Fort Worth, Texas (March 2021)Camp Fire First Texas was approved for and earned the 2021 CNM Certification.

For 40 years, CNM has helped strengthen nonprofits by focusing on results through strategic management and data expertise using leading-edge technology.

“Receiving this certification from CNM speaks to our core values of using data to inform and guide the work we do in the community for a real impact,” shared Camp Fire First Texas Senior Vice President of Early Education Workforce Development, Lyn Lucas.

This certification confirms that Camp Fire First Texas is:

  • using valid methodology for collecting, analyzing and reporting program outcomes;
  • making data-driven decisions;
  • improving program performance; and
  • engaging stakeholders in a meaningful way.

“Our team is out in the community, virtually and in-person, daily. This level of recognition for our methods and practices fuels the passion and purpose we all have for the work we do. It also speaks volumes to those community partners who support our work with their time, talents and funding,” added Lucas.


About Camp Fire First Texas

Camp Fire First Texas is one of the largest Camp Fire councils in the country. Programs are for boys, girls and their families and include camping, after school programs, teen services, environmental education, and school readiness, in addition to professional development for early childhood educators. In Camp Fire, children and youth find a safe, fun and inclusive place – a place where they form lasting relationships, develop a sense of belonging and make positive contributions to the lives of their families and their community. Camp Fire youth have life-enhancing experiences and develop assets essential to their futures. Camp Fire changes young lives for the better in our community. Inside and out.

About CNM

For 40 years, CNM (previously Center for Nonprofit Management) has helped strengthen nonprofits by offering affordable education and management consulting services to our members. We broadened our mission in early 2015 to strengthen communities by working with nonprofits and other stakeholders to focus on results through strategic management and data expertise and leading-edge technology. To learn more, visit or call 214-826-3470.