Nonprofit News

Centennial of Statehood Grant Applications Due August 15, 2010

Jul 2 2010

State of New Mexico to Fund Centennial of Statehood Grants

A dozen or more projects celebrating New Mexico’s Centennial of Statehood will receive grants from a state planning group.  The New Mexico Centennial of Statehood Steering Committee will accept applications from nonprofit organizations beginning August 15, 2010.

Applications will be received by the New Mexico... Read Article

French Family of Companies - Event Center Available for Nonprofits

Jun 29 2010

French Family of Companies - Event Center Available for Nonprofits

French Family of Companies in Albuquerque is now offering free use of their event center for nonprofit meetings, parties, and gatherings.  The French event center will hold up to 40 people.  Tables... Read Article

Samaritan Counseling Center Names New President/CEO

Jun 25 2010

Thomas K. Sims, PhD has been named President/CEO of Samaritan Counseling Center. Dr. Sims will
replace Paul Hopkins, DMin who is retiring effective June 30, 2010. Sims is a Child Psychologist and has been Director of Quality Outcomes at Samaritan since November 2009. Prior to his employment with Samaritan, Dr. Sims held several leadership positions at ValueOptions, a managed-care... Read Article

Sun Healthcare and New Mexico TechNet Donate to East Mountain High Computer Lab

Jun 23 2010

East Mountain High will be receiving 20 new computers through a joint donation from Sun Healthcare Group and New Mexico TechNet. The Management of Information Services (MIS) department at Sun Healthcare’s support campus in Albuquerque came upon the school’s need during a visit.

The school will receive 20 P.C. desktops replacing the 6 year old current computers. The delivery and... Read Article

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

TheGivingEffect.com 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

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