CNM Blog

Medicaid Block Grant for Tennessee?

Many in our sector are following a current bill in the TN General Assembly that requests a  Medicaid Block Grant from the federal government.  Clifton Government Relations provides here some history of TennCare and the Medicaid program.  

 

Consulting through an Equity Lens with Phyllis Hildreth

Consulting through an Equity Lens with Phyllis Hildreth

How can consultants apply an equity lens through their projects? CNM recently welcomed Phyllis Hildreth, Vice President for Strategy and Institutional Advancement at American Baptist College, to facilitate this conversation with our consultants. Read more and explore links and resources in this post.

128,000 Children Purged from TennCare

Read this summary of the news about the 128,000 Tennessee children recently purged from TennCare, written by Tony Garr, Legislative Liaison and Research Coordinator at Clifton Government Relations.

Legislative Update April 5, 2019

Read the latest updates on select bills impacting CNM members.  Thanks to our partner, Stewart Clifton.  

Consultant Spotlight: Susan Chapman, Governance, Communications and Events Expert

Our first consultant spotlight is one of our experts in communications, fund development, and governance, Susan Chapman. Susan has 27 years of experience in these areas and has worked with many organizations in the Nashville area such as Exchange Club Family Center and the University School of Nashville. We were fortunate to hear from Susan about her experience as a CNM consultant and the insight that she has gained from her consulting experience with us.

Equity and Systemic Racism

Equity and Systemic Racism

The first Collective Impact Learning Community session of the year included the opportunity to hear from cohort member and Metro Human Relations Commission Executive Director Mel Fowler-Green on Systemic Inequality and Equity Frameworks. Equity is the base on which the collective impact framework should be built, and it is defined by Mel as, “just and fair access and inclusion into a society in which all can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential.” Without an intentional focus on equity, collaborative efforts can unintentionally reinforce patterns that uphold disparities

What to Expect from a CNM Consulting Engagement

What to Expect from a CNM Consulting Engagement

Have you identified a need to amplify your work but don’t know next steps? The following page will show you how to navigate the CNM consulting process so that you can receive in-depth expertise on projects as large as organizational strategic planning and as small as a meeting facilitation.

Systems Thinking for Change

Systems Thinking for Change

Did you miss out on our recent Young Nonprofit Professionals event about systems change? Read our blog recap here!