Nonprofit News

American Express NGen Leadership Award - nominations due June 14

May 28 2010

There is still time to nominate an under 40 nonprofit leader for the American Express NGen Leadership Award.

The American Express NGen Leadership Award honors an under-40 nonprofit leader who has already made significant impact in addressing society’s critical needs. By recognizing the contributions of one transformative young leader, this award highlights both the promise... Read Article

KIDS COUNT Report on 4th Grade Reading Levels - May 18 Conversation

May 17 2010

Special KIDS COUNT Report on 4th grade reading levels to be released May 18, 2010

The numbers are in – only 20 percent of New Mexico's fourth graders are proficient in reading, ranking the state 49th in the nation. And broken down by racial and ethnic groups, the disparities are huge. For example, the percentage of proficient readers drops to 10 percent among Native... Read Article

National Philanthropy Day Awards - Nominate by May 28th

May 17 2010

The New Mexico Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrates National Philanthropy Day by recognizing achievement in the categories listed below.

We invite you to submit a nomination (forms available online at, publicly recognizing those individuals, organizations, and businesses that make our communities better places to live... Read Article

SPECIAL ALERT: Is your nonprofit about to lose its federal tax-exempt status?

May 7 2010

SPECIAL ALERT: Is your nonprofit about to lose its federal tax-exempt status?

CHECK THE LIST and File Online Today
On May 15th nearly 2,300 nonprofits in New Mexico could lose their federal tax-exempt status. Will your nonprofit be one of them?
We hope not. The Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics has developed a... Read Article

Study Finds Millions in Funding for Nonhealth-related Organizations in the New Health Reform Act

May 3 2010

While many believe that the billions in the recently passed Healthcare Reform Act are just for healthcare, one of the best kept secrets in Washington is that the legislation channels millions in funding to other areas of vital interest to other nonprofits, tribes and local governments.  This includes, but is not limited to, funding for social services, senior programs, services... Read Article

Now Accepting Submissions for the 12th Annual New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards

Apr 30 2010

The Samaritan Counseling Center has hosted the New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards since 2000. The program honors organizations and individuals who promote ethical business conduct for the benefit of the workplace, the marketplace, the environment and the community.

Ethical business practice is determined by right organizational and individual behavior based on high standards... Read Article

How Will Health Care Reform Impact NM - April 27 Forum in Albuquerque

Apr 26 2010

How Will Health Care Reform Impact NM?

The National Health Care Reform & Its Impact on New Mexico Forum is Tuesday, April 27, 7-9pm, at the First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlisle Blvd. NE, in Albuquerque.

Since health care reform passed last month, many people have been wondering how the legislation will affect the programs they use and how it will impact New Mexico as a... Read Article

Specialized Suicide Prevention Training - May 17-18 Santa Fe

Apr 26 2010

The Lesbian and Gay Community Funding Partnership at the Santa Fe Community Foundation is more than happy to support the Santa Fe Mountain Center’s partnership with the Trevor Project.

Despite huge advances in tolerance and acceptance, many LGBTQI youth continue to be at great risk for violence, bullying, and the associated stress and depression that comes with being a... Read Article

File with the IRS by May 15, 2010, or Lose Tax-Exempt Status

Apr 21 2010

The Internal Revenue Service wants to remind tax-exempt organizations to make sure they file their annual information form on time. In 2010 the tax-exempt status of any non-profit that has not filed the required form in the last three years will be revoked.

The Pension Protection Act of 2006 requires that non-profit organizations that do not file a required information form... Read Article

Citywide Clothing Drive for Students - April 22

Apr 19 2010

Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd by contributing to 2 great causes

APS Title I Homeless Program

Bernalillo County Council of the PTA Clothing Bank

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