Additional Upcoming Events

Lobbying: Nuts and Bolts for Nonprofits
Tue, 20 Feb 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

New Mexico Planned Giving Roundtable: How did your organization advance planned giving in 2017?
Thu, 22 Feb 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Addressing the Root Causes of Childhood Trauma
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Tue, 27 Feb 2018
5:00 PM - 5:10 PM

Applications Due: Emerging Social Sector Leaders
Wed, 28 Feb 2018
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM

Applications Due: Board Orientation Program
Fri, 02 Mar 2018
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Executive Director Learning Circle: Federal Tax Update - Tools & Strategies for Guiding Your Work
Thu, 15 Mar 2018
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Deadline for scholarship requests: Fundraising Immersion 2018
Thu, 15 Mar 2018
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Nonprofit Community Events 

Creative Santa Fe: Create the Vote 2018

February 15, 2018

6:00 - 7:30pm

New Mexico History Museum Auditorium: 113 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501


Mayoral Candidates Set to Share In February Panel How They Will Support Creative Economy Growth

The 2018 mayoral candidates will be invited to share their positions and ideas about the creative economy at a public forum on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the New Mexico History Museum. The mayoral panel will be moderated by local radio producer and podcast host, Mary-Charlotte Domandi.

Cost / How to register: FREE/ Registration Opens February 1, 2018 at

For more information, contact or go to:


Midtown Project Survey

February 17th -February 20th

all day

Select the Best Ideas for Santa Fe’s Midtown Campus

Online survey February 17th – February 20th, people choose their favorite ideas amongst those generated by residents
More than 400 people signed up to reimagine the Midtown Campus, now people have the opportunity to prioritize those ideas and suggestions. Online and in-person surveys will be conducted February 17th – February 20th. The survey results will serve as guidelines for designers, planners, and architects who will present the city with representations and strategies of what the space could be. The city will continue to reach out to its diverse community. This is an opportunity for people to voice their point of view, and help shape the city landscape as well as the social and economic impact of the space.

Cost / How to register: Free

Upaya Zen Center: The Ease & Joy of Mornings - Half-day Meditation Retreat

Sunday, February 25, 2018

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

1404 Cerro Gordo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Have you ever wanted to experience a silent meditation retreat? Here is your chance to do so in a beautiful, supportive, and welcoming atmosphere. Upaya offers our community this half-day of Zen meditation practice: gentle contemplation and relaxing into silence. Petra Zenryū Hubbeling leads periods of sitting and walking meditation, and gives a Dharma Talk. For beginners, instruction on Zen meditation and etiquette is offered. Those who already have a meditation practice are invited to come earlier at 7:00 am for additional sitting, service, and breakfast. All levels of experience are invited to come and support one another in developing mental clarity and deeper awareness which can be applied to everyday life.

Cost / How to register: By Donation. Please register so we may plan accordingly.

Register online,, or 505-986-8518 ext. 112.

Julia Robinson Math Festival

Friday February 23, 2018


Santa Fe Community College

Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival is meant to inspire students to explore the richness and beauty of mathematics through activities that encourage collaborative, creative problem-solving.

On Friday February 23, 2018, STEM Santa Fe will once again present this wonderful festival for the second year in a row and we are planning on hosting 200 7th and 8th grade students, boys and girls from Santa Fe and Northern NM. In addition, we will be recruiting and training 50-60 volunteers from the STEM and education fields to help. This event is free to the teachers and students.

For more info and to volunteer, please visit:

Volunteers needed

For more information, contact or go to: 5053104122

Circle of Discovery

February 26, 2018

5:45 PM - 7:30 PM

Montezuma Lodge,

431 Paseo de Peralta


The Circle of Discovery

This Transition Network program is designed to provide a unique opportunity for sharing, engagement and connection to be fun, all-inclusive, informative and a bit mysterious. If you want to know more about it, come on February 26th to find out!
Open to TTN members and non-members! Bring a guest!
The Transition Network is an inclusive community of women 50 and forward whose changing life situations lead them to seek new connections, resources and opportunities. To learn more about this national organization, go to


Cost / How to register: $5 donation.


To register, email:

Santa Fe Community College Foundation: Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Far West Regional Young Chefs Competition and Culinary Arts Kitchen Ribbon Cutting

March 3, 2018


Santa Fe Community College

6401 Richards Ave

Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Up and coming chef competitors were selected from applicants in Southern California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. View the competition with commentary by local Santa Fe culinary personalities: Chef "Johnny Vee" Vollertsen & and multiple James Beard Award winner, Cheryl Jamison. Food prepared by SFCC culinary students will also be served. Attend the ribbon cutting ceremony as our very own culinary program is inducted in to the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the world's oldest food & wine society.


