Corporate Leaders

Helping your business deliver social value. ​

For decades, we've helped elevate the social impact of Southern California's businesses.

Whether training corporate executives for board service or working with a company’s external relations team to connect with nonprofit partners, CNM builds alliances that meet the corporate sector’s community engagement goals and drive positive change in the community.  Accenture, Bank of America, Deloitte, SoCalGas, and Wells Fargo Bank are just some of the companies that leverage CNM’s expertise. 

Let’s work together to amplify your impact.

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in 2021, CNM led members representing nonprofit and philanthropic groups to work with LA County leaders to address outdated, inefficient contracting policies, and practices.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


Services for the Corporate Sector

Whether co-designing a social impact program or strengthening your nonprofit partners, CNM can help your business deliver social value.

Preparing Your Leaders to be Effective on Nonprofit Boards

Through tailored events, retreats, and individual coaching sessions, CNM can equip your executives and employees with the skills and understanding they need to be effective board members and volunteers.

Social Impact Guidance & Evaluation

Our team can help ensure that your company achieves its community engagement and social impact goals through a data-driven approach to decision-making. We can help evaluate your corporate partnerships’ impact, connect with the program’s key stakeholders, or identify areas of additional opportunity.

Support for Your Nonprofit Partners

CNM is a resource that can strengthen and guide the projects led by your company’s nonprofit and community partners:

  • At the beginning of projects with strategy development, program design, and organizational assessment
  • During a project by strengthening participants’ skills, by creating connections, or by facilitating collaborations
  • At the end of projects with research and evaluation 

Partner with CNM

CNM’s educational programs, consulting services, and knowledge resources are made possible by corporate support. Partner companies demonstrate their commitment to the community by their investment in the success of Southern California’s vital nonprofit sector.  Sponsorship benefits include presence and exposure through events and programs, website, and CNM’s communication vehicles and social media channels.  

Let us customize a partnership to meet your company’s needs.  To learn more, contact Regina Birdsell via email or at (213) 266-8484.

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