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Oct 30 2019

Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Leadership, Related to: Volunteer Management

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence works to strengthen the capabilities and capacity of New Mexico nonprofits so they can more effectively meet their missions. Through our trainings and other nonprofit resources, our goal is to help nonprofits achieve more and have a positive impact on... Read Article

Voices for Economic Opportunity

Oct 29 2019

Related to: Fundraising

In September, the Kellogg Foundation joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and others in support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Voices for Economic Opportunity initiative. Voices for Economic Opportunity is a national challenge calling for ideas to combat harmful narratives about poverty in the U.S. and tell authentic stories that help to... Read Article

Four Reasons Every Teen Should Volunteer

Oct 25 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Volunteering is often thought of as a selfless act — one where you give up your time for a worthy cause without being paid. While this may be true, what is often less obvious are the many benefits people experience when they volunteer.

For teens especially, volunteer work can help them broaden their horizons, meet new friends, experience... Read Article

Investing in a Strong and Equitable New Mexico Social Sector

Oct 7 2019

Related to: Leadership

The New Mexico Association of Grantmakers is hosting our 2019 Annual Conference, “Investing in a Strong and Equitable New Mexico Social Sector”, on Wednesday, November 13 and a half day post-conference session, “Health and Social Equity” co-sponsored with Con Alma Health Foundation on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

The conference will bring funders,... Read Article

How to Empower Youth Volunteers

Oct 1 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Today’s participation climate is flooded with volunteer opportunities for youth. They can join various campus and community clubs or councils tasked with raising awareness, conducting advocacy, or fundraising for large pockets of vulnerable populations around the world.

Popular examples of organizations engaging large groups of youth in this type... Read Article

CNPE to Facilitate Nonprofit Training Program

Oct 1 2019

Related to: Board Development, Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Fundraising

Los Alamos Community Foundation will offer three in-depth training workshops to help local nonprofits build their capacity in core areas in 2019-2020.

Each session will be approximately three hours long and is ideal for a 2-3 member team comprised of both staff and board members per... Read Article

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Sep 26 2019

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

We're Looking for Our 2020... Read Article

Technology Leadership High School Students Learn How to Develop a Nonprofit

Sep 23 2019

Related to: Leadership

Friday, September 20th, nearly 20 high school seniors participating in the capstone class at Technology Leadership High School learned the fundamental steps in creating and funding a nonprofit organization.

“Starting a nonprofit can be super challenging,” Center for Nonprofit Excellence Education Manager, Kira Luna said. “That’s why having a good team of... Read Article

Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter for Nonprofits

Sep 17 2019

Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Taking a stand against racism, bigotry, and intolerance is not enough. Nonprofit organizations are traveling a journey to identify how to build the core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all our nonprofit’s operations, as well as model those values. Embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion as organizational values is a... Read Article

Five Internal Controls for Grant Management

Sep 11 2019

Related to: Financial Management

Put yourself in the funder’s shoes — who would you choose to fund? These tough decisions are complex and include assessing an organization’s ability to deliver on the promises made in the grant proposal. Applicants must have the capacity to translate program plans into action, and the action into measurable results.

“Internal controls are safety... Read Article

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