Join Our Community
Membership is a valuable investment in your organization! Become a member and gain access to a wide range of benefits for your organization including free or low cost education and training, technical assistance, and regular networking opportunities.
Located in Charlottesville, Virgina, we also serve surrounding counties and welcome members and users from across our region. All CNE memberships are organizational; any staff, volunteers or board members associated with your organization have access to our member benefits.
We have three categories of membership:
- Nonprofits - current 501(c)(3) organizations or those in the process of exploring nonprofit designation.
- Businesses and Consultants - for-profits interested in supporting area nonprofits and increasing their visibility within the nonprofit sector. Consultants are vetted through a reference process, and are asked to donate a minimum of five hours per year to members or in support of CNE projects.
- Free and discounted trainings
- Exclusive access to Leadership Development programs
- Regular networking opportunities
- IT support
- Free job, volunteer, board, and calendar postings on our website and in our newsletter
- Free media guide
- Free use of CNE's conference room
- Resource Library check-out privileges
- Business discounts, including bookkeeping, payroll processing, consulting and more
- Free tool to help identify technology priorities
Cost of Membership
Nonprofit annual dues are assessed based on an organization's annual operating budget.
Business and consultant annual dues are $250.