Additional Upcoming Events

New Mexico Nonprofit Principles & Practices Guide Information Session
Thu, 19 Jul 2018
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

(FULL) Results-based Accountability with an Equity Lens
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Results-based Accountability with an Equity Lens
Wed, 25 Jul 2018
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The preventable death of Anna, age eight in New Mexico
Thu, 26 Jul 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Development Peer Group
Wed, 01 Aug 2018
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Tue, 07 Aug 2018
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Application Deadline - Board Orientation Program
Fri, 10 Aug 2018
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
Fri, 10 Aug 2018
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Executive Director Learning Circle: City Government and the Nonprofit Sector
Thu, 16 Aug 2018
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Nonprofit Community Events and Announcements


Nonprofit Board Webinars with Jean Block


New Mexico nonprofit consultant, Jean Block, presents a series of webinars addressing board development and fundraising. Each session is 90 minutes and you can invite your staff and board to attend for one price.


  • July 26 - The Invisible Yellow Line (2)  Board and Staff Roles in HR and Fundraising (including a Menu of FUNdraising ideas for Board Members)
  • August 23 - Fast FUNdraising Facts (1) Jean's Rules for FUNdraising Success (Rules 1-5)
  • September 26 - Fast FUNdraising Facts (2) Jean's Rules for FUNdraising Success (Rules 6-10)
  • October 25 - 60+ Great FUNdraising Ideas in 90 Minutes
  • November 15 - Connecting Successfully with Sponsors and Underwriters
  • December  20 - Year End FUNdraising Ideas - Ways to Enhance Your Donor Campaigns

Sessions will be fast-paced and filled with practical ideas you can put to use immediately.


Cost: $325 per session, regardless of how many guests you include at your site.

To Register: Email Jean Block at When payment is received you'll get sign in information prior to the session.

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

Summer Institute announcement

July 30- August 3, 2018

8:30 - 4:30 daily

UNM Classroom to be announced


Reminder to register for the upcoming July 30- August 3, 2018 UNM Evaluation Lab Summer Institute. $100 discount until July 1!
Summer is here, and we are gearing up for the Evaluation Lab Summer Institute! Melissa and I are putting together the last touches to make the week an exciting and energizing experience.
We blocked a number of rooms for attendees from out of town at the Hampton Inn by Hilton at the discounted rate of $79/night single or double occupancy. The rooms can be booked under “UNM” at (505) 837-9300.
Attached please find our brochure and visit our website for more details and to register at: (Summer Institute/ Register Now!)

Questions? Please contact Sonia at: and/or Melissa at

Cost / How to register: $845 first registered and $200 each for 4 more from same nonprofit organization


For more information, contact or go to:

Public Servant Emerging Leaders Program

Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 9, Nov 13, Dec 11, Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 9, May 13

10 Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m.

Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, 1644 St. Michaels Drive


The Public Servant Emerging Leaders Program is designed for motivated, high potential leaders, who want to improve their leadership skills. The program is targeted at the next generation of leaders and teaches them what they need
to know to be successful public servants through interactive skills training. The program also allows the participants to build a network of supportive peers from other public organizations who can be sounding boards to share and discuss leadership challenges.


Cost / How to register: $595, To Register:

Executive Leadership Institute

August 16, September 13, October 11, November 15, December 13

5 Thursdays from 8:30 -- 10:30 a.m.

Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, 1644 St. Michaels Drive


As a leader, are you a learner? Effective leaders stay curious and open to learning. The Executive Leadership Institute addresses best practices and cutting edge trends in leadership. Each session focuses on a different topic and presents thought-leader perspectives from premier sources such as the Harvard Business Review, Fast Company and TED talks.

SCHEDULE & TOPICS: 5 Thursdays, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
• August 16 – Facts & Interpretations
• September 14 – Dealing with Difficult People
• October 11 – The Art of Powerful Questions
• November 15 – Designing and Facilitating Meetings that Work
• December 13 – Delegating for Success

Cost / How to register: $225, To register:

Upaya: THE EASE & JOY OF MORNINGS - An Introduction to Zen Meditation

September 2, 2018

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Circle of the Way Temple
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. Ease and Joy is designed to introduce you to the art of zazen. It is an ideal entryway for beginners and even experienced meditators who want a refresher course on this “dharma gate of joy and ease” as described by Zen Master, Dogen-Zenji. Upaya President, Matthew Kozan Palevsky introduces basic temple forms and etiquette as practiced at Upaya. He teaches how to establish and maintain a comfortable sitting posture, focus on your breath, and engage in walking meditation. 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: Offered for a donation. Please register so we may plan accordingly. Register online,, 505-986-8518

Newborn and Infant Massage Instructor Certification, Continuing Education

Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14, 2018

8:00 to 4:30

Santa Fe


Certification for both newborn and infant massage in a 2-day class
Learn the multi-components for healthy infant, child, and family development.
CIMI® Level II • 20 CE Hours (2 CEUs)
Open to nurses, midwives, healthcare professionals, child and family services professionals, others who would like to be certified instructors of newborn and infant massage


Cost / How to register: Register by phone: 310 696-1980

$495. includes instruction and certification, participants will need manual and baby model

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


Computer Charities NM, 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 with limited resources while required to cover vast distances.

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


Your Contact for Nonprofit Community Announcements

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

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