Partnering with Philanthropy

Learn effective ways to collaborate for greater success.

About this event

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

Nonprofit organizations rely on the philanthropic sector as a key partner to drive community impact and mission outcomes. Through research and strategic planning, organizations can forge valuable partnerships that can help them achieve their vision and goals. In this unique opportunity to learn firsthand from CNM’s President & CEO, Efrain Escobedo will offer an experienced perspective on the philanthropic sector and impact-driven insights on how to work with specific foundation that match your organization’s objectives.

Through this session, participants will gain:

  • Better understanding of the philanthropic sector and its goals for community impact
  • Knowledge of ineffective strategies – what not to do – in working with philanthropy
  • Strategies for developing your organization’s approach to partnering with philanthropic foundations

Lunch will be provided after the training.

This event is sold out. We invite you to check out other CNM trainings and events, or request a custom training.

Location: Center for Nonprofit Management 

1000 North Alameda Street, Suite A

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Who Should Attend: This program is designed for nonprofit board members, executive directors, HR managers, and senior leadership.

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


Efrain Escobedo – President & CEO, CNM

Efrain is dedicated to increasing the civic engagement of historically underserved and marginalized communities and transforming systems through more human-centered approaches. For nearly two decades, he has worked within the philanthropic, government, and nonprofit sectors to advance this mission. As President & CEO of CNM, Efrain leads the organization’s efforts to elevate and advocate for nonprofits, uplifting and strengthening community-led change. Previously, Efrain served as Vice President of Public Policy & Civic Engagement at The California Community Foundation (CCF). Prior to that, he worked in governmental and legislative affairs for the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, and before that, in voter and civic engagement for the NALEO Educational Fund. Efrain is board chair of Hispanics in Philanthropy, and serves in leadership and advisory roles with the Mi Familia Vota Education Fund, Southern California Grantmakers, and as a Speaker Appointee of the CA 2020 Census Complete Count Committee. Efrain earned his bachelor’s degree at USC and an MBA at the University of La Verne.



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