Building Skills. Strengthening Teams. Connecting Leaders.


Project Description

Build Your Leadership Capacity

Get help with the challenges and opportunities that are unique to you and your organization. CNM offers an extensive selection of seminars and trainings, aimed at sharing knowledge, building leadership skills and providing tools and techniques that help you respond effectively to the needs of the community and the demand for accountability.

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Designed to share knowledge, build leadership skills and provide unique tools for nonprofits

Southern California’s most respected nonprofit management faculty lead seminars, crafted by nonprofit professionals and stakeholders, in order to share knowledge, provide tools and techniques that will help you become a better leader, and, for organizations, provide the requisite capacities for growth, impact, and sustainability.

Achieve Greater Impact

On our campus or locations across the region. Topics include:

  • Executive, Board, and Inclusive Leadership
  • Financial Strategy and Budgeting
  • Marketing, Messaging, and Advocacy
  • Fund Development
  • Supervision and Management

With over 50 trainers and a host to 150 trainings each year, CNM content can be tailored to your team’s needs making it easier to learn together. All presentations are highly interactive, involve peer-learning opportunities, and draw on real-life examples from attendees. Each session gives participants access to new tools that provoke action and implementation of practices. Learn more!

Equip yourself with the skills necessary to manage your career and organization. Designed for the working nonprofit professional, these multi-day programs cover key nonprofit management topics, build leadership skills, and give you the opportunity to network with colleagues. Learn more!

Learn anytime, anywhere. Expand and sharpen your team’s nonprofit management skills with these courses: Board Governance, Fundraising, Evaluation, and Communications. This unique course offerings are designed and priced for nonprofit organizations – sign up today!

Success Stories

Testimonials from CNM alumni

It was great to spend a day thinking creatively and in innovative ways – and not the daily grind of money, money, money…Good things happen when you put smart people together.

— Hollywood Heart

‘More than anyone else, CNM provided clear action items, broken down by category and next steps that LACCLA can take to become a stronger, more dynamic organization. We truly appreciate the forthright assessment and action plan.’

— California State Parks Foundation

This session made me think more conceptually about facilitation (and how to plan for it). I would recommend this to someone who is new to or uncomfortable with facilitation.

— California Science Center

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