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The Mission Memo: January 23, 2020

Board Governance, Community Impact, Nonprofit Leadership, Nonprofit Operations, Program Management, Revenue Development

January 23, 2020


Make your biggest impact in 2020.


At CNM our goal is to equip you with the things you need to make a difference. Join as a CNM member for 2020 to take advantage of:

  • member pricing for professional development
  • unlimited job postings
  • exclusive networking opportunities
  • so much more…

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Introduction to Systemic Racism
February 11 & 12


Is your organization ready to begin the work of exploring systemic racism? CNM will host Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training as they return to Nashville to facilitate one of our most popular trainings of 2019. In this introductory workshop, participants will explore racism as a systemic, institutional problem of power that goes beyond personal prejudice.

Learn how your organization can take steps to become more equitable by registering for this workshop today. Follow the link below for course information and registration.

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Meharry-Vanderbilt Grant Opportunity

The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core announced a new round of mini-grants for Spring 2020. Learn more about the grants here.



Census 2020 at CNM

CNM will be hosting a series of informational sessions about the role of nonprofits in the 2020 Census. Join us for an upcoming info session!

February 25, 9-11:30 a.m.
February 25, 2-4:30 p.m.



Quick Read

Nonprofits Can Protect their Data by Planning for the Worst (Nonprofit Quarterly)



Have you explored CNM’s new website yet? We’ve curated courses, resources, and events by the six most-requested areas of nonprofit management.



Upcoming Events


1/29: CERTIFICATE: Revenue Development (Part 1) *CFRE accredited
SERIES HIGHLIGHT: Asking for money can be hard, but maintaining resources for your organization is essential to ensure your survival. Join the CNM Revenue Development Certificate to learn the skills you need to meet the demands of securing revenue for a nonprofit…. Read more.


2/7: CERTIFICATE: Volunteer Program Management (Part 1)
SERIES HIGHLIGHT: Are you feeling overwhelmed or lost with the day-to-day operation of your volunteer program? Have you recently been tasked with building a successful volunteer base for your agency? Running a successful volunteer program requires implementing smart management systems and procedures…. Read more.


2/13: Critical Competency for Board Members in Nonprofit Racial Equity Work
SESSION HIGHLIGHT: Invite your board members to this brand new session with Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training. This interactive workshop is designed to help participants create the spaces to be self-reflective about our cultural shaping as individuals and institutions… Read more.


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