Fostering highly effective leaders and vibrant nonprofits that transform the quality of lives in our communities

What We Do...


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For Nonprofit EDs/CEOs

We believe in strong, effective leadership! CEN offers a variety of professional and leadership development opportunities created exclusively for nonprofit executive directors. These unique programs leverage valuable curriculum by forging strong peer support networks. Intrigued? Be sure to check out our ED Roundtables, Leaders Institute, and more.


For Nonprofit Board Members

New to a nonprofit board ... or on a board and looking to increase your impact, be more strategic, or work more effectively with your chief executive?  CEN can help! Check out our Board Consulting Services and New Board Member Orientations. We also offer access to many additional governance resources through our strategic partnership with BoardSource.


For Emerging Nonprofit Leaders

At CEN, we are work strategically to strengthen the sector's pipeline of nonprofit leaders. Our Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is an intensive course for those that are newer to senior management and looking to expand their leadership knowledge and skill set. In addition, we offer a number of professional development Trainings & Events each year.