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Day of Volunteer Recognition

Day of Volunteer Recognition- April 4

Feb 21 2017

Related to: Volunteer Management

Albuquerque Volunteer Day of Recognition

Thousands of volunteers help make Albuquerque a brighter place to live and work. In honor of all the selfless, hardworking volunteers who call Albuquerque their home, Mayor Berry will be hosting the second annual Mayor's Day of Recognition for National Service.

April 4, 2017
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Accelerator Program and Grants for Tech Nonprofits

Accelerator Program and Grants for Tech Nonprofits

Feb 21 2017

Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Technology

Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits.

Organizations selected for the Accelerator program, which takes place in San Francisco, CA during the summer, receive mentorship, training, and capital:

$25,000... Read Article

Judge Is What I Do, John Is Who I Am

Feb 18 2017

Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Leadership

In the courtroom, Judge John Romero works to be a positive, compassionate force in the lives of families across New Mexico.

The Calling

Sitting in the lunchroom of a retail store, a young man watches President Nixon resign on live television. The Watergate scandal is unraveling, it is fall of 1974. This young... Read Article

Tax Help and My Free Taxes

Tax Help and My Free Taxes

Feb 17 2017

Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Human Resources

New Mexico nonprofits, please promote these free tax help programs to your clients, staff, and volunteers.

United Way of Central New Mexico’s Tax Help NM, funded in part by the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, offers free tax help to people who make $56,000 or less, persons with disabilities or... Read Article

Budget Dominates 2017 Legislative Session

Budget Dominates 2017 Legislative Session

Feb 15 2017

Related to: Advocacy

We’re halfway through the 2017 Legislative Session and the budget is still unresolved. Typically the Feed Bill (funds for the legislative session and interim committees) takes only a few days to pass, but as of February 6th, no mutual agreements have been reached. What New Mexico desperately needs now, more than ever, is visionary leaders who propose creative... Read Article

Planting the Seeds of Change

Feb 15 2017

Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Leadership

After a lifetime of nurturing his own liberation, community activist and organizer Arturo Sandoval is helping New Mexican families grow their way out of oppression.

On an evening in 1896, under the cover of the northern New Mexico night, Leonardo Salazar prepared to cut down fences and reclaim land. He was a... Read Article

Grandmother to All

Grandmother to All

Feb 15 2017

Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Leadership

Dr. Mary Dudley smiles every time she talks about children, families and poetry. They remind her about life cycles, which she loves to see in the generations of trees and plants.

Since Dudley moved to New Mexico, she has become an educator, a home visitor, director for the Family Development Program and co-... Read Article

A Tool for Measuring Fundraising Efficiency

A Tool for Measuring Fundraising Efficiency

Feb 13 2017

Related to: Evaluation, Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Fundraising

How can you tell if your fundraising is efficient? For many nonprofits, it’s a surprisingly difficult question to answer. A new tool created by BoardSource, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, GuideStar, and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers a formula to help a nonprofit discern whether its has... Read Article

The Rotary Club of ABQ Announces RFP

The Rotary Club of ABQ Announces RFP

Feb 7 2017

Related to: Fundraising

The Rotary Club of Albuquerque is ready to give out $15-25K to an ABQ nonprofit again!

In celebration of our Club's 100 years, we have spent the last five years raising $500,000 to build a new exhibit area at Explora. The Rotary Pavilion is open and Explora has filled it with wonderful play items. Now, our Club is ready to get back to its multi-year... Read Article

The Validation of Community

Feb 3 2017

Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Leadership

Recognizing Personal Bias

It was the mid-1960s and a young Chicano man from New Mexico was sitting on a bus in Chicago on his way back home after work. As the bus drove through the city’s different neighborhoods the demographics of the people changed. Eventually, the young man realized he was the only person on the bus... Read Article

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