COVID-19 Resources

During this time of uncertainty and anxiety for our nonprofits, our clients, and our community partners, know that we are here to help you be strategic and resilient. We may not have a definitive answer, but we commit to listen, troubleshoot with you, and help you make well-informed decisions for your organization and the clients you serve every day, but especially on the hard days. We hope the community will find the following resources useful during this time and we will continue to update as necessary.

Last updated on April 7, 2020.

Financial Resources & Relief

See here for a summary memo of local funds and state and federal financial resources available to nonprofits and their clients to manage through the COVID-19 crisis. Sign up for Virtual Office Hours or contact us for assistance.

Nonprofit Needs Survey

As we manage through this crisis, we seek to gather information and feedback from you on your critical needs and challenges, and to reach out to funders and community partners to share how best to help the sector. We want to give a powerful, collective voice to what is most important to you right now. Please take five minutes to complete this nonprofit needs survey.

Virtual Office Hours

While we’ll be working remotely at least through April 3rdwe’ll be offering NEW virtual office hours, for nonprofits to troubleshoot, get resources on any topic, and even vent if needed! See here to sign up. CNE members will have first dibs on the available slots. Can’t make the office hours? You can still contact Kadi Davis at or 661-703-4503 anytime for technical assistance support.

Media Advisory

We encourage all community stakeholders to check out our call to action in support of a resilient nonprofit sector. Our social impact organizations are a critical part of the web that knits our communities together and need support now more than ever. If you are willing to talk to the media, and help elevate the voices of those you serve, please contact Ian Coppage,, with your organization’s contact name, email, phone number, and statement on how you’re adapting your programs in response to COVID-19.

CNE-Hosted Programs

These FREE sessions are part of CNE’s Practicing Strategic Resilience series, online programs that provide nonprofit practitioners with timely guidance on issues of the utmost concern during the current crisis related to COVID-19. To see the date/time of all online programs, please visit our Upcoming Trainings page.

CNE-Curated Webinars

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