Building and Maintaining Effective Coalitions and Collaborations

Strategies for maximizing engagement in coalitions and collaborations.

About this event

NOTE: This is an in-person training in Los Angeles, CA

This interactive seminar will explore the core elements of intentionally creating and managing successful coalitions and collaborations. While working in collaboration is fundamental to the nonprofit sector, it is critical that we value the time of all participants and create the greatest impact. We will discuss the elements key to effectively starting and monitoring coalitions to forge lasting partnerships that enhance collective and purpose-driven objectives.

Thought this session, participant will better understand:

  • The core elements of strong collaboration
  • How to assess the appropriateness of the collaboration
  • The resources and leadership needed to ensure success
  • The key steps in building and realigning strong collaborations

Free Event & Lunch!

Lunch will be provided after the training.

Registration ends on Friday, May 19, 2023.

Limited capacity: This is an in-person training with limited capacity. (max of 3 per organization)

Location: City National Bank – LA Room
555 S. Flower St., Los Angeles Room 13th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Who Should Attend: This program is designed for Nonprofit Board Members, Executive Directors, HR Managers and Fund Development staff.


Carlos Cazares- Client Services & Advocacy Project Specialist, Center for Nonprofit Management

Carlos is the resident community outreach specialist at CNM with years of experience in grassroots organizing and assessment. Carlos brings a strong background in group facilitation, community capacity building, civic engagement programs and strategy, and leadership development with a racial equity lens. In his 13+ years of leadership and experience, he has educated and developed leadership skills in more than 800 youth and parents; built staff and operational capacity for more than five educational institutions through data collection, grant development, and professional development; and has advocated and assessed the implementation of more than $350 million invested in Educational Equity for Los Angeles Youth. Carlos has a Master of Arts in Education, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Chicana/o Studies.


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