Related to: Financial ManagementStreamline Operations and Reduce Costs.
Spring is a great time to take stock of new opportunities to accomplish your goals, create new benchmarks, and evaluate performance both internally and externally. Amanda Davis of Business Solutions by Design suggests asking these 4 questions to kick start an office that runs at maximum capacity:... Read Article
Related to: AdvocacyA Family Reunited. When Spanish monolingual parents are at the mercy of an English-only system, CASA volunteers help them navigate a complicated judicial system and reunite with their children. In a recent case, a family's children were removed from their parents and placed in foster care. The children were traumatized by the separation and the parents... Read Article
Related to: LeadershipA Great Loss For Our Community.
The staff and volunteers of United Way of Central New Mexico are deeply saddened by the loss of Jennifer Riordan of Wells Fargo. Jennifer cheerfully championed so many causes in our region and was a real force for good. We have so many wonderful memories of Jennifer’s willingness to connect people to each other and... Read Article
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Related to: Volunteer ManagementYour Mission Depends on Volunteers.
Volunteers are a valuable asset for any non-profit. Without them, non-profits would be unable to achieve their mission. In 2013, the IRS released a report stating that 85% of nonprofit organizations are run by volunteers and have no paid staff. Volunteers are responsible for organizing events, raising funds, and... Read Article
Related to: Volunteer ManagementVolunteer Finds Passion & "Pure Magic."
Gabe Castro describes United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) staff and Community Fund volunteers as a family working hard to make a difference in our community, one grant cycle at a time. Now one of UWCNM’s most dedicated volunteers, Gabe became a part of the Community Fund’s community-driven grant... Read Article
Related to: FundraisingImproving Health in New Mexico. Con Alma Health Foundation invites nonprofits that improve health in New Mexico to apply for grants to support their work. Con Alma, the state’s largest private foundation dedicated solely to health, opened its grant cycle, which includes small grants of up to $15,000 and technical assistance grants up to $10,000. Con Alma... Read Article
Related to: FundraisingWhat You and Your Board Need to Know.
Effective fundraisers don’t sell the gift, they 'listen' the gift. In order to do so, you talk during the presentation for roughly 25 percent of the time, and the would-be donor talks for the balance. If you listen carefully enough, empathetically, you’ll know precisely the prospect’s needs and greatest passions.... Read Article
Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Board Development, Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Communications & Marketing, Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Related to: Evaluation, Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Fundraising, Related to: Human Resources, Related to: Leadership, Related to: Technology, Related to: Volunteer ManagementCall for CNPE Trainers
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Related to: FundraisingBuilding Capacity to Secure Transformative Gifts. On Thursday, April 5, The Grants Collective will graduate its second cohort of the Talent Academy. The Talent Academy is an intensive fellowship program aimed at local grant writers and fundraisers. This year’s cohort nearly doubled in size from last year, with 11 nonprofit organizations represented in the... Read Article