Nonprofit News

Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter for Nonprofits

Sep 17 2019

Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Taking a stand against racism, bigotry, and intolerance is not enough. Nonprofit organizations are traveling a journey to identify how to build the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all our nonprofit’s operations, as well as model those values. Embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion as organizational values is a... Read Article

5 Tips for Selecting Skilled Board Members

Jul 30 2019

Related to: Board Development

 

More than half — 58 percent — of nonprofit leaders report that it is difficult to recruit new members1. Yet, selecting the right board members is the best way to ensure that your organization is successful.

Check out these 5 tips for selecting skilled board members who have a passion for your mission:

Form a Nominating... Read Article

Five Internal Controls for Grant Management

Sep 11 2019

Related to: Financial Management

Put yourself in the funder’s shoes — who would you choose to fund? These tough decisions are complex and include assessing an organization’s ability to deliver on the promises made in the grant proposal. Applicants must have the capacity to translate program plans into action, and the action into measurable results.

“Internal controls are safety... Read Article

Six Tips for Hosting Youth Volunteers

Sep 3 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Youth volunteers can be a great way to boost the energy of an organization — and get a lot done. Youth can provide enthusiasm and excitement while contributing in a large way to the organization’s mission. The youth also benefit by learning new skills, meeting new people, and of course earning those all-important volunteer hours that are now essential... Read Article

CNPE Training Addresses Volunteer Recruitment Strategies

Aug 30 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Local nonprofits gathered Wednesday, August 28th at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE), United Way of Central New Mexico to discuss volunteer management best practices including how to create volunteer position descriptions and volunteer recruitment strategies.

The Volunteer Management Roundtable, facilitated by Kira Luna, education... Read Article

Local Restaurant Gives Back to Community

Aug 29 2019

Related to: Fundraising

Fundraising can be a nightmare, from soliciting donations, convincing potential donors that you’re a worthy cause to cold-calling it can be daunting to secure essential funding from the community. B2BABQ wants to make fundraising easier for all non-profits in Albuquerque. B2BABQ is two restaurants in town, B2B Bistronomy in Nob Hill, and B2B2 Barrio in... Read Article

Fund for Refugees and Asylum Seekers - Request for Proposals

Aug 20 2019

Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Fundraising

The Santa Fe Community Foundation, in collaboration with the City of Santa Fe, has established the Fund for Refugees and Asylum Seekers. The Fund was created in response to the unprecedented humanitarian crisis in our state, especially along the border with Mexico. As New Mexico is a... Read Article

Impact & Coffee Features Discussion on New Mexico’s Nonprofit Community

Aug 19 2019

Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Board Development, Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Leadership

Albuquerque area nonprofits and community members gathered for a panel discussion moderated by U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, examining the local nonprofit sector’s community impact Tuesday, August 13 at the Impact & Coffee event hosted at Explora.

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Board Orientation Program to Begin Soon

Aug 6 2019

Related to: Board Development

Nonprofit leadership is critical for maintaining a thriving nonprofit sector and delivering services to our communities. The Board Orientation Program, presented in partnership with the Santa Fe Community Foundation and SCORE Santa Fe, provides active nonprofit board members with support, knowledge, and skill-building around the fundamentals of nonprofit... Read Article

Three Tips for Developing a Program Budget

Jul 30 2019

Related to: Financial Management

Budget planning is an integral part of program planning. “Think of the budget as the bones of the program,” said Barbara Floersch, chief of training and curriculum of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

“Without the bones, the program can’t go anywhere. Never wait until the whole program is planned before figuring out what it will... Read Article

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