Cost / How to register: Free,

Upaya Zen Meditation Instruction

Sunday, March 4, 2018

3:00 - 4:00 pm

404 Cerro Gordo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Are you interested in developing a Zen meditation practice? Here is an opportunity to do so. Those new to Upaya are welcome to come and get acquainted while receiving instruction on Zen meditation and etiquette. There is no fee, but registration is appreciated. Please RSVP so we may plan accordingly.


Cost / How to register: Free
For more information and to register, email:

Santa Fe Waldorf SchoolHealing and Nature: Conversations with Terry Tempest Williams

Monday, March 12, 2018

7:30 pm

James A Little Theater



Cost / How to register:

Upaya: Bring with Dying: Professional Training Program for Clinicians in Compassionate Care of the Seriously Ill and Dying

May 4 - 11, 2018

Begins 5/4 at 5pm, goes all day 5/5 - 5/10, ends 5/11 at noon.

1404 Cerro Gordo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD; Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN; Anthony Back, MD; Al Kaszniak, PhD; Ben Daitz, MD; Holly Yang, MD; Jan Jahner, CHPN; Donna Kwilosz, PhD; Rev. Corinna Chung; and Mary Taylor offer this revolutionary and practical training that addresses the need for healthcare providers to build knowledge and skills in the psycho-social, ethical, existential, and spiritual aspects of dying. The training uses different learning modalities that include: didactic and inquiry processes, peer-to-peer learning and dialog, case study and council practice, reflective practices, yoga, G.R.A.C.E.®, and practices enhancing the awareness and importance of professional responsibility. An application is required. CMEs and CNEs are available.

Cost / How to register:$1820 includes meals.

Register online,, or 505-986-8518 ext. 112.

Upaya: SOCIAL RESILIENCE MODEL LEVEL I taught by Laurie Leitch, PhD

August 17 - 19, 2018

9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Upaya Zen Center
1404 Cerro Gordo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501


In today’s world, rates are escalating for burn-out, secondary trauma, moral distress, and needless tragedy. Advances in neuroscience yield new understandings on how this impacts the mind-body system. Stressful or traumatic events generate a cascade of physiological, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional responses which can lead to a dramatic decrease in human potential. This neurobiologically-oriented course presented by Laurie Leitch, PhD, offers efficient approaches to stabilize the nervous system, build resiliency, and reduce/prevent traumatic stress symptoms as self-care for those working in challenging situations. 20 CEUs for counselors, therapists, and social workers. An application is required.


Cost / How to register: Tuition: $575

Register online,, or 505-986-8518 ext. 112.


Computer Charities NM: Low-cost computer repair, upgrades, and recycling for nonprofits and individuals 


Computer CharitiesNM, a ten year old 501C3, uses earnings from computer repairs to pay for free computers for low income families—it has given away over 700 computer systems. It has taught over 1,000 seniors to use computers and trains high school students in computer repair 


1925 ROSINA ST. STE E       
505 983 2577

Curbside Consulting for Frontier and Rural Communities

Do you have a question related to your nonprofit but don't know where to turn? Are you struggling with board issues? Funding? Community Engagement? No matter what your question,Curbside Consulting is here to help! Curbside Consulting offers free, brief consulting services to any existing nonprofit or anyone considering starting a nonprofit. 

Consultations are one hour or less, and are available in person, or by email, telephone or video conference. As a program of the National Center for Frontier Communities, our service is tailored for rural and frontier nonprofits, which oftentimes operate withlimited resources while required to cover vast distances.

To make an appointment contact: Lisa Jimenez, 575-574-5473, or Susan Wilger, 575-313-4720, 

U.S. - Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership

The U.S. - Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP) is a binational membership organization whose mission is to support a network of organizations that build prosperity through leadership, collaboration, and philanthropy in the U.S. - Mexico Border region. Our member driven agenda strengthens organizations already working actively to address issues of prosperity, equity and opportunity along both sides of the Border.

In addition to our education and training programs, BPP team leaders also provide organizational coaching and technical assistance to member organizations. This is a wonderful opportunity for a private and confidential coaching session to discuss organizational growth opportunities, and to identify solutions to issues facing you and your institution.

For more information, contact or go to:

Your Contact for Nonprofit Community Announcements

Jamie Aranda
Communications and Marketing Associate
(505) 988-9715 x 7004

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