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Announcing the newest affinity group: CFO Circle

Announcing the newest affinity group: CFO Circle

The newest affinity group, CFO Circle, is designed for CFOs and finance directors at the management level of nonprofits with budgets of $500,000 and above. Sessions are free and only open to CNM members. First session topic: cyber security.

New TN guide unveiled for all nonprofit board leaders

New TN guide unveiled for all nonprofit board leaders

A full year effort by the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General, the Tennessee Secretary of State and the Center for Nonprofit Management has yielded a new resource for all nonprofits across the state.

Get CFRE credits through CNM workshops

Get CFRE credits through CNM workshops

Are you working to earn a CFRE credits to become certified? Did you know that many revenue development workshops at CNM offer CFRE credit? Take a look at the March-November 2016 CFRE-credited workshops here.

The Importance of Succession Planning

The Importance of Succession Planning

"Our organization has recently journeyed, formally and with intention, on a growing understanding of and appreciation for the importance of succession planning. It started when I somewhat casually mentioned to our staff that I wanted to retire at the end of 2016. That was in 2014. Since that moment we have experienced the highs and lows of planning for transition." by Cathy Self, president of Baptist Healing Trust

Get ready for The Big Payback with nonprofit storytelling

Get ready for The Big Payback with nonprofit storytelling

Is your organization participating in The Big Payback this year? Storytelling is critical for fundraising success. Check out CNM expert Kia Jarmon of MEPR Agency's tips for nonprofit storytelling in this video.

TechBridge expands services to Tennessee nonprofits

TechBridge expands services to Tennessee nonprofits

Many nonprofits have budgets that don't allocate the proper funds for IT or infrastructure to help streamline operations, TechBridge (a technology nonprofit) says. Through partnerships with companies across the country, TechBridge fundraiser and partners with local IT communities to provide nonprofits with technology that optimizes efficiency at an affordable rate. Information provided by TechBridge

When Your New Major Donor Turns Out to be a Scam

When Your New Major Donor Turns Out to be a Scam

“I admire what you guys are doing and wanted to give back in a big way. I believe this is the time the most to reach out to the needy in the community. Please advise on how this fund will be put to good use. To whom should the check be addressed?” How would you respond to this message? by Jann Seymour, NeedLink executive director

Nonprofit Board Member Summit

Nonprofit Board Member Summit

What are the top 10 issues facing your nonprofit board today? What does Washington have in store that will shape the 2016 nonprofit landscape? Are boards evaluating the right thing when considering investment performance of endowment portfolios? How does a nonprofit organization navigate through a potential bet-the-company event? You are invited to join a select group of nonprofit board members and trustees for a discussion of these most important questions. Presented by Waller Law, Diversified Trust, Center for Nonprofit Management