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 April 8, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CNE Naples Campus - Washington Update: Impact on Philanthropy: What Happens Next in Congress Update on the impact of the America Gives More Act. April 14, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Fort Myers Campus - Understanding the Organizational Lifecycle Understanding that there are predictable patterns and phases of an organization’s growth and development can help its leaders prepare for these situations and changes. April 23, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Naples Campus - Fundraising Level II Attend this two-hour seminar to enhance your organization’s fundraising success. May 14, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Naples Campus - Branding for Nonprofits: It’s More Than A Logo Brand is defined as the marketing practice of creating a name, symbol or design that identifies and differentiates a product from other products, but it goes deeper than that. May 19, 2015 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM CNE Fort Myers Campus - Nonprofit Websites: Basics and Best Practices By now, most nonprofits know that a website is important, but how do you know your website is the best tool to help you meet your mission?