Our Impact

CNM drives change through our work with nonprofit organizations and the foundations, public agencies, and companies that support them.

Solve Problems

Our team leverages expertise in strategy, planning, and evaluation to create solutions that drive results across Southern California communities.

Build Skills

Our training programs provide opportunities to master management and leadership fundamentals, strengthening attendees’ capacity to respond to change.

Advocate for Nonprofits

As we build meaningful relationships across our network, we use our capacity-building expertise to represent the interests of service providers to increase their impact.

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.

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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in 2021, CNM led members representing nonprofit and philanthropic groups to work with LA County leaders to address outdated, inefficient contracting policies, and practices.

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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.

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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.


Impact Stories

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South Los Angeles CDFI Consortium

Creating a robust alliance to provide essential business and financial resources

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LA City Department of Cultural Affairs

Strengthening the City’s arts and culture leaders and institutions

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Planning and executing a comprehensive strategic plan incorporating more than 60 in-depth stakeholder interviews and the input of McKinsey & Company volunteers

The result? “Imagine LA’s most comprehensive and forward-looking Strategic Plan to date.”

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Equipping Bank of America’s leaders with the skills and understanding they need to be effective board members

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Recent Clients

We’re proud to facilitate change for these purpose driven leaders and organizations.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

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