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Virtual Coffee Convos Return on July 20! 

Schedule a 30 minute, no cost, Zoom consultation today! (more)


Executive Director Academy Applications Accepted July 15 - 31

Our Executive Director Academy is designed for nonprofit executive directors (or equivalent) in the role four years or less. (more)


QENO Organizational Coaching Application Now Open!

One-on-one coaching is critical to help build the strength and resilience of our local nonprofit sector and ensures that the residents of our community have the quality services and support they need to thrive. (more)


2021 SECU Sites and Students Announced

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is pleased to announce 14 undergraduate students who have been selected to participate in the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Public Service Internship Program for summer 2021. (more)


An Apology and Promise

Posted on 6/4/2020

We at QENO have witnessed the racial injustice in our world, country, and here at home. We have watched as black nonprofit leaders were not invited to the table when big decisions were being made and initiatives were being created. We have seen the drastic lack of black leadership among nonprofit boards, staff, and funders. We have seen black-led organizations receive less funding and respect. We have seen the negative impacts this has on our communities. This is not new. George Floyd’s murder and videos of police brutality are not new. We have all witnessed this time and time again.

While QENO has taken many steps to educate our team, explore ways to affect change, and recruit partners to help inform and shape our work, WE HAVE NOT DONE ENOUGH. We haven’t even scratched the surface. As QENO’s Director, I apologize. I accept all responsibility in our lack of progress. You deserve better. We can do better. We see you. We hear you. We stand along side you.

We promise you that QENO will be bolder, more courageous, try harder, take more risks, give this work our highest priority, and work with you all to learn, understand, and create actions, services, and collaborations that move this work forward. We will increase our efforts to amplify your voice. We ask you to hold us accountable, share your stories and ideas, and help us evaluate actions and trainings we can provide and policy for which we need to advocate. We recognize QENO is not the expert in this. We look forward to learning from you and doing the work with you to determine how QENO can best serve as a catalyst to change.


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Phone: 910-962-7039
Email: qeno@uncw.edu