Pivotal New Mexico

Mailing Address: PO Box 7157, Albuquerque, NM 87102
County of Location: Bernalillo
NTEE Code: S- Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Mission Statement:

Pivotal New Mexico exists to help New Mexico agencies compete for and win national and federal philanthropic investments. We achieve this through the capacity building of New Mexico nonprofit and public organizations so that they are better resourced to achieve their charitable and social missions.

Primary Programs:

Grow New Mexico
Grow New Mexico provides specialized advisory services to New Mexico projects. On each project, we apply a variety of resources that help New Mexico organizations get over the hurdles they face by providing expertise in project finance, public policy, grant writing, communications, fundraising, and other areas to help create successful projects.

Cooperative Network
The Cooperative Network of organizations serves as peer support and training for grant writers and program managers. It provides a web-based, easy-to-access platform that helps organizations find funding, connect and collaborate with each other, and share resources and knowledge. There are currently over 200 members utilizing our online platform, with many attending monthly events and coordinating their work to maximize resources and efficiency.

Talent Academy
The Talent Academy of grant professionals is a 4-month fellowship program, with follow-on mentoring for a year. It provides an intensive opportunity for development staff to significantly improve their grant-seeking skills and bring capital into non-profit businesses. Using project-based learning in a cohort model, participants learn how to develop compelling and competitive applications, with a focus on securing national and federal funding.

Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $500,000 - $749,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Direct Services


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