Nonprofit News

CNPE is Hiring!

Jun 10 2019

Related to: Communications & Marketing

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence at the United Way of Central New Mexico is seeking a contract communications/marketing coordinator. The position is part-time (~20 hours per week) and term-limited (now through December 2019).

Overall Responsibility
We seek a professional to supply and maintain multiple communication channels (... Read Article

AFP Announces 2019 Development Mentoring Program

Jun 4 2019

Related to: Fundraising

Applications are now being accepted for The Association of Fundraising Professionals' six-month Development Mentoring Program, which will begin in July 2019.

As a benefit exclusive to AFP members, the program will offer one-on-one guidance and support from a seasoned development professional and offer attendees a chance to share their knowledge.... Read Article

Take the Leading With Intent Survey

May 16 2019

Related to: Board Development

As a recognized front runner in nonprofit board leadership, BoardSource invites you to take the Leading With Intent survey to share your board's governance practices and learn how they compare to other boards in the sector.

The survey will help define how New Mexico nonprofits organize their boards and conduct their work, how they fulfill their... Read Article

UNM Evaluation Lab Hosts 2019 Summer Institute

May 14 2019

Related to: Evaluation

As part of its mission to increase evaluation capacity in New Mexico, the UNM Evaluation Lab will present its second annual Summer Institute July 22-26, 2019, in Albuquerque.

With a bigger venue and larger team of experts than last year, this event is expected to help attendees practice with the tools they'll learn, internalize the concepts and become... Read Article

Department of Homeland Security Announces Grant Opportunity

May 9 2019

Related to: Financial Management

The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (NMDHSEM) has announced the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Fiscal Year 2019 Non-Profit Security Grant Program - State (NSGP-S). This is an opportunity for community partners in the nonprofit sector to address threats and risks that may adversely affect their clients,... Read Article

Get the Grant NM: 2019 Grant Seekers Workshop

Apr 22 2019

Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Fundraising

Are you an early to mid-career grant professional looking to gain confidence and take your grant seeking to the next level?

Join The Grants Collective for a 3-day training event where you’ll learn the ins and outs of grant seeking from grant professionals and trainers with decades of experience working for New Mexico based... Read Article

Albuquerque Hosts 2019 National Senior Games

Apr 15 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Albuquerque will host the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana. Over 12,000 athletes, plus an additional 20,000 visitors, will come to Albuquerque June 14-25, 2019. Every state in the U.S. will be represented, along with athletes from Mexico, Canada, Barbados, Bolivia, Spain, Sweden and more!

In order to run the Games, we need 3,500... Read Article

Legislative Debrief for Nonprofits

Apr 4 2019

Related to: Advocacy

The New Mexico state legislature passed 310 bills during the 2019 session, including a budget of $7 billion. The session is over and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has until April 5 to sign the bills that passed or they will be pocket vetoed. Some of the legislation that passed, like the creation of an Early Childhood Education and Care Department or the Division... Read Article

Criminal Backgrounds: How to Hire Great Candidates While Managing Risk

Apr 4 2019

Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Related to: Human Resources

My Professional Experience: Why Getting It Right Matters

I am an advocate for second chances. As the former supervising attorney at Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago and now the senior policy strategist at the ACLU of New Mexico, I have seen firsthand the devastating impact that an arrest or conviction... Read Article

The Secret of Raising More Money: Stewardship

Mar 28 2019

Related to: Fundraising

Most nonprofits watch their overall growth in giving, but seldom pay attention to the gains and losses that make up those results. According to the 2018 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report, the average donor retention rate in 2017 was 45.5%. This means nonprofit organizations were only able to retain 4.5 out of every 10 donors in 2017.    

... Read Article


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