Our mission is to improve the long-term sustainability of nonprofit leaders and organizations by offering the highest quality programs, consultation, training and community-building networks.



Support Our Nonprofit Leaders...

CEN works with hundreds of leaders each year, positively impacting thousands of individuals and families that rely on the services of local nonprofits to survive.  We work with these leaders to build and strengthen the infrastructure of their nonprofit, cultivate the talent in their organizations... and ultimately become more strategic and impactful.  That is what your investment will help us continue to do! Check out our 2015-2016 Impact Results.  





“Ultimately, an organization that fails to develop its people will find it more difficult to effectively achieve its goals… (nonprofits) are failing to develop their most promising pool of talent: homegrown leaders”

- Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Nonprofit Leadership Development Deficit, October, 2015



CEN’s has a unique approach to leadership development.  We build long term relationships and achieve transformational change through high touch leadership development programs ... and our efforts are yielding great results:


When we surveyed recent graduates from our Leaders Institute,

92% of respondents consider themselves more effective leaders after Leaders Institute


…and in our Board Consulting Program,

87% of respondents reported that, “the outcomes from the board retreat will give us the direction to improve the effectiveness of our organization.


We cannot do this without your support.  Your investment in CEN goes toward offsetting the cost of our programs so that they are affordable to the nonprofit community.  Please consider an investment in CEN to help build a stronger community!