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Get the Grant NM: 2019 Grant Seekers Workshop

Get the Grant NM: 2019 Grant Seekers Workshop

Apr 22 2019

Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Fundraising

Are you an early to mid-career grant professional looking to gain confidence and take your grant seeking to the next level?

Join The Grants Collective for a 3-day training event where you’ll learn the ins and outs of grant seeking from grant professionals and trainers with decades of experience working for New Mexico based... Read Article

Albuquerque Hosts 2019 National Senior Games

Albuquerque Hosts 2019 National Senior Games

Apr 15 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Albuquerque will host the 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana. Over 12,000 athletes, plus an additional 20,000 visitors, will come to Albuquerque June 14-25, 2019. Every state in the U.S. will be represented, along with athletes from Mexico, Canada, Barbados, Bolivia, Spain, Sweden and more!

In order to run the Games, we need 3,500... Read Article

Legislative Debrief for Nonprofits

Legislative Debrief for Nonprofits

Apr 4 2019

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

Criminal Backgrounds: How to Hire Great Candidates While Managing Risk

Criminal Backgrounds: How to Hire Great Candidates While Managing Risk

Apr 4 2019

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

The Secret of Raising More Money: Stewardship

The Secret of Raising More Money: Stewardship

Mar 28 2019

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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Con Alma Opens 2019 Grant Cycle

Con Alma Opens 2019 Grant Cycle

Mar 15 2019

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

Volunteer Finds a Lifelong Passion for Dance Education

Mar 14 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

A 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

2019 Volunteer Fair & Giving Day

Mar 14 2019

Save the Date!

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

Nominate a Volunteer for the Mayor's Day of Recognition

Nominate a Volunteer for the Mayor's Day of Recognition

Feb 21 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Recognize 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

Health Care Reform Survey

Health Care Reform Survey

Feb 12 2019

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

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