Nonprofit News

Technology Assistance Fund - Deadline July 16

Jun 17 2010

The United Way of Central New Mexico Technology Assistance Fund (TAF) has $48,000 available to award eligible nonprofits in the central New Mexico region. The TAF supports nonprofit organizations by funding their technological needs for hardware and software to better serve our community. To apply... Read Article

Historic Building Donated to Albuquerque Community Foundation

Jun 8 2010

Albuquerque—The Albuquerque Community Foundation announces it is the recipient of a major gift-a historical building in downtown Albuquerque best known as the Champion Grocery and Feed Market.

The building is on the Historic Landmarks Survey Register and on the State Register of Cultural Properties noted “significant historically and culturally.”

After a renovation the... Read Article

New Site Helps Nonprofits Increase In-Kind Donations

Jun 7 2010 is a new website that helps nonprofits easily catalog things they need and connects donors with the causes they care most about. It is the first website to help nonprofits collect donations of items and food (also known as "in-kind donations").

New Mexico nonprofits are encouraged to sign up and share their needs with prospective donors.

Most of us... Read Article

Las Cruces opens GLBTQ Community Center

Jun 4 2010

New Mexico Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning/Queer (GLBTQ) Centers, a Las Cruces based non-profit has opened a GLBTQ community center at 1210 N. Main Street in Las Cruces. The center, a first for Las Cruces, will provide social, educational, cultural, and support services to enrich the lives of GLBTQ residents of Las Cruces, Dona Ana County and surrounding counties.... Read Article

American Express NGen Leadership Award - nominations due June 14

May 28 2010

There is still time to nominate an under 40 nonprofit leader for the American Express NGen Leadership Award.

The American Express NGen Leadership Award honors an under-40 nonprofit leader who has already made significant impact in addressing society’s critical needs. By recognizing the contributions of one transformative young leader, this award highlights both the promise... Read Article

KIDS COUNT Report on 4th Grade Reading Levels - May 18 Conversation

May 17 2010

Special KIDS COUNT Report on 4th grade reading levels to be released May 18, 2010

The numbers are in – only 20 percent of New Mexico's fourth graders are proficient in reading, ranking the state 49th in the nation. And broken down by racial and ethnic groups, the disparities are huge. For example, the percentage of proficient readers drops to 10 percent among Native... Read Article

National Philanthropy Day Awards - Nominate by May 28th

May 17 2010

The New Mexico Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrates National Philanthropy Day by recognizing achievement in the categories listed below.

We invite you to submit a nomination (forms available online at, publicly recognizing those individuals, organizations, and businesses that make our communities better places to live... Read Article

SPECIAL ALERT: Is your nonprofit about to lose its federal tax-exempt status?

May 7 2010

SPECIAL ALERT: Is your nonprofit about to lose its federal tax-exempt status?

CHECK THE LIST and File Online Today
On May 15th nearly 2,300 nonprofits in New Mexico could lose their federal tax-exempt status. Will your nonprofit be one of them?
We hope not. The Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics has developed a... Read Article

Study Finds Millions in Funding for Nonhealth-related Organizations in the New Health Reform Act

May 3 2010

While many believe that the billions in the recently passed Healthcare Reform Act are just for healthcare, one of the best kept secrets in Washington is that the legislation channels millions in funding to other areas of vital interest to other nonprofits, tribes and local governments.  This includes, but is not limited to, funding for social services, senior programs, services... Read Article

Now Accepting Submissions for the 12th Annual New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards

Apr 30 2010

The Samaritan Counseling Center has hosted the New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards since 2000. The program honors organizations and individuals who promote ethical business conduct for the benefit of the workplace, the marketplace, the environment and the community.

Ethical business practice is determined by right organizational and individual behavior based on high standards... Read Article


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