Related to: Advocacy
The New Mexico state legislature passed 310 bills during the 2019 session, including a budget of $7 billion. The session is over and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has until April 5 to sign the bills that passed or they will be pocket vetoed. Some of the legislation that passed, like the creation of an Early Childhood Education and Care Department or the Division... Read Article
Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Related to: Human Resources
My Professional Experience: Why Getting It Right Matters
I am an advocate for second chances. As the former supervising attorney at Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago and now the senior policy strategist at the ACLU of New Mexico, I have seen firsthand the devastating impact that an arrest or conviction... Read Article
Related to: Fundraising
Most nonprofits watch their overall growth in giving, but seldom pay attention to the gains and losses that make up those results. According to the 2018 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report, the average donor retention rate in 2017 was 45.5%. This means nonprofit organizations were only able to retain 4.5 out of every 10 donors in 2017.
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Related to: Collaboration
2019 Grant Cycle Opens March 20th
Con Alma, whose mission is to improve access to health care services for all New Mexican communities, offers grants, contributions and program-related investments to fulfill its mission.
The 2019 grant cycle will open March 20th and run through close of business on April 24th.
Con Alma annually awards... Read Article
Related to: Volunteer ManagementA Family Appreciation for the Arts is Born
Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts is deeply rooted and committed to making dance and the arts available to anyone and everyone, regardless of ability, experience, age or income. Our mission is to inspire and unite community by fostering unlimited possibilities through dance, mentorship and a creative space... Read Article
The City of Las Cruces, in partnership with Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico (CFSNM) and United Way of Southwest New Mexico (UWSWNM) is excited to announce its 8th Annual Volunteer Fair and Giving Day on April 6th, 2019. In the first combined Las Cruces Volunteer Fair & Giving Day event, participating organizations will be able to raise... Read Article
Related to: Volunteer ManagementRecognize Your Indispensable Volunteers!
Each year, thousands of volunteers work to make The Land of Enchantment a brighter place. Mayor Keller and the City of Albuquerque want to recognize volunteers dedicated to our community!
We’re looking for Albuquerque residents who take pride in their community and city. This year we’re giving out #... Read Article
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Collaboration
Con Alma Health Foundations and its partners seek your input on how best to strengthen New Mexico’s health care safety net for children and families. Your answers will help us identify and connect the work that you are presently doing and help us illustrate the actions taken by you as stakeholders, advocates and others. Your efforts will... Read Article
Related to: Evaluation, Related to: Fundraising, Related to: LeadershipDeep Learning for Valencia Organizations. The Center for Nonprofit Excellence has partnered with The Grants Collective and the UNM Evaluation Lab to host a two-day summit for organizations in Valencia County. What: A summit that explores topics related to nonprofit business effectiveness... Read Article
Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Fundraising
Albuquerque Business First, Western Sky Community Care and Meow Wolf are partnering to award grants to up to three nonprofits at a live event that will show audience members in real time how grants are reviewed and how recipients are determined.
The event will feature a group of local nonprofit leaders who will discuss the... Read Article