Nonprofit News

7 Proposal Writing Tips from a Foundation CEO

Dec 9 2017

Related to: Fundraising

Fuss Over Summary Until it Sparkles.

What if you knew that huge sums of money, perhaps a month or two of your organization’s payroll, were riding on 200 or 400 words? Wouldn’t you pay scrupulous attention to these passages? Your proposal will only get read if the summary provides a reason for the program officer to dig deeper.

Read all of the 7 steps... Read Article

UNM Business Students Provide Free Consulting

Dec 9 2017

Related to: Collaboration

Need Help With a Strategic Business Plan?

The UNM Small Business Institute (SBI) at the Anderson School of Management is accepting client applications through Friday, January 12, 2018 for the spring semester 2018 cohort group.

Since its founding in 1978, the UNM SBI has worked with 25-30 student teams every semester, guided by a professor with subject... Read Article

Lend a Hand This Holiday Season

Dec 7 2017

Related to: Fundraising


Connect With Holiday Giving.

The United Way of Central New Mexico is pleased to share their annual Holiday Giving Guide. "We are so fortunate to hear from many in the community each year who would like to share with our neighbors."

The agencies listed in this guide have identified the best ways to support families who could use a... Read Article

A Guide to IRS Form 990

Dec 5 2017

Related to: Financial Management

Form 990 is Critical to Your Tax-Exempt Status. The increasing demand for transparency and understanding around nonprofit reporting fueled the need for AccuFund to sponsor The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s reporting guide, Mining the 990 - A Guide to Gleaning Key Data from Charities' Tax Form.

This reporting guide serves as a tool for finding... Read Article

Creative Ways to Engage Volunteers During the Holidays

Dec 5 2017

Related to: Volunteer Management

3 Words: Food, Drama, Variety!

The holiday season is a popular time for volunteering – and nonprofit organizations know it. In order to stand out from the pack and attract dedicated volunteers who are a good fit for your organization, you need to get creative about how you engage all of the folks looking to help out between now and the end of... Read Article

Mission: Families Might Nip Crime in the Bud

Dec 5 2017

Related to: Leadership

Security and Safety for Children.

The path toward a life of crime often starts with youngsters whose families are being torn apart by addiction, violence and parental incarceration, according to District Attorney Raúl Torrez. So he’s working with United Way of Central New Mexico as it launches a new initiative to coordinate and increase funding for programs that... Read Article

#GivingTuesday: Generosity and Community in all 50 States

Dec 4 2017

Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Fundraising


6th Annual #GivingTuesday Raises $274 Million.

From Raising Funds to Put Students Through College to Volunteering for Disaster Relief for California, Puerto Rico, and Texas, #GivingTuesday Showed Common Values of Generosity & Community in all 50... Read Article

ADD MY NAME to Protect Universal Charitable Deduction!

Dec 2 2017

Related to: Advocacy

Federal Tax Reform Could Hurt Nonprofits. The Center for Nonprofit Excellence and United Way of Central New Mexico share in the concern the New Mexico nonprofit sector has about potential consequences of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Together, we collectively fund and support nonprofit organizations around the state. As 501c3 organizations ourselves, we are... Read Article

Legislation Needs to Prioritize People Over Partisanship

Dec 1 2017

Related to: Advocacy

Communities Over Corporations.

Our tax system is a mess, we all know, so real reform would be welcome. But not like this. Congress could have opted to move the tax code in the direction of fairness. Instead, they have favored corporations and the wealthy. Congress could have acted to strengthen our communities. Instead, they are proposing to cut revenues that will... Read Article


Nov 27 2017

Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Fundraising

Join the #GivingTuesdayNM coalition 

Participating nonprofits: Help us keep the giving thermometer updated. Send us your numbers! Sign up as a 2017 participant! 2016 nonprofit participants will not be automatically listed as 2017 ... Read Article


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