Nonprofit Professionals:  You've Come to the Right Place!

Whether you're a veteran or new to cause marketing, Cause Market Forum has a tremendous amount of practical and inspirational information to help you get ahead.   We've organized this page to help you get off to a good start.

Cause Marketing 101 for Nonprofits
Online Resource Center


If you're a nonprofit professional new to cause marketing, or just want to brush up on the basics, this online resource center was designed with you in mind.  Understand why you might want to consider cause marketing, get valuable partnership tips or browse our quick study guide, for when you need to get up to speed in a hurry. 
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Cause Marketing Forum Annual Conference

The must-attend cause marketing event of the year typically takes place in late May in Chicago.  View the 2013 program and check out all the great photos from this year's event.  Drop us a note if you'd like us to keep you posted about dates for the 2014 conference.

Recorded 3-Part e-Class Series: CM101 for Nonprofits


This three-class series is ideal for nonprofit executives seeking a solid foundation in strategies and tactics for forming successful company/cause alliances.  If cause marketing is new to you or to your organization, this is the foundation you need to attract partners and build powerful programs.
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Nonprofit e-Class Recordings:  Listen Where and When you Want


Our library of on-demand courses is available when and where it's convenient for you. CMF members have FREE access to more than 70 CM Masters recordings. Non-members pay $99 to access each of these valuable recordings. 

Check out these nonprofit favorites:

Contemporary Cause Marketing Legal Issues
Transparency: Cause Marketing's Dirty Little Secret
First Impressions: Making the Most of Those Crucial First Meetings

Become a CMF Member

Take your cause marketing knowledge and connections to the next level by becoming a CMF Member. Join with an individual membership or allow your team to take advantage of membership with a nonprofit organization membership.