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Strategic and Data-Driven Consulting

For our partners and clients, there is no one-size-fits-all.

Advance your mission, reach your potential, and create impact for your community. We are ready to meet your organization’s unique needs with customizable consulting, coaching, and data-driven solutions. 

CNM's Impact by the Numbers

In record numbers during 2021 - through outreach, our Helpline, one-on-one, and in groups - CNM advised nonprofit leaders on equitable practices, virtual service delivery, rapid response funding opportunities, scenario planning, and more as nonprofits navigated historic challenges across the region.

1.45 Million
Times CNM provided leaders with answers

Advancing Equity In Contracting

Continuing to direct our sector's LA County Economic Resiliency Working Group in 2021, CNM led members representing nonprofit and philanthropic groups to work with LA County leaders to address outdated, inefficient contracting policies, and practices.

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Leaders working on four teams
Unanimous Board of Supervisors motions

Training Nonprofit Professionals

Responding to changing conditions in 2021, CNM led seminars, workshops, and certificate programs, including the transformative leadership development program for emerging BIPOC managers working currently in South LA and the Antelope Valley.


Expanding Capacity Through Collaboration

In 2021, CNM researchers and strategists led large, collaborative initiatives across Southern California, linking information gathered from community residents and combining capacity-building with a facilitated process focused on systems change.

Served organizations

Monitoring Emerging Trends

Surveying clients and tracking changing organizational needs in real time, in 2021 CNM produced local snapshots that reflected how the pandemic and economic downturn impacted funding, workload, staffing and hybrid service delivery.


The 501(c)onference: Energizing Sector Leaders

CNM's inspiring 501(c)onference 2021 brought together diverse peers and missions to explore ways forward including building organizational wellness, impact and sustainability, and putting inclusive practices into meaningful action.


Partnerships & Affiliations

Board Source
Civitas LA
Connective Leadership Institute: Where inclusion is critical and connection inevitable
SC Engage Our Experts

We are ready to work alongside you to problem-solve, advocate for community needs, strengthen organizational capacity, plan for the future, and ultimately achieve your mission. 

CNM partners with purpose-driven organizations to create social change in Southern California, from recently founded small community-based organizations to large, established healthcare facilities. 

Our consultants and coaches are passionate and committed to supporting your organization.  

We’re ready to show you how your organization can reach its fullest potential.

Our Approach

Step One


Listening & Learning

Whether you filled out a helpline request, are a long-time CNM client, or are a friend of the organization, we start by meeting with you to learn about your organization and current challenges. Through this process, we identify how we can most effectively support you.  

Step Two


Design & Plan

We work with you to develop a scope of work that reflects your goals, values, and mission. Our team creates a plan that utilizes our expertise to meet your organization’s unique needs.

Step Three


Execution & Connection

CNM’s experts work alongside your team to implement and execute our shared objectives. Our door is always open to revisit and improve our initial plan and review progress. We regularly check in with you to ensure that we meet your expectations.

Step Four

Deliver & Achieve

We deliver results. Your organization has the tools, insights, and strategies to fulfill your mission and meet your full potential. The CNM Team is available for future partnerships and collaborations. 



Our Services

Strengthening Organizations & People

Through seminars, retreats, and 1:1 coaching, we design customizable training programs that equip you, your team, grantees, partners, or board with the tangible skills to achieve your goals and mission.

Organizational Assessments

When you have a clear picture of your organization’s areas of strength, growth, and opportunity, you can transform how your nonprofit implements its mission. With CNM’s comprehensive organizational assessment and recommendations, you will have the information you need to align your team, leaders, board, and programs to serve your community better. 

Strategy Development & Planning

Align your team, board, and leadership around your strategy, goals, and mission. Our experts are ready to work alongside your organization to co-design actionable, data-informed strategic, business, and scenario plans unique to your organization.

Project Design and Implementation

Start your new project, program, or initiative with the systems and strategies to achieve your goals. We provide strategic and tactical support for new or growing initiatives, collective impact projects, grants, and existing policies & systems. 

Research & Evaluation

Our team works with you to ensure you’re on the right track to fulfilling your mission through a data-driven approach to decision-making. We can help you showcase your impact, check in with your key stakeholders, and evaluate areas of growth.  

Connection and Collaboration

Align your team, board, and leadership around your strategy, goals, and mission. Our experts are ready to work alongside your organization to co-design actionable, data-informed strategic, business, and scenario plans unique to your organization.

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