CNE Consulting

CNE provides and sources customized, fee-based consulting to assist nonprofits in strengthening their organizations and managing change.  Our staff and affiliate consultants have deep experience partnering with nonprofits of all sizes and stages in their organizational life cycles.  CNE provides consulting services in 5 different formats:



Do you seek outside expertise to help move your organization forward? CNE can help you source the right consultant or team of consultants for your organization. Learn more…


OnSite Trainings

Do you want to engage your board and/or staff in a group training? And bring professional development and team-building to your office and board room? CNE OnSite is the program for you. Learn more…



This group of experienced nonprofit consultants has partnered with CNE to bring you ConsultCorps and OnSite trainings. These consultants have joined CNE to create a community of practice, in which we work collaboratively with you to guide your organizational transformation. Meet our team…

The most useful part of our experience was CNE’s approach – informed, but also inquisitive about the Martha Jefferson House. I anticipated a boiler-plate presentation but feel this was very customized to our needs. The CNE trainer’s flexibility, humor and respect for us and the process were splendid.

Martha Jefferson House Board Member

Contact Deputy Director of Strategic Partnerships Cindy Colson for more information about any of CNE’s consulting programs.

CNE is excited to launch 7 Actionable Principles for a Strong Social Sector!

We encourage you to check out the site and you can find a recording of our launch town hall here.

CNE Members: Schedule a complimentary hour of support and coaching around the 7 Actionable Principles here.