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Call for CNPE Trainers

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Apr 4 2018

Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Board Development, Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Evaluation, Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Human Resources, Related to: Leadership, Related to: Technology, Related to: Volunteer Management

Call for CNPE Trainers

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) has... Read Article

Con Alma Opens 2018 Grant Cycle

Apr 12 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Improving Health in New Mexico. Con Alma Health Foundation invites nonprofits that improve health in New Mexico to apply for grants to support their work. Con Alma, the state’s largest private foundation dedicated solely to health, opened its grant cycle, which includes small grants of up to $15,000 and technical assistance grants up to $10,000.   Con Alma... Read Article

Asking for a Major Gift

Apr 5 2018

Related to: Fundraising

What You and Your Board Need to Know.

Effective fundraisers don’t sell the gift, they 'listen' the gift. In order to do so, you talk during the presentation for roughly 25 percent of the time, and the would-be donor talks for the balance. If you listen carefully enough, empathetically, you’ll know precisely the prospect’s needs and greatest passions.... Read Article

The Grants Collective Graduates Second Talent Academy

Apr 4 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Building Capacity to Secure Transformative Gifts. On Thursday, April 5, The Grants Collective will graduate its second cohort of the Talent Academy. The Talent Academy is an intensive fellowship program aimed at local grant writers and fundraisers.   This year’s cohort nearly doubled in size from last year, with 11 nonprofit organizations represented in the... Read Article

A Radical New Vision for Evaluation Practice

Mar 27 2018

Related to: Evaluation

UNM Hosts 3rd Annual Evaluation Workshop.

Every Spring, the UNM Evaluation Lab hosts a Workshop where community organization leaders join UNM students, faculty, and policy center researchers to share ideas, experiences and knowledge. The Workshop highlights innovative evaluation activities happening at member organizations and promotes evaluation practices that... Read Article

Kars4Kids Grant Program Accepting Applications

Mar 26 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Enriching the Education of Future Leaders.

Kars4Kids, the national car donation program whose proceeds benefit educational initiatives for children, has been giving out small grants to worthy organizations by way of its Kars4Kids Small Grants program for many years.

Grants are available for nonprofits furthering children and young adult welfare and... Read Article

Recruit New Volunteer Talent

Mar 23 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Tap Into the Networks of Your Volunteers.

Volunteer recruitment “tell-a-friend” campaigns are easy ways to expand your volunteer recruitment campaigns by tapping into the networks of your existing volunteers. Your biggest fans will be more than happy to help you spread the word, but they need encouragement and the tools to do it.

That’s where... Read Article

Senator Heinrich & Mayor Keller Host Public Safety & Consumer Protection Fair

Mar 22 2018

Related to: Advocacy

Federal, State & Local Agencies Will Represent.

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich invites New Mexicans to attend his and Public Safety and Consumer Protection Fair with Mayor Tim Keller.

It will take place on Tuesday, April 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center in Albuquerque, N.M.

This event is part of their ongoing... Read Article

KIDS COUNT: Child Well-Being in New Mexico

Mar 19 2018

Related to: Advocacy

Build Relationships, Take Action.

NM Voices for Children and a few key partners and supporters are working together to create a common space for those working to improve child well-being in Northern NM – to share data and information, build relationships, and discuss actions to improve the lives of children and families moving forward.

The Northern New... Read Article

Financial Statement: First Reflection If Things Are Going Wrong

Mar 16 2018

Related to: Financial Management

Get Comfortable With Financial Statements.

Part of serving on a nonprofit Board is signing off on financial statements. Suzanne Atkinson of ProBooksUSA explains that it's important that Board members feel comfortable with reading and asking questions about financial statements because they are typically the first indication when things are going... Read Article


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