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Nonprofit Technical Assistance
& Professional Development

"I truly appreciate all you do and will be sure to continue signing up for the wonderful opportunities you offer."
Workshop Attendee, 2015

The Santa Fe Community Foundation is committed to supporting nonprofits in achieving their missions with excellence. Through the feedback we receive from both attendees and presenters, as well as national and regional trends in the nonprofit sector, we see needs for professional development support in three key areas:

We hope you find these distinctions useful and that our 2016 programming is relevant and effective in bringing your organization the support you need. We look forward to working with you.

Visit our full calendar for all event listings.

Leadership

2016 Board Series
Presented by Mike Mendez in partnership with Santa Fe SCORE
     Board Fundamentals - An Overview of Nonprofit Board Membership
     Friday, January 22, 2016
     Full details and registration.

     Board Responsibilities - Legally and Otherwise
     Friday, February 12, 2016
     Full details and registration.

     Board Best Practices - Your Role in Creating Organizational Success
     Friday, April 1, 2016
     Full details and registration.

2016 Emerging Social Sector Leaders, An Immersion Program for Developing Leaders
Co-facilitated by Jessica Haynie and Vicki Pozzebon, this program weves together the learning circle model with elements of professional development and mentorship. Program participation is by application. Please contact Annmarie McLaughlin with questions.
Program details.
Progam application.
     Friday, February 26, 2016 from 1-5pm
     Friday, March 25, 2016 from 1-5pm
     Friday, April 22, 2016 from 1-5pm

Community Dialogue

The Nonprofit Break Room - A series of water cooler conversations for us to explore together.
A nonprofit discussion series co-presented with Ripple Catalyst Studio and moderated by Cecile Lipworth.

The series kicks off on March 16, 2016 with a look at fostering abundance. Henry Rael of the McCune Foundation and Linda Milanesi with Assistance Dogs of the West will spark our conversation. Join us!

Training and Capacity Building

Organizational Management: Designing and Implementing Successful Nonprofit Volunteer and Internship Programs
A 4-session workshop with Valeria Alarcón
Wednesdays, January 13 and 27; February 10 and 24, 2016
Full description and registration. 

Fundraising: Fundraising Fundamentals, An exploration of what we do in front of, and behind the scenes, to raise money
A 4-session workshop with Jennifer Kilbourn
Wednesdays in March - March 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2016
Full description and registration.

Communication: Words that Work!
A 4-session workshop with Hollis Walker
Tuesdays in April - April 5, 12, 19, 26, 2016
Full description and registration.

Fundraising: Planned Giving Mini-Conference
A look at planned giving programs, marketing, and donor conversations with Nancy Baker and Richard Lamport.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Full description and registration.

Fundraising: Paving a Smooth Path from Proposals to Reporting
A fundraising workshop with Nadine Stafford and Jerry Nelson
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Full description and registration.

Communication: The Communicator Toolbox Series with MediaDesk New Mexico.
A series of stand-alone workshops addressing critical tools for your communication work.  
     Wednesday, May 4, 2016
     Managing Your Assets - How to Make the Most of What You Already Have
     Full details and registration.

    Wednesday, June 8, 2016
    Online Storytelling Workshop - 7 Must-Use Online Tools to Tell Your Story Online
    Full details and registration.

    Wednesday, July 6, 2016
    The Not-So-Daunting Planning Process - How to Build a Six-Month Communications Plan and Get Results
    Full details and registration.

Organizational Management: Strategic Planning
A two-day workshop with Carol Tyroler.
Fridays, May 13 and 20, 2016
Full details coming soon.

Fundraising: 35 Ways to Maximize Online Fundraising
An afternoon workshop with Allan Pressel.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Full details and registration.

We look forward to seeing you at the Philanthropy HUB.