Philanthropy Day

Philanthropy Day is CNE's annual community celebration of giving that has as its goal to educate, motivate and inspire the philanthropist in all of us.



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Philanthropy and nonprofit work has an incredible transformative power in our nation and Philanthropy Day honors and celebrates this unique American tradition. As part of this event, CNE hosts a luncheon with a nationally-recognized guest speaker to provide new insights, strategies and perspectives on social innovation & effective philanthropy.

Each year Philanthropy Day draws a crowd of over 400 philanthropists, business leaders, nonprofit professionals and elected leaders. Past speakers include:

Check out the upcoming Philanthropy Day 2021, with speaker Heather McTeer Toney!

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact Katherine Griffin Hand, Philanthropy Advisor, at khand@thecne.org.

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.