Nonprofit News

#GivingTuesdayNow encourages giving back to charities during pandemic

May 5 2020

Related to: Fund Development

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – ‘Giving Tuesday’ — a movement normally held in November — is happening early this year. New Mexico non-profits that have been impacted by COVID-19 are asking for help now.

Giving Tuesday is normally celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It gives people the chance to donate in the midst of their holiday shopping. The... Read Article

Albuquerque Emergency Action Fund

May 5 2020

Related to: Fund Development

United Way of Central New Mexico and the Albuquerque Community Foundation have teamed up to deploy an Emergency Action Fund to support nonprofit organizations struggling with lost and non-recoverable revenue expenses due to COVID-19. The Emergency Action Fund will accept requests for short-term funding to support operations of nonprofit organizations... Read Article

Mayor Keller Opens Applications for $1,000,000 in Non-Profit Relief Funds

May 4 2020

Related to: Fund Development

The City of Albuquerque is awarding $1,000,000 in funds in the form of emergency contracts to provide services to the community that address the unanticipated loss of income and job-related health care, the decreasing availability of support services, and unanticipated health costs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Non-profit agencies interested... Read Article

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Take the COVID-19 Impact Survey by April 30

Apr 24 2020

Related to: Advocacy

New Mexico Thrives is compiling information to make sure the Governor, legislators, funders, and other partners that support the nonprofit sector understand the impact the pandemic is having on nonprofits. Please share your experience and take the survey by April 30th.

Complete the COVID-19 Impact to New Mexico Nonprofits Survey: Read Article

Virtual New Mexico Women’s Market

Apr 23 2020

Related to: Fund Development

Empower women in our community and support local creatives at this year’s VIRTUAL New Mexico Women’s Market presented by Crossroads for Women and taking place April 27th - May 1st.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market will be held virtually via the Crossroads website. Each item for sale includes a $5 donation to Crossroads for Women. All other... Read Article

How Nonprofit Leaders Can Keep Their Organizations Afloat

Apr 23 2020

Related to: Financial Management, Related to: Leadership

It’s hard to imagine the extent of the destruction and pain Covid-19 will cause to people around the world. In the United States alone, more than 30,000 lives have been lost and millions of jobs have evaporated, and this is only the beginning. Nonprofits will provide an essential lifeline to help people get through this crisis and... Read Article

2020 Grant Cycles -

Con Alma Invites Nonprofits Improving Health to Apply for Grants

Apr 10 2020

Related to: Fund Development

Con Alma Health Foundation and Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group’s 2020 Grant Cycles open Monday, April 6th, 2020 and close Friday, May 8th, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.. Con Alma awards grants annually to nonprofits throughout New Mexico that work toward sustainable solutions to their communities’ health challenges. For more grant cycle information and how to... Read Article

Evaluation Lab Expo Webinar

Apr 8 2020

Related to: Collaboration, Related to: Evaluation

Every spring, the UNM Evaluation Lab hosts an event for the community to learn about our work to build evaluation capacity in local nonprofits.

Due to COVID-19, this year's Evaluation Lab Expo will be a webinar! Join us online on Friday, May 8th from 3:00-4:30.

• View poster presentations that showcase creative evaluation... Read Article

GivingTuesday Announces Day of Global Action for Giving and Unity in Response to COVID-19

Apr 3 2020

Related to: Fund Development

#GivingTuesdayNow Brings Together Individuals, Nonprofits, Communities, Small Businesses, Brands and more; Provides Unifying Moment for Giving Back on May 5, 2020

GivingTuesday, the groundbreaking global generosity movement, announced #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity, set to take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response... Read Article

New Mexico Trailing Nation in Census Response

Mar 31 2020

Related to: Advocacy, Related to: Leadership

Our nation is currently conducting the once-a-decade census with the goal to count every person living in the United States once, only once and in the right place. While Los Alamos County is one of the leading counties in self-response rates nationally, New Mexico has one of the lowest self-response rates at 51.8% self-response, compared... Read Article


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