Nonprofit Leadership Matters...


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

As an organization, we are deeply committed to inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and liberation (IDEAL) principles, which are reflected in everything we offer.


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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 executives. These unique programs leverage valuable curriculum by forging strong peer support networks. Intrigued? Be sure to check out our Leaders Institute, and much 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, New Board Member Orientations, and other Governance Resources.

For Emerging Leaders

At CEN, we are work strategically to strengthen the sector's leadership pipeline. Our Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program is an intensive course for those newer to senior management and looking to expand their leadership knowledge and skill-set. In addition, we have a full curriculum of Professional Development Training each year.