Nonprofit News

A Radical New Vision for Evaluation Practice

Mar 27 2018

Related to: Evaluation

UNM Hosts 3rd Annual Evaluation Workshop.

Every Spring, the UNM Evaluation Lab hosts a Workshop where community organization leaders join UNM students, faculty, and policy center researchers to share ideas, experiences and knowledge. The Workshop highlights innovative evaluation activities happening at member organizations and promotes evaluation practices that... Read Article

Kars4Kids Grant Program Accepting Applications

Mar 26 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Enriching the Education of Future Leaders.

Kars4Kids, the national car donation program whose proceeds benefit educational initiatives for children, has been giving out small grants to worthy organizations by way of its Kars4Kids Small Grants program for many years.

Grants are available for nonprofits furthering children and young adult welfare and... Read Article

Recruit New Volunteer Talent

Mar 23 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Tap Into the Networks of Your Volunteers.

Volunteer recruitment “tell-a-friend” campaigns are easy ways to expand your volunteer recruitment campaigns by tapping into the networks of your existing volunteers. Your biggest fans will be more than happy to help you spread the word, but they need encouragement and the tools to do it.

That’s where... Read Article

Senator Heinrich & Mayor Keller Host Public Safety & Consumer Protection Fair

Mar 22 2018

Related to: Advocacy

Federal, State & Local Agencies Will Represent.

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich invites New Mexicans to attend his and Public Safety and Consumer Protection Fair with Mayor Tim Keller.

It will take place on Tuesday, April 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center in Albuquerque, N.M.

This event is part of their ongoing... Read Article

KIDS COUNT: Child Well-Being in New Mexico

Mar 19 2018

Related to: Advocacy

Build Relationships, Take Action.

NM Voices for Children and a few key partners and supporters are working together to create a common space for those working to improve child well-being in Northern NM – to share data and information, build relationships, and discuss actions to improve the lives of children and families moving forward.

The Northern New... Read Article

Financial Statement: First Reflection If Things Are Going Wrong

Mar 16 2018

Related to: Financial Management

Get Comfortable With Financial Statements.

Part of serving on a nonprofit Board is signing off on financial statements. Suzanne Atkinson of ProBooksUSA explains that it's important that Board members feel comfortable with reading and asking questions about financial statements because they are typically the first indication when things are going... Read Article

New Research Study on the Leadership of Nonprofit Boards

Mar 15 2018

Related to: Board Development, Related to: Evaluation

Take the Nonprofit Board Leadership Survey.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Management announces phase two of their ground-breaking study on nonprofit board leadership. This phase focuses on the composition and roles of committees and officers. 

Are you currently serving as a board officer or committee chair? Take this... Read Article

Writing The Perfect, Targeted Volunteer Opportunity

Mar 12 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Keep It Light, Brief & Straightforward

A well-written volunteer opportunity title and description let volunteers know exactly what’s expected of them. Use short, succinct sentences to address the responsibilities of the role and clearly outline expectations. Avoid lengthy paragraphs with needlessly professional jargon, and limit your... Read Article

ACLU NM Files Suit Against The City of Albuquerque

Mar 9 2018

Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Criminalizing Speech in Public Areas.

In a joint stipulation approved by the U.S. District Court last week, the City of Albuquerque agreed not to enforce an ordinance that went into effect on December 6, 2017, that restricts speech on medians, freeway entrances, exit ramps, and other areas within the City while... Read Article

Leadership Matters: Gender Equity In Nonprofits Has A Way To Go

Mar 6 2018

Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The State of Nonprofit Gender Equity.

The White House Project Report offers the following statistics benchmarking women’s leadership:

Women encompass 73 percent of all nonprofit employees. In the CEO job, 45 percent are female. Of organizations with a budget of at least $25 million, the CEO is female 21 percent of... Read Article

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