National Philanthropy Day is celebrated by AFP chapters all across the country each year to acknowledge the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and the profound impact that philanthropy has on the fabric of society. This awards program honors individuals and groups who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy, their communities and... Read Article
NM Commission for Community Volunteerism Announces Mini Grants, Essay Contest
The New Mexico Commission for Community Volunteerism is sponsoring mini-grants and launching an essay contest for Make a Difference Day on October 23, 2010 continuing the "Season of Service" that began with the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.
The mini-grants will range from $500 to... Read Article
The Building Movement Project is exploring how decisions are made in organizations and their impact on leadership. If you are willing to share your experiences, please fill out the survey here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MBBRSLJ.
It takes about 10 minutes to complete, and you can enter to win a $25 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble.
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The "got breakfast?" Silent Heroes program will provide grants up to $5,000 to schools and nonprofit organizations. Priority is given to those programs that previously had no school breakfast program in place. Deadline is November 15.
Central New Mexico Community College (CNM), as part of the greater New Mexico community, has launched a free, web-based tool to help New Mexicans access public supports. Available online at www.NewMexicoResources.org, this resource helps make the complex public benefits system more understandable and accessible. The website provides clear answers to commonly asked questions, and helps... Read Article
Albuquerque Project Among America's Promise Alliance and AT&T My Idea Grants Program Winners:
Grant focuses on a collaborative effort to increase high school graduation rates
America’s Promise Alliance and AT&T recently announced the winners of the My Idea grants program, an initiative to engage young people in an effort to keep their peers in school. National... Read Article
YNPN-Central New Mexico is pleased to announce our 2010 YNPN Award recipients.
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In the search for organizational accountability, the Board of Director’s are under the microscope. More and more questions about board composition, independence and processes are surfacing on S.E.C., I.R.S., and other official forms and forums. It calls into question: What are the expectations and responsibilities of a board of directors?
While the specific responsibilities... Read Article
Public charities and private foundations continued to take a beating during the first five months of 2010. Some 40 percent of participants in GuideStar's first nonprofit economic survey for 2010 reported that contributions to their organizations dropped between January 1 and May 31, 2010, compared to the same period a year earlier. Another 28 percent said that... Read Article
Remember Volunteer Albuquerque? It was a nonprofit created over ten years ago to facilitate volunteering at local nonprofits in the Albuquerque area. It recently donated $14,000 to the UNM Foundation to benefit the nonprofit community and its hard working volunteer managers. Over the past 18 months, Volunteer Albuquerque, with support from M.O.V.E, NM Commission on Volunteerism and... Read Article