Nonprofit News

Volunteer Spotlight: Barrios Unido

Jul 22 2020

For many nonprofit organization, COVID-19 has presented a new set of challenges, but for Barrios Unidos, a grassroots nonprofit organization located in Chimayo, NM, the pandemic has highlighted the dedication and commitment or their volunteers.

“[Our volunteers] have expressed their commitment and dedication to support individuals that are in need. They arrived bringing gloves... Read Article

CNPE Is Now A Program Of NMAG; Frank Lopez Named Executive Director Of NMAG

Jul 14 2020

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is now a part of the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) has become a program of the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers (NMAG), effective July 1st, 2020. Through this partnership, NMAG and CNPE plan to increase the efficiency, depth and reach of our collective work - advancing... Read Article

Tell Congress: Include Urgent Nonprofit Policy Priorities in COVID-19 Legislation

Jul 8 2020

Related to: Advocacy

Sign On By July 10

Congress is expected to pass its last piece of COVID-19 legislation this month. It is urgent that nonprofits tell the House and Senate to include nonprofit policy solutions in the final package. Help ensure that federal lawmakers insert these bipartisan solutions in the legislation by signing your organization’s name onto... Read Article

Workshop on Evaluation Fundamentals

Jun 29 2020

Related to: Evaluation

The University of New Mexico Evaluation Lab works to build evaluation capacity in non-profit community organizations and government agencies throughout New Mexico, and to facilitate the development of sound state policies around evaluation in New Mexico.
Join us for this free two-part workshop 10:00am to 12:00noon on Tuesday, July 28th and Thursday, July 30... Read Article

FEMA Civil Rights Notice for Members of the Public

Jun 10 2020

Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

FEMA Civil Rights Notice for Members of the Public

FEMA may provide or fund programs to support the public before, during, and after a disaster. These programs must comply with Federal civil rights laws and nondiscrimination requirements in the Stafford Act.

FEMA does not treat people differently because of race, color,... 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: Read Article


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