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Hello from the Trolley Barns - update from Tari

Hello from the Trolley Barns - update from Tari

"Hello from the Trolley Barns! It has been right at 100 days for me here at CNM and what a whirlwind it has been. I’ve been listening, speaking, writing, and working on several new initiatives – all designed to benefit you, our amazing nonprofit partners. Because we truly do consider our member agencies as our partners, I wanted to share a few updates from CNM about these new initiatives." Read more from CNM CEO Tari Hughes in this post.

3 Ways to Make Data Collection Less Terrible

3 Ways to Make Data Collection Less Terrible

Look, y’all. We know evaluation can be a challenge. We know that you have all sent countless surveys and questionnaires, only to be left staring at your computer screen wondering where all your responses are. We know that folks see the run-of-the-mill satisfaction survey and hit “delete” faster than you can say “data collection.” -read more about this Bridge to Excellence breakout session in this blog post

Jaynee Day of Second Harvest Food Bank receives CEO award

Jaynee Day of Second Harvest Food Bank receives CEO award

Second Harvest Food Bank President & CEO Jaynee Day has been named the Nashville Post CEO of the Year – the first woman and the first nonprofit CEO to receive this honor, as she explains below. Learn a bit more about Jaynee and her advice for developing leaders in this Q&A with CNM.

Center for Social Entrepreneurship - March 18 training

Center for Social Entrepreneurship - March 18 training

Belmont's Social Entrepreneurship Program, in collaboration with the Office of Spiritual Development, invites you to attend a special training session to learn about the Christian Community Development Association's philosophy for restoring communities.

Resources for nonprofit advocacy: Legislative Update follow-up

Resources for nonprofit advocacy: Legislative Update follow-up

Check out this list of resources for nonprofit advocacy, and a calendar of upcoming Days on the Hill dates.

Donor feedback: 50 secrets with Pam Brown and Taylor Cochran

Donor feedback: 50 secrets with Pam Brown and Taylor Cochran

Gathering from 25 years of experience working with philanthropists, Pam Brown and Taylor Cochran have the secrets to successful stewardship. Actually, they have 50 secrets.

Q&A on board fundraising with CNM expert Jennifer Chalos

Q&A on board fundraising with CNM expert Jennifer Chalos

CNM fundraising expert Jennifer Chalos is moderating a breakout session panel at Bridge to Excellence: "War Room Tactics: Real-life Board Fundraising."

Grants available with Office of Criminal Justice Programs

Grants available with Office of Criminal Justice Programs

OCJP is also hosting several statewide training events about this grant solitication process on March 1 at the Rutherford County Courthouse and at the Regas Building with the Alliance for Better Nonprofits.