There’s a joke that travels around the nonprofit world and it goes like this: One Sunday afternoon, an Executive Director gets a phone call telling her that there has been a small fire in her office due to an electrical malfunction. She quickly calls her Development Director, with whom she shares an office, so that they can meet to survey the damage. One her way to her office, the ED... Read Article
Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Keshet’s Community Sends “Alice” Soaring
Keshet Dance opens its latest creation, "Alice," an adventure of wonder and wondering (Nov. 9-18) with professional and community dancers aged 8-80, conceived and choreographed by Keshet’s founder and artistic director Shira Greenberg.
Like its predecessor, "Nutcracker on the... Read Article
Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Leadership
New Mexico Human Rights Projects (NMHRP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves to educate and train students and teachers to work toward a more respectful, culturally competent and responsible society.
Begun in 1995, NMHRP (www.nmhrp.org) programs challenge youth to think... Read Article
Related to: Volunteer Management
Unfortunately, many organizations fail to communicate effectively with their volunteers for a variety of reasons. For example, they may not provide enough time and space for one-on-one interactions or they don’t have any proper mechanisms in place to receive feedback. Poor communication leaves your organization at risk for increased misunderstandings,... Read Article
Related to: Board Development, Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Leadership, Related to: Volunteer Management
Interested in starting a nonprofit? Do you have an idea about how to create positive change in New Mexico? Ready to get started?
SINC, the nonprofit capacity... Read Article
Related to: Leadership
The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management's MBA in Education Leadership is a unique and innovative program for those interested in pursuing a career in nonprofit and education organizations.
At our core, we strive to innovate, educate and transform leaders. The program prepares current and future professionals with skills in leadership,... Read Article
Related to: Volunteer Management
Part of being a good volunteer manager is understanding how to be a good volunteer. Below are four things you can start doing right now to become a better volunteer, ultimately creating a bigger impact for organizations that serve your community.1. Educate yourself
First things first: you should have a firm grasp of your volunteer organization’... Read Article
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
A statewide, widely... Read Article
Related to: Evaluation
Leaders of The University of New Mexico Evaluation Lab deem the group’s inaugural Summer Institute an unequivocal success. Seventeen nonprofits from across the state gathered for this week-long training.
This is about empowering community organizations to take part in evaluation on an ongoing basis. It eliminates the need for them to hire an... Read Article
Related to: FundraisingDigital + Traditional Methods = Success.
When you operate a nonprofit organization, it isn’t just your employees and volunteers who count on you to lead them to success. People in need are relying on you to fulfill your mission, and you can’t afford to let them down. That’s why organizing successful fundraising events is crucial.
No matter how well-... Read Article