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
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…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
FLIP guides nonprofits in clarifying fiduciary responsibilities, building financial decision-making processes, and mitigating risk….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
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… 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