Helpful links:

Starting a Nonprofit

               If you are starting a nonprofit, we recommend following this checklist first.

               Another helpful resource for start-ups, also includes many links to other resources

               FAQs for many nonprofit categories such as management, regulation, development

               Information about the laws and regulations for nonprofits

Overall nonprofit sector information

               Recent study supported by CNM and other nearby management services organizations

               Comprehensive analysis of the sector, available for purchase

               Nonprofit FAQs from the Tennessee Secretary of State

               Economic impact study of the local nonprofit sector conducted by MTSU in 2013

Governance resources

               Updated guidebook created by CNM, TN Secretary of State, and TN Attorney General

               One-page resource from BoardSource

               Tools and news for nonprofit board members

Nonprofit news and management reports

               Written by attorney Christopher Was of Butler Snow 

               Conducted by the management service organization Compass Point

               Article about cross-sector collaboration

Nonprofit management resources

               Resource from The Bridgespan Group

CNM resources

               FAQs about how group purchasing organizations work


CNM Blog

Check the CNM blog for information about new offerings and deadlines and news concerning the nonprofit sector.

Read more here.