Tips for retaining and recruiting board mebers

Tips for retaining and recruiting board mebers

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

Nonprofit Resource Group’s 2017 Training Calendar

Nonprofit Resource Group’s 2017 Training Calendar

Each year, The NonProfit Resource Group develops a series of alternating workshops and brown bag lunches for nonprofit organizations, based on the responses to our annual survey on the needs of nonprofits in southwest New Mexico. Our one-hour brown bag lunches are free, and our workshops last from three to four hours and cost $25 per participant. BecauseContinue Reading

Facilitation Skills Brown Bag in December

Facilitation Skills Brown Bag in December

When several people come together to talk about a topic, they are often focused at different levels of the process and for different reasons. Each person has his or her own pattern and pace for coming to conclusions. There is no right or wrong pattern. There are only learned behaviors based on each persons’ life experiences.Continue Reading

Susan Wilger named Community Star

Susan Wilger named Community Star

November 17, 2016; Silver City, NM:  The spotlight of National Rural Health Day shined brightly on Silver City, as long time nonprofit leader Susan Wilger was selected as a “Community Star” by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), which sponsors the national observance day. According to NOSORH’s website, “community stars” haveContinue Reading