Additional Upcoming Events

Development Peer Group Discussion: Working with Planned Giving Prospects with Bob Ansheles
Wed, 23 Aug 2017
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Emerging Social Sector Leaders
Fri, 25 Aug 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2017 Board Orientation Pilot Program
Fri, 08 Sep 2017
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Nonprofit Executive Director Learning Circle
Thu, 14 Sep 2017
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Annual Appeal: The Load Bearing Wall of Your Fundraising Program
Tue, 19 Sep 2017
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Recent Events

Summer Session - Emerging Social Sector Leader Alumni
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Applicant Info Session - Emerging Social Sector Leaders
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Application Deadline: Emerging Social Sector Leaders
Mon, 24 Jul 2017
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Application Deadline - Board Orientation Pilot Program
Fri, 28 Jul 2017
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Nonprofit Executive Director Learning Circle
Thu, 10 Aug 2017
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Application Deadline: Fall Community Grant
Fri, 18 Aug 2017
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM

Nonprofit Community Events

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 

Computer classes begin in June


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,

Easter Seals El Mirador: Free Filing Cabinets

Easter Seals El Mirador has an assortment of four drawer file cabinets to a non-profit or school in need. Please call Gina with any questions at 505 428-2033.

Upaya: Radical Responsibility: Practices for Compassionate Communication, Authentic Relationship and Servant Leadership

August 18 - 20, 2017
Begins 8/18 at 5 pm, 8/19 all day, ends 8/20 at noon
Event location (street address):1404 Cerro Gordo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Led by Acharya Fleet Maull, PhD, this workshop introduces participants to an integrated set of transformative communication, leadership and community building skills for cultivating greater personal resilience, empathy, compassion, and emotional and social intelligence. It includes meditation instruction and practice, teaching, experiential exercises, and dialog in a contemplative setting. This is ideally suited for community leaders and activists, teachers, social service professionals, business and nonprofit leaders, chaplains and social workers, clinicians and therapists, consultants and organizational change agents - anyone who aspires to personal empowerment, authentic relationships and awakened community. 9 CEUs for counselors, therapists, and social workers.

Cost / How to register: $286 includes meals. Optional on-campus lodging is extra. Training

August 23, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CNPE Training Center
2340 Alamo Avenue SE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Are you new to federal grants or could you use a refresher? Join Tricia Glass from to learn how to up your federal grant seeking game!
The Center for Nonprofit Excellence is excited to partner with The Grants Collective to bring in Tricia Galss, a national trainer from is the federal government’s centralized website where the 26 federal grant-making agencies post their grant funding opportunities and where the public goes to find and apply for those opportunities. The presentation will cover the registration process, how to find funding opportunities, how to apply for those opportunities, and an overview of's new Workspace application format.

The session is sure to be informative for both novice and experienced grant seekers alike. 

Presenter Tricia Glass began working as a Program Advisor in the Program Management Office in November of 2012. Prior to that she spent four years working at the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration as a Senior Grants Manager. Ms. Glass has over a decade experience in both grants and program management as well as information technology management.

Cost / How to register:

Upaya: Social Resilience Model (SRM) Level I

August 25 - 27, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
1404 Cerro Gordo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501

In today’s world, rates are escalating for burn-out, secondary trauma, and moral distress for those working in challenging arenas. 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. Laurie Leitch, PhD, developed this neurobiologically-oriented course offering skills to stabilize the nervous system, build resiliency, and reduce/prevent traumatic stress symptoms as self-care for those in stressful work. Special tuition rate for repeat attendees, 2 or more from the same institution, or Being with Dying graduates. 20 CEUs for counselors, therapists, social workers.

Cost / How to register: $575 includes meals. Optional lodging is extra. Special rates may apply. Register online,, 505-986-8518.

Upaya: Fundraising From the Heart with Lynne Twist

September 8-10, 2017
Begins Fri. at 5:00 pm, all day Sat., ends Sun. at noon
1404 Cerro Gordo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501

A Workshop to Transform Your Relationship with Money and the Life of Your Non-Profit. What if you could turn what may seem like the necessary evil of fundraising into the most fulfilling expression of your mission and joyful part of your work? Led by “The Soul of Money” author Lynne Twist - a world-renowned speaker, fundraiser, and activist – this is designed to empower you to fundraise with more confidence and efficacy. Lynne will educate, inspire, and empower you with innovative strategies to advance your mission and the life of your non-profit. This training is perfect for Board Members, and Executive and Development Directors. Have all your stakeholders attend together so that everyone is onboard. This is the last time Lynne will offer this workshop at Upaya.

Cost / How to register: $270 includes meals - optional lodging is extra. Register online,, or 505-986-8518 ext 112.

Essentials for Supervisors Training

July 21 - September 22, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1644 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM

The Essentials for Supervisors Training Program is designed for motivated frontline supervisors, with two or more direct reports, who wish to improve their supervisory skills. The program teaches supervisors what they need to know to be successful through interactive skills training. The program also allows supervisors to build a network of supportive peers from other organizations who can be sounding boards to share and discuss supervisory challenges. Training topics include the following:

  • Effective Supervision
  • Understanding Personality Types and Your Supervisory Style
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence and Empathy
  • Supervising and Participating in Work Teams
  • Developing Effective Communication Skills
  • Resolving Conflict and Supervising Difficult People

Cost / How to register:$695. To register contact David Markwardt at 505-204-8820 or

Board of Directors Institute (Six Sessions)

July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 7, December 5
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
1644 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe, NM

Board Members Making a Difference in Community

The Board of Directors Institute is designed to give board members opportunities to enhance their stewardship skills, create connections with civic-minded peers, and contribute to making a difference in Santa Fe. Each Institute session addresses an important topic for a high functioning board. Considerations about board and staff roles and responsibilities are discussed at each session. Participants in the Institute explore ways to focus their community-oriented energies, meet the challenges of their organization’s future, and leave a legacy of making a positive difference in Santa Fe.

  • July 11 - Foundations For a High Functioning Board -- Is Your Board a Group or a Team? Learn Why The Difference Matters and Learn Characteristics of a High Performing Board
  • August 8 - Your Individual and Team Strengths -- Individual Board Members Don't Need to Be Well-Rounded, the Board-Team Does
  • September 12 - Life Cycle of a Board -- The Stages of Board Development
  • October 10 - The Discipline of Listening -- Everyone Wants to Be Heard -- How Well Do You Really Hear What Other Board Members and the Executive Director Are Saying?
  • November 7 - Conflict is Valuable for High Functioning Boards -- How to Make it Healthy and Not Destructive
  • December 5 - The Art of Powerful Questions -- What Are The Big Questions The Board Needs To Ask? What Questions Are Potentially Transformative For The Organization?

Cost / How to register: $300 for all six sessions or $80 per individual session. Contact David Markwardt at 505-204-8802,

Your Contact for Nonprofit Community Announcements

Annaliza Herrera
Administrative Services Associate

(505) 988-9715 x 7010

Related Resources

  • Nonprofit Community News Submission Form