Nonprofit News

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

Voices for Economic Opportunity

Oct 29 2019

Related to: Fundraising

In September, the Kellogg Foundation joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and others in support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Voices for Economic Opportunity initiative. Voices for Economic Opportunity is a national challenge calling for ideas to combat harmful narratives about poverty in the U.S. and tell authentic stories that help to... Read Article

Four Reasons Every Teen Should Volunteer

Oct 25 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Volunteering is often thought of as a selfless act — one where you give up your time for a worthy cause without being paid. While this may be true, what is often less obvious are the many benefits people experience when they volunteer.

For teens especially, volunteer work can help them broaden their horizons, meet new friends, experience... Read Article

Investing in a Strong and Equitable New Mexico Social Sector

Oct 7 2019

Related to: Leadership

The New Mexico Association of Grantmakers is hosting our 2019 Annual Conference, “Investing in a Strong and Equitable New Mexico Social Sector”, on Wednesday, November 13 and a half day post-conference session, “Health and Social Equity” co-sponsored with Con Alma Health Foundation on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

The conference will bring funders,... Read Article

How to Empower Youth Volunteers

Oct 1 2019

Related to: Volunteer Management

Today’s participation climate is flooded with volunteer opportunities for youth. They can join various campus and community clubs or councils tasked with raising awareness, conducting advocacy, or fundraising for large pockets of vulnerable populations around the world.

Popular examples of organizations engaging large groups of youth in this type... Read Article

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