Nonprofit News

New Mexico Impact Investing Fund News Release


Sep 23 2021

SANTA FE (September 27, 2021)― Groundworks New Mexico (formerly New Mexico Association of Grantmakers) and the New Mexico Impact Investment Collaborative (NMIIC) today announced the creation of the Local Impact Fixed Income Targeted Investment New Mexico (LIFT NM), an impact investing initiative with an aim of supporting community development in the state of New Mexico.

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It’s time to say goodbye to NMAG and CNPE … and say hello to Groundworks New Mexico!

Aug 27 2021

We are now Groundworks New Mexico! In 2020 the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers (a 30-year old organization) merged with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Our identity has been developed to reflect our core values and ambitions as a single, unified organization that elevates the impact of New Mexico’s social sector. Over the past year, we’ve been working to create an... Read Article

Employee Retention Credit Program

Employee Retention Credit Program

Aug 23 2021

Related to: Financial Management

This is a hands-on workshop with David Rivard of 501(C)PA to talk about Employee Retention Assistance programs.
Join us for a special presentation on Employee Retention Credit Program. Eligible nonprofits may access substantial federal government payroll tax credits, but determining eligibility is complicated and professional assistance may be... Read Article


Aug 10 2021

August 27, 2021 | 3:00 PM | Virtual Event: Zoom

We are excited to announce the new name for New Mexico Association of Grantmakers! Join us as we celebrate major milestone successes and transition. Join us for this momentous occasion on Friday, August 27th. We will commemorate 30 years of service and our merger with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Our mission has expanded... Read Article

New Mexico Broadband

The New Mexico Broadband Collective

Jul 21 2021

Related to: Technology

New Mexico Association of Grantmakers is proud to host the New Mexico Broadband Collective, made up of a diverse group of funders, tribal, nonprofit, and government representatives across New Mexico. The NM Broadband Collective believes it is necessary to have a statewide approach to ensuring that broadband services are available to all New Mexicans, especially in... Read Article

Santa Fe Community Foundation Fall Grant Cycle  

Jul 2 2021

Related to: Fund Development

The Santa Fe Community Foundation will begin accepting proposals for their competitive fall grant cycle on July 20, 2021, and applications will be due by midnight on August 30, 2021. They welcome grant proposals from organizations that are engaged in direct service, policy advocacy, and/or collaborative efforts to improve outcomes in the following areas:... Read Article

nonprofit training employee engagement

HR Workshop on Employee Engagement - Beyond Pizza Parties

Jun 29 2021

Related to: Human Resources

July 22, 2021, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.
Want to hang on to the strongest performers on your team? You’d better make sure you keep them engaged! But how do you identify your biggest opportunities to do so? This class walks through strategies and best practices for understanding your current level of employee engagement. Attendees will also learn a basic... Read Article

New Mexico Vaccine Rollout and Community Rebuild Con Alma Health Foundation Funding Opportunity

Jun 7 2021

Related to: Fund Development

The Con Alma Health Foundation has begun work on a new $2.5 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation that will help ensure COVID-19 vaccines are distributed equitably across New Mexico and support communities to address the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on them. Nonprofits can apply for a grant at

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NMAG Hosts Gathering of the New Mexico Broadband Collective

Apr 1 2021

Related to: Technology

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the long-standing issues and inequities in our communities. The nearly overnight need for online learning, telehealth, and other virtual services has exposed what many in New Mexico have known for years: fast, reliable broadband access is not a reality for our rural, tribal, and other hard to... Read Article

UNM Evaluation Lab's Annual Exposition

Mar 24 2021

Related to: Evaluation

The UNM Evaluation Lab hosts an event every Spring where community organization leaders, and UNM students, faculty, and policy center researchers come together to share ideas, experiences and knowledge. The Exposition highlights innovative evaluation activities happening at member organizations and promotes evaluation practices that help organizations achieve... Read Article


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