Nonprofit News

2010 YNPN Award Recipients

Sep 15 2010

YNPN-Central New Mexico is pleased to announce our 2010 YNPN Award recipients.

For more... Read Article

Board Leadership: Where the Ethos Begins

Sep 2 2010

In the search for organizational accountability, the Board of Director’s are under the microscope. More and more questions about board composition, independence and processes are surfacing on S.E.C., I.R.S., and other official forms and forums. It calls into question: What are the expectations and responsibilities of a board of directors?

While the specific responsibilities... Read Article

GuideStar Releases Report: The Effect of the Economy on the Nonprofit Sector

Sep 1 2010


Public charities and private foundations continued to take a beating during the first five months of 2010. Some 40 percent of participants in GuideStar's first nonprofit economic survey for 2010 reported that contributions to their organizations dropped between January 1 and May 31, 2010, compared to the same period a year earlier. Another 28 percent said that... Read Article

Volunteer Managers Certificate Program Starts September

Aug 24 2010

Remember Volunteer Albuquerque? It was a nonprofit created over ten years ago to facilitate volunteering at local nonprofits in the Albuquerque area. It recently donated $14,000 to the UNM Foundation to benefit the nonprofit community and its hard working volunteer managers. Over the past 18 months, Volunteer Albuquerque, with support from M.O.V.E, NM Commission on Volunteerism and... Read Article

Make a Difference Day - ABQ and Rio Rancho Register Your Projects

Aug 20 2010

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence at United Way of Central New Mexico, is pleased to support the Albuquerque area Make a Difference Day volunteer team.

This year Make a Difference Day will be held on Friday & Saturday, October 22 & 23, 2010.

Last year approximately 4,000 volunteers completed 228 volunteer projects for 123 nonprofit agencies in the greater... Read Article

2010 Ethics Conference - Albuquerque

Aug 19 2010

Save the Date:   Thursday, November 18, 2010

Transparency:  Ready or Not
The 2010 Ethics Conference
8:00 a.m. - noon
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque


For more info:  New Mexico Ethics Alliance



$1 Million Advertising Campaign Launches to Support Albuquerque Nonprofit

Aug 18 2010

Assistance League® of Albuquerque’s Program Helps Children Receive an Education

Advocate, a partnership between New Mexico-based advertising and media companies designed to support not-for-profit organizations based in Albuquerque, is launching its “Empty Hanger” advertising campaign today for Assistance League® of Albuquerque.  In April, Advocate selected Assistance League... Read Article

Give a Pint, Get a Pint - Aug 16

Aug 13 2010

The Albuquerque Marriott is hosting its annual summer blood drive to help maintain New Mexico’s blood supply during a historically challenging time for blood donations.

“This blood drive is targeted to collect more than 100 units of blood, which will be vital to the summer blood supply,” Charlene Smith, a spokesperson for United Blood Services said.

The event takes place... Read Article

Save the Date! 2010 Youth Practitioners Summit

Aug 5 2010

Please join the New Mexico Forum for Youth in Community at our 8th Annual Youth Practitioners Summit!

Rethinking Youth Development: Exploring Possibilities and Actualizing Positive Youth Development

Thursday, December 2 & Friday, December 3, 2010
Marriott Hotel Uptown
Albuquerque, NM

Registration information and an agenda will be available soon.... Read Article

Creative Albuquerque Arts & Cultural Data Gathering Survey - respond by Aug 9

Aug 5 2010

Creative Albuquerque has been approached by three national cultural data gathering initiatives to organize a local consortium that will research, select, coordinate and actualize a much-needed cultural data gathering project for the Greater Albuquerque area.

Albuquerque's creative sector contributes to economic health and community vibrancy, but it has never been regularly... Read Article


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