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It’s lonely at the top.

That’s why CNPE created a nonprofit leadership program that brings nonprofit leaders together.

In a six-month period, Destination:Excellence (D:E) is designed to elevate the leadership capabilities of Executive Directors, CEOs, or Senior Leadership. The program is uniquely tailored to the needs of a nonprofit leader: generating safe space to share ideas, learn valuable key competencies, and solve real-world problems using real-world examples.

D:E is an application only program — and CNPE is now accepting applications!

APPLY ONLINE FOR D:E

PROGRAM DATES:

  • February 16, 2018
  • March 2, 2018 (half day)
  • March 16, 2018
  • April 20, 2018
  • May 18, 2018
  • June 15, 2018
  • July 20, 2018

DEADLINE TO APPLY:
DECEMBER 31

APPLICANTS CHOSEN BY:
JANUARY 15


WHAT D:E GRADUATES ARE SAYING:

D:E reignited my passion and desire for learning and growth. It put me back into an inquisitive mindset. It’s already made me more confident, a better leader, a more informed manager, and possibly a little bit better person. It was potentially life changing, and I am grateful for the opportunity.
— Paul Blakeley

I left each class energized and eager to apply what I learned. “Destination: Excellence” became more than the name of a program: it is the motto I now repeat to myself every day as I head out to make a difference in the lives of others. 
— Denise Sears

After participating in Destination Excellence, I now feel more confident as a leader for my organization. The classroom style learning, roundtable discussions, and opportunities to network with my amazing peers all really helped me better understand myself and my leadership style. As my organization enters an ambitious fundraising campaign, I feel more prepared to build strong relationships with both staff and volunteer leadership at the organization that will be critical to our success. I highly recommend this cohort to non-profit professionals eager to take their career to the next level.
–Micah Jorrish