Nonprofit News

A Powerful Story, A Winning Campaign

May 29 2018

Related to: Advocacy

Is your nonprofit prepared to effectively advocate for its cause? 

Dede Feldman, former Member of the New Mexico Senate, shares how a powerful story can mean a winning campaign.

Improve Nonprofit Operations, Increase Impact

May 25 2018

Related to: Evaluation


Nonprofits have a responsibility to regularly assess impact in order to improve and better serve their communities. The New Mexico Nonprofit Principles and Practices Guide provides guidelines to improve nonprofit operations and governance and best practices for strategic planning and evaluation.

Coming July 9, 2018. Sign up and get... Read Article

Expand Your Impact with AmeriCorps VISTA

May 23 2018

Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Volunteer Management

Build the Capacity of Your Organization.

The Corporation for National and Community Service’s (CNCS’s) New Mexico Office is seeking applications for the AmeriCorps VISTA program from
innovative, high-performing and outcome driven organizations that share the VISTA mission to provide long term solutions to poverty.... Read Article

Focus Groups on Race, Gender and Nonprofit Leadership

May 17 2018

Related to: Leadership

Race and Gender in the Nonprofit Sector.

The Building Movement Project (BMP) is hosting focus groups on leadership, race, and advancement in the nonprofit sector.

The Building Movement Project launched Race to Lead, a series of reports on their 2016 national survey of more than 4,000 staff and board members of nonprofit organizations from across the... Read Article

Volunteer Yardmaster Saves Trees

May 11 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

What It Takes To Maintain a 13-Acre Park.

Vickey Hudimac can be seen in the Railyard Park most Tuesday and Thursday mornings, ready for the day’s gardening tasks. She’s been volunteering as a Yardmaster since April 2017 when she met the Railyard Conservancy’s Executive Director, Christy Downs, and other Yardmasters at a Free Rose Pruning... Read Article

Last Days to Apply for a Wellness Fund Grant

May 10 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Improving Maternal & Child Health.

The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Wellness Fund Grant Program.

The Wellness Fund Grant is a grant program that supports non-profit organizations in their efforts to improve maternal and child health and wellness outcomes in southern New Mexico. Non-... Read Article

Fund For Real Impact

May 4 2018

Related to: Evaluation

You Can't Get Better Unless You Measure.

In this profile of the Mulago Foundation, leaders Kevin Starr and Laura Hattendorf share top lessons learned on their philanthropic journey.

We don't invest in organizations that don't measure impact. They're flying blind and we would be too.

Want more tips from a funder who gets it? You'll... Read Article

New Mexico Nonprofit Financial Outlook Survey

May 1 2018

Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Financial Management

The Financial Effects of Legislation on Nonprofits

Over the past two years, state legislators have proposed bills to tax nonprofits. Even with state revenues higher than expected for the coming fiscal year, tax reform is likely to be on the agenda for the 2019 session.

NM Thrives, the state nonprofit association, is... Read Article

Volunteers Are Champions For Your Cause

Apr 30 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Appreciate Your Most Valuable Asset.

For many nonprofits, engaged volunteers are the key to growing your organization and mission far beyond the bounds of your marketing budget. Once you’ve done the initial work to attract and retain amazing volunteers, continue to nurture these relationships to encourage them to grow and market your mission.

... Read Article

Tip of the Month: Making a Major Gift Ask

Apr 27 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Emilie De Angelis of Serafina Consulting shares a common blunder when making a major gift ask. Tip: At the time of the ask, trust your instinct!



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