As part of our initiative to promote justice and equity within the nonprofit community, CNE is introducing a series of guest writers who have been grappling with what diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to them and their organizations…Read More
Picking up from my last post about how to get your best and brightest, let’s talk about your recruiting process.
Trust Your Process and Flex It
We all have our processes for selection through interviewing candidates….Read More
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…Read More
A few weeks ago our newsletter shared resources for nonprofits that want to move the needle on racial equity. We have heard from many of our members that they would like to listen, learn, and do…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence and The Community Foundation serving Richmond and Central Virginia have collaborated to conduct the first-ever, regional, nonprofit compensation and benefits survey. For the first time, salaries of leadership staff in…Read More
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…Read More
Did you know that the Foundation Center’s Foundation Directory lists over 9,500,000 grants and 140,000 grantmakers? Chances are that there is one your organization may qualify for! You can access the searchable database for free at CNE….Read More
You’ve probably heard that our close relationships are important for our happiness and longevity. These are the relationships we tend to have with our spouses, parents, siblings, children, and dearest…Read More
“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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
As the end of 2017 approaches, we pause to reflect on the foundation of CNE — our members. Our nonprofit members represent arts, children, education, environment, faith, health, housing, seniors,…Read More
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.
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…Read More
Are you considering board service for yourself or for your employee? New evidence suggests that there’s lots to gain. Last week the World Environment Center (WEC) released a report focused on measuring the benefits of nonprofit board…Read More
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…Read More
Nonprofits depend on philanthropic support, but sometimes understanding who to ask and for how much — can be a great challenge. While donor prospect research can be difficult to set aside time for, the value of research…Read More