Join CNM to be part of a network of over 800 nonprofits and community partners, and take advantage of all the opportunities your CNM membership provides.


Individual Development

Workshops – Explore professional development opportunities and refresh your skills with year-round trainings. Member agencies with budgets under $2 million are eligible to receive MatchGrant funds to make nonprofit education even more affordable.

CNM Intensives – Hone your skills with in depth learning opportunities, and zero in on trending topics at events like Master Series and Equity Offerings.

Professional Development Certificates – Amplify your knowledge with revamped certificates in Leadership Development, Fundraising, Volunteer Program Management, Collective Impact, and Board Fundamentals

CNM Newsletter & Blog - Stay in the know on nonprofit news and special offerings through the weekly Mission Memo, subject matter newsletters, and CNM Blog.

Discounts & Scholarships with Local Universities –CNM members can pursue continued education at local university partners and access special rates and scholarships.


Organizational Development

Consulting – Work with CNM's team of consultants for an in-depth approach to creating lasting organizational change.

Customized training – Let CNM experts create a learning experience perfectly tailored for your organization.

Catalysts – Jumpstart your next venture by participating in a CNM catalyst, a cohort model of intensive small-group consulting sessions.

Job Postings – Attract top talent by posting opportunities on our job board free of charge.


Community Development

Networking Opportunities – Gather with your nonprofit peers and pave the way for future collaborations by participating in CNM's networking groups and events.

Salute to Excellence Awards – Celebrate the sector with nonprofit leaders and community partners at the largest nonprofit awards ceremony in the country.

Community Initiatives – Engage in complex conversations and trending topics with fellow community members in the nonprofit sector and beyond.

Collective Impact – Amplify your organization’s impact by exploring cross-sector partnerships to tackle our community’s complex problems.


Resources & Discounts

Member Access to Statewide Partners – CNM members have exclusive access to member benefits with our partner organizations in Memphis, Knoxville, and Chattanooga.

Online Grants Directory – Take your development strategy to the next level with access to the Foundation Directory Online, a comprehensive grants database.

Guidestar Compensation Reports – Stay ahead of the curve with the leading industry salary report based on the most current IRS data. Contact to schedule a time to view the report.

Benefits Referrals - Access exclusive opportunities for employee health benefits through BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, director’s insurance, officer’s insurance, HR resources, and retirement programs with CNM's preferred partners.

Technology Referrals – Steward your data with the latest in information technology services.

Resource Library – Enrich your business practices with the latest in nonprofit resources from around the sector.

Room Rentals – Utilize space for meetings and events at CNM’s Trolley Barn office in downtown Nashville at a discounted rate.


We would be honored to have your agency as a member of our nonprofit family. Click here for more information about becoming a 2019 CNM member.