders at your nonprofit. Did you immediately picture the Executive Director? Were you focused on the President and CEO? Was the first person who came to mind the Board Chair? The people in these roles do…Read More
Last summer, Charlottesville City Council began a review of the Agency Budget Review Team (ABRT) process – the process by which the City funds nonprofits. The City is looking at how to revise the process to bring further alignment between grant awards to nonprofits and the City’s strategic priorities.
Earlier this…Read More
What Can the Numbers Tell Us?
Engage Your Volunteers
This year marks the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week. Volunteer Week is set for April 7-13, 2019. The internet abounds with suggestions for recognizing volunteers. But three ideas stood out… Read More
Equity From the Group Up
As part of our ongoing Justice and Equity Initiative at CNE, staff members attended Racial Equity Institute’s (REI) Groundwater Training this past Friday at JMRL Central Library.
Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, REI helps leaders and organizations understand the underlying framework of racism….Read More
Nonprofits Support Federal Workers
As the current government shutdown continues, federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay are struggling. Many people are looking for temporary work, relocating to live with family, and trying to maintain their homes and favorable credit scores. Those who rely on government services which have been…Read More
Stand Up and Speak Up
As nonprofits, our bread and butter is community engagement. We must effectively engage clients, community partners, donors, elected officials, and other stakeholders to provide essential services. This is one way we make a stronger community. On occasion, an opportunity arises to make our collective voices heard,…Read More
New Year, New Faces at CNE
We’re excited to share that we’ve added two new members to the CNE team this year, both of whom have deep nonprofit experience and community knowledge. Introducing…
Aleen Carey, Senior Manager of Philanthropy and CommunicationsRead More