Nonprofit News

Make a Difference Day - ABQ and Rio Rancho Register Your Projects

Aug 20 2010

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence at United Way of Central New Mexico, is pleased to support the Albuquerque area Make a Difference Day volunteer team.

This year Make a Difference Day will be held on Friday & Saturday, October 22 & 23, 2010.

Last year approximately 4,000 volunteers completed 228 volunteer projects for 123 nonprofit agencies in the greater... Read Article

2010 Ethics Conference - Albuquerque

Aug 19 2010

Save the Date:   Thursday, November 18, 2010

Transparency:  Ready or Not
The 2010 Ethics Conference
8:00 a.m. - noon
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque


For more info:  New Mexico Ethics Alliance



$1 Million Advertising Campaign Launches to Support Albuquerque Nonprofit

Aug 18 2010

Assistance League® of Albuquerque’s Program Helps Children Receive an Education

Advocate, a partnership between New Mexico-based advertising and media companies designed to support not-for-profit organizations based in Albuquerque, is launching its “Empty Hanger” advertising campaign today for Assistance League® of Albuquerque.  In April, Advocate selected Assistance League... Read Article

Give a Pint, Get a Pint - Aug 16

Aug 13 2010

The Albuquerque Marriott is hosting its annual summer blood drive to help maintain New Mexico’s blood supply during a historically challenging time for blood donations.

“This blood drive is targeted to collect more than 100 units of blood, which will be vital to the summer blood supply,” Charlene Smith, a spokesperson for United Blood Services said.

The event takes place... Read Article

Save the Date! 2010 Youth Practitioners Summit

Aug 5 2010

Please join the New Mexico Forum for Youth in Community at our 8th Annual Youth Practitioners Summit!

Rethinking Youth Development: Exploring Possibilities and Actualizing Positive Youth Development

Thursday, December 2 & Friday, December 3, 2010
Marriott Hotel Uptown
Albuquerque, NM

Registration information and an agenda will be available soon.... Read Article

Creative Albuquerque Arts & Cultural Data Gathering Survey - respond by Aug 9

Aug 5 2010

Creative Albuquerque has been approached by three national cultural data gathering initiatives to organize a local consortium that will research, select, coordinate and actualize a much-needed cultural data gathering project for the Greater Albuquerque area.

Albuquerque's creative sector contributes to economic health and community vibrancy, but it has never been regularly... Read Article

Nominate Someone Today - NM Voices for Children Awards (nominate by Aug 16)

Jul 29 2010

Nominate Someone Today!

Know someone working to make a difference in your community -- speaking up, highlighting injustice, or organizing for change? NM Voices for Children would like to honor those doing this hard work. Nominate someone today for the Alice King Public Service Award, the Patty Jennings Citizen Advocacy Award or the Amy Biehl Youth Spirit Award (for youth ages 13-... Read Article

IRS Announces One-Time Filing Relief for Small Organizations that Failed to File for Three Consecutive Years

Jul 27 2010

The Internal Revenue Service today announced  that small nonprofit organizations at risk of losing their tax-exempt status because they failed to file required returns for 2007, 2008, and 2009 can preserve their exempt status by filing returns by October 15, 2010.

Two types of relief are available for small exempt organizations - a filing extension for the smallest... Read Article

Another Study Proves Nonprofits Doing More With Less

Jul 26 2010

From Ascribe Newswire: Layoffs, being asked to do more with less, salary freezes, and vacant jobs left unfilled- these are some of the conditions plaguing nonprofits and their employees around the country, according to a survey released this week from the John Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies. Nearly 40 percent of respondents said they don't have enough staff to... Read Article

Online Giving Up

Jul 26 2010

Online gifts to nonprofits jumped 23 percent from March through May this year, compared to the same period in 2009, according to a new index that tracks donations. Total charitable contributions during that time—including gifts made through traditional venues—increased only 6.2 percent.

The new tracking index was created by Blackbaud, a Charleston, S.C.-based consulting firm for... Read Article


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