Nonprofit News

UNM Evaluation Lab Offers Support in Getting Evaluation Under Control

Jan 23 2020

Related to: Evaluation

Evaluation can feel like a monster under the bed: scary and always lurking.

In five years of working with nonprofits at the Evaluation Lab, we have thought a lot about that evaluation monster, and how to transform it into a helpful workhorse.

We have found that an accurate logic model can really help organizations begin to get evaluation under... Read Article

A First-Hand Perspective About Students, Nonprofits And Volunteering

Jan 10 2020

Related to: Volunteer Management

My name is Austin Hong. I am 20 years old, born and raised in Los Angeles, Calif. I’m a rising junior at Boston College, studying finance and computer science, and I think I have some advice for you.

Since high school I’ve developed quite a resume of service activities. Between 2010 and now, I’ve had extensive involvement with nonprofit... Read Article

Nonprofits That Empower Leaders of Color are More apt to do Something about Racial Inequality

Dec 20 2019

Related to: Board Development, Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The U.S. is becoming more racially diverse. Since 2010, 96% of all U.S. counties registered an increase in their percentage of nonwhite residents. Yet the people who lead nonprofits in the U.S. remain disproportionately white.

This mismatch can make it difficult for such... Read Article

Image of the Save the Date - July 27-31, 2020; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Save the Date for the Evaluation Lab Summer Institute!

Dec 12 2019

Related to: Evaluation

Save the Date for the 2020 Evaluation Summer Institute! The Evaluation Summer Institute is a 5-day intensive course covering all aspects of evaluation, hosted by the UNM Evaluation Lab, from July 27 - July 31, 2020, 9:00am to 5:00pm at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque, NM. At the end of the Institute, attendees will have a plan of... Read Article

Want To Engage Young Volunteers? Don’t Ignore Their Parents

Dec 6 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Young volunteers bring energy, fresh ideas and passion to any project. And due to increased awareness of social issues through media and Internet exposure, today’s children, adolescents and teens are more likely to volunteer their time and talents than those in the recent past.

Recruitment and involvement of youth is essential to the success... Read Article

Center for Nonprofit Excellence, CABQ and Impact & Coffee Partner for #GivingTuesdayNM

Nov 20 2019

Related to: Collaboration

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) at United Way of Central New Mexico partnered with the City of Albuquerque and Impact & Coffee to coordinate New Mexico’s Giving Tuesday effort Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 9 a.m. at the North Domingo Baca Community Center.

The event began with the... Read Article

U.S. Eagle Asks Community to Help Allocate $22,500 to Local Nonprofits

Nov 6 2019

Related to: Fundraising

U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union is asking the community to help allocate a total of $22,500 to nine local nonprofits in the Albuquerque Metro Area, San Juan County and Santa Fe County as part of their Giving Tuesday Campaign: Collective Spark.

In October, U.S. Eagle members nominated their favorite nonprofit organizations within the three communities.... Read Article

Funding Opportunity - Bernalillo County $6M Behavioral Health Continuum

Nov 4 2019

Related to: Fundraising

There is a mandatory pre-proposal meeting on November 6, 2019 at 10:00 am (local time) at the following address:
One Civic Plaza NW
10th Floor Conference Room B

Bernalillo County: Behavioral Health Continuum - Deadline: November 22, 2019

Bernalillo County will provide capital or startup funding to expand the behavioral... Read Article

CNPE Equips Nonprofit with Board Service Resources

Nov 1 2019

Related to: Board Development

Ever wonder about the do’s and don’ts of nonprofit board member’s responsibilities? Saturday, October 26th, the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) hosted their “Getting Started in Board Service” training, equipping attendees with the knowledge to understand the core role of nonprofit board members.

“Being on a board means work,” Anne Nokes, an... Read Article

Share Your CNPE Success Story

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

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