Center for Nonprofit Management

Bridging the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to drive positive change across Southern California.

Meet CNM

For nearly 45 years, CNM has been the trusted nonprofit partner that Southern California’s social impact sector turns to for help solving problems, responding to change, and elevating its leaders.

Our advisors draw on decades of experience leading nonprofits to help organizations succeed.

How CNM Works

We strengthen nonprofit leaders to increase the impact of  their organization’s work in the community.

We partner with philanthropies, the public sector, and corporations to amplify their reach.

We uplift the voice of the nonprofit sector to improve the impact of policy decisions on communities.

Solutions by Sector

Advocate for a Stronger Nonprofit Sector

By leveraging our capacity building expertise and a network built across nearly 45 years, CNM uplifts the voice of the nonprofit sector to improve the impact of policy decisions on communities.

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Equity in LA County Contracting

Given CNM’s role as a capacity builder for thousands of community-based organizations across the region each year, one part of our mission is to represent our the nonprofit sector with a strong voice. As part of that work, CNM has helped lead the Equity in LA County Contracting initiative since early 2020.

Current News & Resources

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Nonprofit Day is Just the Beginning

By Joni Byun | On November 30, CNM convened nearly 300 nonprofit sector partners and supporters to increase awareness and recognition of the essential service nonprofits provide to Los Angeles residents.

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Talk to CNM's Experts

Nonprofit organizations face unique challenges and solving them requires sector-specific knowledge and experience. CNM is here to help. Reach out to discuss anything from strategic planning to community engagement and we’ll match you with an in-house expert to get you the best advice.

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