CNE Blog

Category: Announcements

Be Prepared for the Next Emergency

CNE is thinking about our neighbors in the Carolinas currently preparing for and dealing with Hurricane Florence. Our hearts are with you in this trying time.

While the forecast for our area region has tempered, now is a great time to make…

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Data That Matters

Dear Colleagues,

How we compensate our employees and who we hire has a direct impact on our mission. That’s why CNE is excited to announce our first-ever Regional Nonprofit Compensation…

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Seeking Impact, Together

CNE believes that strong nonprofits build strong communities, that the people who power nonprofits should have access to high quality, affordable professional development, and that we can grow together as leaders and organizations. That’s why we partnered with 

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Some Surprising Changes to Nonprofit Tax Law


From time to time, CNE invites local experts to share their knowledge with the nonprofit community. This week Victoria Jones, CPA shares some insights on recent changes to federal tax law and what this means for nonprofits.

Nonprofit organizations…

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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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Onboarding: The How and the Why

Congratulations! You’ve hired the perfect candidate! The process was exhausting. Writing the perfect job description, advertising, reviewing resumes, interviewing, referencing, and extending an offer takes significant staff time and resources. But you can’t relax yet!

The onboarding process will be central to…

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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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