Nonprofit News

2010 Govenor's Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service

Dec 1 2010

The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism, wishes to celebrate the volunteer efforts of thousands of New Mexicans throughout New Mexico. A formal awards ceremony will be held for the 2010 recipients and their guest. The celebration will take place on April 15, 2010 at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown. Details of the event and the nomination form is available on the NMCCV... Read Article

13th Annual Governor's Spotlight on Volunteers Conference

Dec 1 2010

Save This Date!

The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism's 13th Annual Governor's Spotlight on Volunteers Conference
April 15, 2011 at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
2600 Louisiana Blvd NE
Albuquerque New Mexico.

Something for everyone who volunteers
or works with volunteers!

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

Advocate Begins Accepting Applications for 2011 Award Recipient

Nov 19 2010

Advocate Begins Accepting Applications for 2011 Award Recipient

Organization of Advertising and Media Companies to Donate
$1 Million Worth of In-Kind Services to Charity

Advocate, a partnership between New Mexico-based advertising and media companies designed to support not-for-profit organizations based in Albuquerque, announced today that it is officially... Read Article

Independent Sector Accepting Nominations for 2011 John W. Gardner Leadership Award

Nov 18 2010

(Washington, D.C., November 17, 2010) -- Independent Sector is now accepting nominations for the 2011 John W. Gardner Leadership Award, which recognizes an individual whose leadership in or with the nonprofit and philanthropic community has been transformative and who has mobilized and unified people, institutions, or causes that improve lives. The deadline for nominations is January... Read Article

Due Diligence Done Well: A Tool for Grantmakers (and grantseekers)

Nov 11 2010

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and LaPiana and Associates announces the release of Due Diligence Done Well:  A Tool for Grantmakers. 


Doing due diligence well means striking a balance between... Read Article

New Mexico Future of the Internet Townhall - Nov 16

Nov 11 2010

Next Tuesday the Media Literacy Project, Center for Media Justice and Free Press will be hosting a townhall on the future of the Internet.

This townhall will give Native Americans, Latinos, and all New Mexicans the opportunity to share with FCC Commissioner Michael Copps their ideas, concerns, and experiences with Internet access. Your stories will help shape the future of the... Read Article

Holiday Sharing

Nov 9 2010

Interested in volunteering or adopting a family for the holidays? Call United Way of Central New Mexico 2-1-1 Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities:
Includes collecting food, assembling food baskets and in some cases delivering food boxes.

Adopt a Family:
Connects companies with elementary schools and agencies who have... Read Article

Apply for the $3,000 LEAP Grant

Oct 15 2010

On behalf of the New Mexico Women’s Forum (NMWF) LEAP Committee, I would like to make you aware of an outstanding grant opportunity. The New Mexico Women's Forum,a branch of the International Women's Forum, has a tradition of empowering New Mexico women business leaders through the annual LEAP (Leadership/Empowerment/Action/Program) grant in the amount of $3,000. This grant is... Read Article

Philanthropists Honored - National Philanthropy Day, November 15th

Oct 12 2010

National Philanthropy Day is celebrated by AFP chapters all across the country each year to acknowledge the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of society. This awards program honors individuals and groups who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy, their communities and... Read Article

NM Commission for Community Volunteerism Announces Mini Grants, Essay Contest

Sep 29 2010

NM Commission for Community Volunteerism Announces Mini Grants, Essay Contest

The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism is sponsoring mini-grants and launching an essay contest for Make a Difference Day on October 23, 2010 continuing the "Season of Service" that began with the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.

The mini-grants will range from $500 to... Read Article


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