Nonprofits compete with corporations for talented and skilled staff. But as our regional 2017 Compensation and Benefits Report suggests, nonprofits are not competitive in compensation. The sector has relied on recruiting mission-focused employees, but with the growth of for-profit social enterprise, this…Read More
Each fall we celebrate the vibrant nonprofit community and the transformational power of philanthropy in Central Virginia. This year we were thrilled to welcome Vu Le, the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, to share his insights on…Read More
Happy Thanksgiving! We at CNE want to add our voice of gratitude and appreciation. We are thankful for our nonprofit members who are deeply passionate about their work and strive tirelessly to serve communities across Central Virginia. We’re thankful for
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, its board of directors, and its staff condemn in the strongest voice the recent murders of members of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh and the African American citizens in Kentucky….Read More
UVA President Jim Ryan
This past weekend UVA inaugurated its 9th…Read More
As part of our initiative to promote justice and equity within nonprofit communities, 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
Nonprofits thrive on community engagement and support, which requires regular communication. Even as nonprofits know this, staff are busy, budgets are tight, and nonprofits are facing audiences with increasingly short attention spans and what can feel like an overwhelming number…Read More
We are excited to invite you to the 2018 Philanthropy Day Luncheon, a community celebration of giving. This year’s luncheon will be held at the Pavilion at Boar’s Head Inn on November 15 from…Read More
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…Read More
Special Opportunity for CNE Members to Welcome New UVA President Ryan & Connect with the University Community
Saturday, October 20, 9am-12pm
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…Read More
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 withRead More
As part of our initiative to promote justice and equity within nonprofit communities, CNE is introducing a series of guest writers who have been grappling with what diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to them… Read More
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
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…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
Philosopher Aldo Leopold said: “Ethical behavior is doing the right thing when no one else is watching—even when doing the wrong thing is legal.”
Ethical dilemmas occur when we find ourselves in a situation or circumstance that conflicts…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
Whether we work on education, the environment, or elderly care, many of us see the value in moving the needle on racial equity within our organizations and the work we do. The Local and Regional…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
CNE is excited to launch 7 Actionable Principles for a Strong Social Sector!
CNE Members: Schedule a complimentary hour of support and coaching around the 7 Actionable Principles here.