Nonprofit News

12th Annual Governor's Spotlight on Volunteers Conference

Feb 8 2010

Save This Date!

The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism's 12th Annual Governor's Spotlight on Volunteers Conference
April 16, 2010 at the Hilton Albuquerque
1901 University Boulevard NE
Albuquerque New Mexico.

Something for everyone who volunteers
or works with volunteers!

Registration forms and information packets will be... Read Article

Project PeacePal presents "Caravan to Peace" April 9th

Feb 2 2010


Project PeacePal, a New Mexico based international peace through education pen pal organization, is honored to present "Stealing the Light", a documentary about the destruction of a peaceful school in war-torn Afghanistan by filmmaker Aimie Burns. The film premiers April 9th at the Kimo Theater.

What... Read Article

2010 Women in Philanthropy: Women's Self-Sufficiency Grant Annoucement

Feb 1 2010

The 2010 Women in Philanthropy Women’s Self-Sufficiency grants will be focused on enhancing women’s employability, specifically in the areas of:

• Improving high school graduation rates and/or assisting with GED completion

• Providing job/skill training for women to secure employment

• Supporting quality criteria as it enables women’s employability

Women... Read Article

Albuquerque Mayor Berry Re-Opens MOVE

Jan 29 2010

Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry recently appointed Brent Eastwood as the new Coordinator for  MOVE (Mayor's Office of Volunteerism & Engagement).

MOVE provides leadership, resources, and creative programs to mobilize support, connect volunteers, and assist organizations in building capacity to enhance quality of life in Albuquerque. The office promotes and supports... Read Article

Advocate – a Program that Provides Free Advertising Services to Nonprofits

Jan 26 2010

A group of advertising and media professionals have created an opportunity for nonprofits - They will pick one nonprofit a year and provide the creative and the media time to promote that organization for a full year. This is a significant opportunity with significant value. If you have always wanted professional assistance in this area... Read Article

The Colours of the Holocaust Worldwide Premier of Film

Jan 15 2010


The Colours of the Holocaust
Worldwide premier of film to be show at El Rey Theater

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Albuquerque, NM, January 4, 2010 – The worldwide premier of a new film marking the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz will be shown at the El Rey Theater, 620 Central Ave. SW, on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.... Read Article

What are your questons for Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-NM)?

Jan 15 2010

Dear Advocates, Organizers, and Activists:

I'm writing to you on behalf of my client, Capitol News Connection (CNC), which is a nonprofit and nonpartisan news agency that covers the U.S. Congress. (You can find addional information about it here: .)

CNC recently started an interactive "Ask Your Lawmaker" podcast. Each week there's a different U.S. senator or house member... Read Article

NEW Wells Fargo Charitable Giving Guidelines for 2010

Jan 13 2010

Wells Fargo has NEW funding guidelines and deadlines for 2010! We will accept grant proposals January through September by category and will review them quarterly. Wells Fargo New Mexico will accept applications in the following areas, with the following deadlines:

Arts and Culture/Civic and Misc.
Grant deadline, February 15

Health and Human Services
Grant... Read Article

Resources Available to Support Community Work for Children

Dec 28 2009

East Hartford, CT - Everyday Democracy is seeking proposals by Feb. 15 for its “Strong Starts for Children” initiative in New Mexico.

The initiative will help up to five New Mexico communities find ways for all kinds of people to think, talk and work together on issues related to the success of all children from birth to eight. Everyday Democracy will help these communities... Read Article

CNPE Prize Winners

Dec 22 2009

CNPE Survey:

Thank you to the 220 people who completed the Center for Nonprofit Excellence training survey by December 14th.  All of you were entered into our drawing for free trainings.  We are pleased to announce that Laura Bonar with Animal Protection of New Mexico has won free trainings for a year.  Other prize winners include Linda Off, Santa Fe Indian... Read Article


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