Nonprofit News

Action Needed on State Budget

May 6 2020

Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Fundraising

The Legislative Finance Committee will be meeting soon to make adjustments to the budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. New Mexico is facing a deficit of at least $2 billion, and the state must balance the budget. Join with New Mexico Thrives to tell the Legislative Finance Committee that now is not the time to cut funding to programs... Read Article

Data Presentation: Economic Impact of COVID-19 on NM Nonprofits

May 5 2020

The New Mexico Association of Grantmakers (NMAG) recently commissioned a study of the economic impact of the nonprofit sector in our state and what we know so far regarding the effect of COVID-19 on the New Mexico economy. This study was completed by UNM's Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

Join us for the findings of this study, presented via ZOOM by the ... Read Article

#GivingTuesdayNow encourages giving back to charities during pandemic

May 5 2020

Related to: Fundraising

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – ‘Giving Tuesday’ — a movement normally held in November — is happening early this year. New Mexico non-profits that have been impacted by COVID-19 are asking for help now.

Giving Tuesday is normally celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It gives people the chance to donate in the midst of their holiday shopping. The... Read Article

Albuquerque Emergency Action Fund

May 5 2020

Related to: Fundraising

United Way of Central New Mexico and the Albuquerque Community Foundation have teamed up to deploy an Emergency Action Fund to support nonprofit organizations struggling with lost and non-recoverable revenue expenses due to COVID-19. The Emergency Action Fund will accept requests for short-term funding to support operations of nonprofit organizations located... Read Article

Mayor Keller Opens Applications for $1,000,000 in Non-Profit Relief Funds

May 4 2020

Related to: Fundraising

The City of Albuquerque is awarding $1,000,000 in funds in the form of emergency contracts to provide services to the community that address the unanticipated loss of income and job-related health care, the decreasing availability of support services, and unanticipated health costs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Non-profit agencies interested in... Read Article

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Take the COVID-19 Impact Survey by April 30

Apr 24 2020

Related to: Advocacy

New Mexico Thrives is compiling information to make sure the Governor, legislators, funders, and other partners that support the nonprofit sector understand the impact the pandemic is having on nonprofits. Please share your experience and take the survey by April 30th.

Complete the COVID-19 Impact to New Mexico Nonprofits Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com... Read Article

Virtual New Mexico Women’s Market

Apr 23 2020

Related to: Fundraising

Empower women in our community and support local creatives at this year’s VIRTUAL New Mexico Women’s Market presented by Crossroads for Women and taking place April 27th - May 1st.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market will be held virtually via the Crossroads website. Each item for sale includes a $5 donation to Crossroads for Women. All other proceeds... Read Article

How Nonprofit Leaders Can Keep Their Organizations Afloat

Apr 23 2020

Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Leadership

It’s hard to imagine the extent of the destruction and pain Covid-19 will cause to people around the world. In the United States alone, more than 30,000 lives have been lost and millions of jobs have evaporated, and this is only the beginning. Nonprofits will provide an essential lifeline to help people get through this crisis and... Read Article

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Con Alma Invites Nonprofits Improving Health to Apply for Grants

Apr 10 2020

Related to: Fundraising

Con Alma Health Foundation and Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group’s 2020 Grant Cycles open Monday, April 6th, 2020 and close Friday, May 8th, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.. Con Alma awards grants annually to nonprofits throughout New Mexico that work toward sustainable solutions to their communities’ health challenges. For more grant cycle information and how to apply,... Read Article

Evaluation Lab Expo Webinar

Apr 8 2020

Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Evaluation

Every spring, the UNM Evaluation Lab hosts an event for the community to learn about our work to build evaluation capacity in local nonprofits.

Due to COVID-19, this year's Evaluation Lab Expo will be a webinar! Join us online on Friday, May 8th from 3:00-4:30.

• View poster presentations that showcase creative evaluation... Read Article

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