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Is your nonprofit celebrating an anniversary?

Is your nonprofit celebrating an anniversary?

Is your nonprofit celebrating a special commemorative anniversary in 2016? CNM is working on gathering information for an article on these organizations as a part of our own 30th anniversary this year.

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.

Road to the Conference: Driving Innovation Through Design

Road to the Conference: Driving Innovation Through Design

In this week's installment of Road to the Conference, hear from Sarah Corlett from Design Impact talk about the strategy and discipline used by corporations and how they can be applied to the nonprofit sector.

New BoardSource special pricing exclusively for CNM members

New BoardSource special pricing exclusively for CNM members

BoardSource and the Center for Nonprofit Management are excited to announce a variety of ways for CNM’s members to engage with BoardSource. Now, through your CNM membership, there are two options to become a member of BoardSource at a special rate.

Social Enterprise Catalyst Applications due Jan. 23

Social Enterprise Catalyst Applications due Jan. 23

In an effort to enable local nonprofits to create revenue-producing social enterprises, the Center for Nonprofit Management is partnering with CauseImpact to offer a premier consulting package to a select number of agencies.

Is your fundraising program ready for year-end?

Is your fundraising program ready for year-end?

The year-end is usually a mad dash for most nonprofits. From mid-November through Dec. 31, many nonprofits will raise up to 40 percent of their total annual campaign goal. Needless to say, this is an important time of year for any nonprofit. While racing to the finish line, be sure to ask yourself the following questions.

Top questions to ask about your organization's brand

Top questions to ask about your organization's brand

The effectiveness of your organization accomplishing its mission and in raising money depends heavily on the strength of its brand — what people perceive about your organization. And much of what people perceive, especially donors, is based on how well you are communicating with them.