Nonprofit News

Local Literacy Program Honored by Library of Congress

Mar 1 2018

Related to: Leadership

Best Practices in Literacy.

Reading Works was named a Best Practices in Literacy Honoree by the Library of Congress. It was one of 18 programs from 6 countries honored.

View Board President, Margaret Barker as she speaks at the Library of Congress and learn why this local literacy program won this prestigious award.

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The Value of Nonprofit Capacity Building in New Mexico

Feb 28 2018

Related to: Evaluation

Improving Capacity Services Across the State.

New Mexico funders have a vested interest in ensuring that the statewide nonprofit sector has the information, support and resources required to operate in an efficient and effective manner to meet the needs of the people and communities they serve. Nonprofits also need to be able to access those services and... Read Article

Volunteer Coordinator Matches Puppies with People

Feb 28 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Spreading Joy One Match at a Time. Susan Rivenbark is Assistance Dogs of the West's (ADW) Volunteer Coordinator and her actions have an immense impact on all of the organization's activities. A Washington transplant, Susan moved to Santa Fe with her husband, Don after falling in love with the culture, weather, arts and all that is beautiful in Northern New... Read Article

Taos Community Foundation Offers Academic Scholarships

Feb 26 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Scholarships For First-Generation Learners.

Taos Community Foundation is offering a premier scholarship award to High School Graduates wishing to pursue advancement of higher education. This scholarship is to enable a student as a first-generation learner in their family to seek higher education. 

TCF is also hosting 4 separate... Read Article

Clarifying Board & Staff Roles

Feb 23 2018

Related to: Board Development


Jean Block, nonprofit consultant and trainer, describes why the most important thing a new Executive Director can do is to become really knowledgeable about the job of a Board of Directors.

Creating an effective board is a continual process that includes recruitment, engagement and development. Review our tools to help find... Read Article

Volunteering Trends You Should Know About

Feb 23 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Emerging Trends in 2018. Organizations that assist others and their communities rely on committed volunteers. Although that reality is constant from year-to-year, there are some trends you’re likely to see in 2018. And these trends have the potential to change what compels people to give their time to good causes.    Purpose is a universal... Read Article

BoardSource Releases Impact of Diversity Report

Feb 22 2018

Related to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Board Diversity & Organizational Action.

The desirability and appropriateness of nonprofit board diversity has long been recognized. What is less understood is the impact diversity has on a board’s engagement and outcomes. This report considers that impact and the factors that contribute to it. 

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Nominate a Volunteer for the Mayor's Day of Recognition

Feb 21 2018

Related to: Volunteer Management

Recognize Your Indispensable Volunteers! Each year, thousands of volunteers work to make The Land of Enchantment a brighter place. The City of Albuquerque wants to recognize volunteers dedicated to our community!   Deadline: March 9, 2018. Nominate an individual volunteer or group of volunteers for the following awards: Lifetime Achievement... Read Article

Crossroads for Women Announces the Closing of Hope House

Feb 16 2018

Related to: Evaluation

Referrals Suspended Effective Immediately. Opened in September 2015, Hope House (one of Crossroads for Women’s three therapeutic communities) will suspend its current services effective June 30, 2018. The organization is suspending taking new referrals to Hope House effective immediately.   Like so many local nonprofit organizations, Crossroads is constantly... Read Article

Read to Me! Albuquerque Kicks Off Annual Book Drive

Feb 15 2018

Related to: Fundraising

Goal: 60,000 Books by March 31st.

Albuquerque needs children’s books for it’s 14th annual “Read to Me” Book Drive. The goal of the book drive is to collect 60,000 new and gently used books for children from low-income families.

Certainly the public library is a great place to get books, but having books of your own is a great confidence builder for... Read Article

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