Fundraising workshop aims to help nonprofits thrive

Fundraising workshop aims to help nonprofits thrive

Monday, August 28, 2017; Silver City, NM: Can a single document assure a nonprofit’s success? According to the Individual Donor Benchmark Report, which studies nonprofits with operating budgets under $2million dollars, the leading indicator of nonprofit success boils down to having one document on hand: a written fundraising plan. “Without thoughtful and coordinating fundraising, aContinue Reading

Tap into funding with the Grant Writer’s Series

Tap into funding with the Grant Writer’s Series

Wednesday, August 23, 2017; Silver City, NM: Rural communities, which accounted for 19 percent of U.S. population, received only about seven percent of foundation grants awarded from 2005 to 2010, according to a recent study by the USDA Economic Research Service. To turn that statistic around, The Nonprofit Resource Group (NRG) is offering a three-sessionContinue Reading

NRG Learning Circles receive funding

NRG Learning Circles receive funding

Friday, July 28, 2017; Silver City, NM:  With support from the McCune Charitable Foundation, the Nonprofit Resource Group (NRG), a program of the National Center for Frontier Communities, will launch a new opportunity for rural and frontier nonprofit organizations. Our LEARNING CIRCLES allow nonprofit directors, board members and others to engage in dynamic conversations toContinue Reading

Tips for retaining and recruiting board members

Tips for retaining and recruiting board members

Can we be honest? How well does your nonprofit board function? Do you have high board turn over or trouble keeping board members involved? Or are you a new board member and unsure what is required of you? If you are a seasoned board member, does it feel like you are micro-managing or uncertain if your nonprofit is meeting itsContinue Reading

Photography is vital to nonprofits

Photography is vital to nonprofits

That picture you passed up is better than a thousand words, because it could net you 10,000 views on your nonprofit’s social media sites and garner unfathomable support and donations for your cause. All this and more can be accomplished with a single picture. But, you have to take the picture. In this Technological AgeContinue Reading

Workshop offers tools for successful meetings

Workshop offers tools for successful meetings

Building consensus with a room full of people with diverse backgrounds and conflicting agendas can be tricky. Meeting facilitators are challenge to give everyone a chance to speak, and feeling comfortable to do so, while making headway through an agenda. To accomplish this feat, facilitators need a repertoire of practical tools to support participants, resolveContinue Reading

GIVE GRANDLY! on Saturday

GIVE GRANDLY! on Saturday

Has your nonprofit benefitted from our Curbside Consulting? Have you learned something useful at our monthly trainings? This Saturday is your chance to give back to the Nonprofit Resource Group during GIVE GRANDLY!, a day of fundraising to support nonprofits in Southwest New Mexico. GIVE GRANDLY! is the best day of the year to give, becauseContinue Reading

Avoiding burnout when working for nonprofits

Avoiding burnout when working for nonprofits

Over a third of nonprofits realize that employee retention is their greatest weakness, according to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Survey conducted Nonprofit HR. Long hours working with clients in crisis and trying to change policies in stagnate systems leaves many nonprofit employees at risk for “burn out,” a state of physical and emotional exhaustion causedContinue Reading

New Mexico Association of Grantmakers Joint Conference 2017

Registration for the 2017 New Mexico Association of Grantmakers Joint Conference is now open! Register here. Be sure to share our event page on Facebook to let other organizations know that you’re attending! Advancing a Just and Secure New Mexico: Advocacy, Policy and a Sustainable Nonprofit Sector Wednesday April 26, 2017 12:00 pm  – ThursdayContinue Reading

Workshop takes nonprofits beyond the boardroom

Nonprofits are navigating a time of immense need from the communities they serve, while pursing ways to build long-term viability in the toughest of economic times, according to the Nonprofit Finance Fund’s most recent State of the Nonprofit Sector Report. The analysis says for rural nonprofits the task is more daunting as they report aContinue Reading