CNM Publishing

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As CNM continues to expand its knowledge base, we simultaneously strive to archive and publish valuable nonprofit data and information that is relevant to the nonprofit milieu. ‘Nonprofit Directions’ our printed quarterly newsletter is now being supplemented with a robust online version, permitting us to the enhance the scope and timeliness of nonprofit issues. Our current publications include the Compensation and Benefits Survey: providing valuable insight and a thorough, up-to-date assessment of salaries and benefits for employees in the Southern and Central California nonprofit sector. Additionally, we offer the 2 Minute Answer Guide for Nonprofits, an indispensable, easily accessible summary of nonprofit knowledge and particulars.


Compensation and Benefits Survey

CNM conducts an annual survey of local salary and benefits for nonprofit employers located in Southern and Central California. Each year, thousands of executive directors, board members, administrative, finance and human resource professionals rely on our survey to recruit and retain quality employees, establish realistic budgets and comply with IRS guidelines. With frequent changes in both federal and local policies that impact the nonprofit sector, it’s critical that HR practices remain in compliance. Our survey includes: 160 job titles (salaries, budget, geographic location, field of service and staff size), time-off practices, insurance practices, benefits practices, executive director practices, employment law updates and employee resources.

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2 Minute Answer Guide for Nonprofits

The 2-Minute Answer Guide for Nonprofits: Fast Answers to Frequently Asked Questions is a user-friendly, ‘2-minute manager’ for nonprofit leaders on the go. Inside, in ten critical management areas, you’ll find concise, practical answers to our top ten help line questions. Topics include Leadership, Strategic Planning, Board Governance, Marketing and Communications, Managing People and more. And for further assistance, we’ve also included a wealth of cost and time-saving resources every nonprofit professional should be aware of. Brought to you by the trusted experts at Center for Nonprofit Management and Cause Communications. This handbook is a must for every nonprofit manager!  The publication of this guide has been made possible through a generous grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation.

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Get Ready, Get Set

Get Ready, Get Set..

Thinking of starting a nonprofit? Get Ready, Get Set will lead you through some of the things you need to think about before you start the process.

Grantseeking Fundamentals

Grantseeking Fundamentals

New to grant writing? Learn about the grant seeking landscape, researching opportunities, and strategies for writing winning proposals in this helpful booklet. Includes sample budget and budget narrative, list of resources, and planning worksheets.

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