February 2017

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.

Is your organization ready to "be transformational"?

Is your organization ready to

D.C. Dreger (ACFRE) and Christa Mannarino are leading a breakout session at Bridge to Excellence about how to create big social changes through alignment, advocacy, and alliances.

Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

Members of Nashville’s nonprofit leadership, boards and foundation community are encouraged to ‘save the date’ and reserve their tickets for a special screening and discussion of Resilience at the Belcourt Theater on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 pm. Tickets are free thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Frist Foundation.

Nonprofits & power in public policy

Nonprofits & power in public policy

As a nonprofit, are you aware of how much power you have in the public polic process? The Healing Trust's Program Director for Advocacy and Access Beth Uselton says "by always staying grounded in mission, nonprofits have the capability to facilitate respectful, constructive conversations." 

New nonprofit ThinkTennessee launches to promote moderate, pragmatic solutions

New nonprofit ThinkTennessee launches to promote moderate, pragmatic solutions

"In today’s polarized political climate, it’s easy to lose sight of what unites us as Tennesseans: Regardless of political party, we all want opportunities to build a brighter future for our families, our communities and our state. As nonprofit leaders, your work helps make those opportunities happen." Read more about the new nonprofit ThinkTennessee in this guest blog post.

Why advocate? Q&A about the legislative process with Meredith Sullivan Benton

Why advocate? Q&A about the legislative process with Meredith Sullivan Benton

It’s a question we hear often in this new political climate: what can we do? For nonprofits, advocacy provides an answer. On March 3, CNM is partnering with The Healing Trust and The Sycamore Institute to present the free session “Legislative Update: How Could Your Mission Be Affected & What Can You Do About It?” which will include analysis of some of the proposed bills and an advocacy strategies panel.