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What are your questons for Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-NM)?

Jan 15 2010

Dear Advocates, Organizers, and Activists:

I'm writing to you on behalf of my client, Capitol News Connection (CNC), which is a nonprofit and nonpartisan news agency that covers the U.S. Congress. (You can find addional information about it here: .)

CNC recently started an interactive "Ask Your Lawmaker" podcast. Each week there's a different U.S. senator or house member... Read Article

NEW Wells Fargo Charitable Giving Guidelines for 2010

Jan 13 2010

Wells Fargo has NEW funding guidelines and deadlines for 2010! We will accept grant proposals January through September by category and will review them quarterly. Wells Fargo New Mexico will accept applications in the following areas, with the following deadlines:

Arts and Culture/Civic and Misc.
Grant deadline, February 15

Health and Human Services
Grant... Read Article

Resources Available to Support Community Work for Children

Dec 28 2009

East Hartford, CT - Everyday Democracy is seeking proposals by Feb. 15 for its “Strong Starts for Children” initiative in New Mexico.

The initiative will help up to five New Mexico communities find ways for all kinds of people to think, talk and work together on issues related to the success of all children from birth to eight. Everyday Democracy will help these communities... Read Article

CNPE Prize Winners

Dec 22 2009

CNPE Survey:

Thank you to the 220 people who completed the Center for Nonprofit Excellence training survey by December 14th.  All of you were entered into our drawing for free trainings.  We are pleased to announce that Laura Bonar with Animal Protection of New Mexico has won free trainings for a year.  Other prize winners include Linda Off, Santa Fe Indian... Read Article

Small Grants Available for Census 2010 Outreach

Dec 11 2009

Small Grants Available for Census 2010 Outreach

Deadline Tue Dec 15, 2009


Frontera Asset Building Network has a limited number of small grants to award for outreach to ensure a... Read Article

Center for Nonprofit Excellence Launches New Website

Dec 6 2009

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence has just updated its website to better serve and engage nonprofit partners in New Mexico.

The new site provides opportunities for nonprofit organizations to submit news they want to share with the community. Two new sections allow CNPE to feature a nonprofit organization and a donor on the home page. As a valuable nonprofit capacity... Read Article

CNPE Receives President’s Award at National Philanthropy Day

Dec 6 2009

At National Philanthropy Day on November 18, 2009, Pamela Chavez, Board President, Association of Fundraising Professionals – New Mexico, presented the President’s Award to the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. 

“The recipient of our next award is very near and dear to my heart. The President’s Award is not given every year, awarded only when an... Read Article

CNPE Awarded a $5,000 Grant from Con Alma Health Foundation

Dec 6 2009

Con Alma Health Foundation has shown its commitment to community involvement, collaboration, and partnership yet again, with a $5,000 grant to CNPE to support nonprofit capacity building through the development of a New Mexico Nonprofit Directory.

The resources provided by Con Alma support the inclusion of health-related and rural nonprofit organizations. The New Mexico... Read Article

Effectively Managing Nonprofit Investments

Dec 6 2009

June 23, 2009- Today the members of the CFA Society of New Mexico presented a seminar at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence that covered the following topics:

Investment Policy Statements Social Investing What is a Chartered Financial Analyst? Asset Allocation Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Investments Act (UPMIFA)

The training materials are... Read Article Interviews Two Local Nonprofit Professionals

Dec 6 2009

For Nonprofit Career Month in October, interviewed Margaret Ambler Salamon with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Krista Kelley with Adelante Development Center about their nonprofit careers. Both women serve on the board of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network for Central New Mexico.

The podcast of both interviews is available online-- follow the... Read Article


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