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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."

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." 

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.

Nonprofits Drive Business Results for Corporations through Sponsorship

Nonprofits Drive Business Results for Corporations through Sponsorship

What does an effective corporate sponsorship look like for nonprofits? Find out from Lisa Davis Purcell, Vice President of Development at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. 

How to Sell with Storytelling

How to Sell with Storytelling

Guest blog post author Chad Harrington shares his thoughts on why storytelling is important and tips on how to make storytelling work for your nonprofit.

Professionals with these skills are paid more & have higher job satisfaction

Professionals with these skills are paid more & have higher job satisfaction

Do you know about the important role that emotional intelligence plays in your career? Read more in this conversation with CNM expert Leigh Ann Roberts.

Adding volunteers to your nonprofit's "fan club"

Adding volunteers to your nonprofit's

Hands on Nashville's Nonprofit & Volunteer Relations Coordinator Julie Abbott answers questions about volunteer management.