Center for Nonprofit Excellence Mission Vision The vision of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence at Hodges University is to become the leading resource for non-profit organizations in Southwest Florida, specializing in the areas of training and educational resources to the communities it serves. The Hodges University Center for Nonprofit Excellence will be recognized by its peers, and other nonprofit management support organizations, as a leader in the training and support of nonprofit organizations. Mission Enhancing the governance, management and operations of nonprofit organizations in Southwest Florida. Events February 25, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Naples Campus - Getting Your New Nonprofit Up and Running—Beyond the 501(c) 3 Learn how to plan for a successful future. March 1, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Fort Myers Campus - Building Your Organization’s Capacity to Fundraise Learn how to increase your organization's fundraising success. March 10, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Naples Campus - Risk, Liability and Insurance – What you Need to Know Learn about common risks and how to protect your organization. March 24, 2016 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM CNE Naples Campus - Black Belt Gift Planning: Ten Stages to Becoming a Master Explore the stages in a successful gift planner's career path. April 5, 2016 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Naples Campus - Strategic Visioning to Create Your Best Plan Join us for this interactive workshop to develop a great Strategic Plan for your organization.