Project Design and Implementation

We build systems and develop strategies to advance new or growing projects, helping your team meet or exceed goals.

What We Do

We build systems and develop strategies for your new or growing projects. Our team is ready to work closely with your team to provide strategic and tactical support on your priority projects. We have a proven track record of amplifying the impact of our client’s projects and programs, having supported:

  • Complex, multi-year initiatives
  • Program design and recruitment
  • Grant implementations and distributions
  • Policy and system improvements 

Together We Can Achieve

With CNM’s hands-on support, your organization can achieve your complex project and program goals with aligned team members, engaged stakeholders, regular evaluation, and streamlined processes. Our team will partner with you to ensure that your project and staff are ready to implement projects so that you can best serve your community.

We Work With

  • Nonprofits looking for partnership to design and implement new programs within your organization
  • Collaboratives and joint partnerships in need of technical and strategic planning support to implement programs
  • Nonprofits seeking to refine projects through ongoing evaluation
  • Funders and philanthropic institutions developing funding programs for nonprofit grantees
  • Nonprofits seeking technical assistance and implementation coaching to achieve grant objectives
  • Program staff looking to recruit community and nonprofit project stakeholders and help bolster program retention
  • Organizations evaluating and refining existing programs and systems to be equity-centered and trauma-informed

Ready to take your project to the next level?
Schedule a call with one of our team members today.

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Maura Harrington Ph.D., MBA

Executive Vice President
Center for Nonprofit Management

Maura is known for her expertise in organizational development and strategy and in all aspects of organizational development with a focus on strategic planning, assessment, and evaluation. At CNM, she oversees the client services team and provides consulting, training, and coaching services to a broad range of organizations. Much of her consulting and capacity-building work has been with community-based organizations and public health departments related to effective organizational operations, evaluation practices, and the use of logic models and other assessment tools to support planning, evaluation, and management. A BoardSource Trainer, a certified Advanced Associate, and a Trainer for the Connective Leadership Institute; Maura has completed certification as an executive coach under the International Coaching Federation. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Claremont Graduate School, an MBA from the Peter Drucker Graduate Management Center, a BS in Psychology from Georgetown University, and serves as an adjunct professor at USC’s School of Social Work and Department of Psychology. 

Speak With an Expert

Need expert advice? We're only an email or phone call away. Use this form to get in touch or call the Nonprofit Answer Hotline at the number listed below. You can also schedule a free, 15-minute appointment and we’ll match you with an in-house expert.








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CNM Nonprofit Hotline

Need expert advice? We’re only an email or phone call away. Use this form to get in touch or call the Nonprofit Answer Hotline at the number listed below.

You can also schedule a free, 15-minute appointment and we’ll match you with an in-house expert.








To select more than one item, hold Command on Mac or Control on PC.