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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.

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.

Column on Nashville's nonprofit from outgoing CNM president

Column on Nashville's nonprofit from outgoing CNM president

Outgoing CNM President Lewis Lavine shares his view of the future of Nashville's nonprofits in this op-ed for The Tennessean.

Roundtable ideas from changing neighborhoods discussion

Roundtable ideas from changing neighborhoods discussion

During CNM’s “Changing Nashville Neighborhoods: The Effects on Nonprofits” session, teams gathered to discuss how gentrification is effecting their organizations, and how CNM could help with this issue. Read more in this post about the ideas that were shared.

Changing Nashville Neighborhoods: The Effect on Nonprofits

Changing Nashville Neighborhoods: The Effect on Nonprofits

CNM held a forum with several presentations and panels on April 15, 2016 to discuss the effects of gentrification on nonprofits specifically.

New board development initiative with the Memorial Foundation

New board development initiative with the Memorial Foundation

The J.D. Elliott Board Leadership Development Fund will make available the resources needed to help deserving nonprofits funded by the Memorial Foundation strengthen their boards' governing skills and solidify the critical relationships between board members and board management.

Did you miss Salute this year? Watch it today!

Did you miss Salute this year? Watch it today!

The 2015 Salute to Excellence ceremony is available for live streaming on CNM's page at NECAT and is also showing three times a week on Comcast channel 10 in Davidson County and AT&T UVerse channel 99 in other middle Tennessee counties.

Are you poised to achieve transformational impact?

Are you poised to achieve transformational impact?

During the Bridge to Excellence Conference, I’ll discuss these insights. To get us started, I’d like to share a few thoughts about the first, and most important, insight: setting a long-term, bold goal.