Additional Upcoming Events

Nonprofit Board Orientation Program Recurring Event
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Development Peer Group: How Sharing Your Nonprofit's Story Impacts Fundraising
Wed, 03 Oct 2018
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Nonprofit Board Orientation Program Recurring Event
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

2018 Piñon Awards Ceremony
Mon, 08 Oct 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Applications Due: New Mexico Women of Color Nonprofit Leadership Initiative
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
5:00 PM - 5:05 PM

Nonprofit Board Orientation Program Recurring Event
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Executive Director Learning Circle - Critical Messaging: Telling Your Story and Engaging Your Community
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Nonprofit Board Orientation Program Recurring Event
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Anna, Age Eight - a deeper discussion: Real solutions, real time, real action.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Nonprofit Community Events and Announcements

To Be, or Not to Pain: A Pharmacist's View of the Opioid Crisis

September 26, October 3, 10, 17

3:15 to 5:15 PM

St. John's United Methodist Church
1200 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87505

In this lecture series, we'll be investigating the evolution and scope of the problem, the science of addiction, the people who brought you the crisis and how they did it and the people who worked to stop it, current events, and current programs.

Cost / How to register: $60.00 /


For more information, contact or go to: 505-982-9274

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.

  • 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.

100 Men Challenge Campaign to End Domestic Violence



2920 Rufina St Santa Fe NM 87507


100 Men Raising $100 each annually to benefit those affected by domestic abuse. Learn what men can do to stop domestic violence and get to know other men who are making a difference in our community.

Women in Transition Workshop

September 29, 2018

12:30-5 PM

Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta


A workshop for women 50+ who wish to navigate change successfully and create a meaningful life.
• Learn what it means to be in transition
• Engage and connect with other women 50+
• Expand your possibilities and options
• Know what is important and energizing for you
• Create a "next steps" action plan

If you are exploring new possibilities, rethinking your life and/or work, contemplating changes in your lifestyle or want to expand your networks, this workshop will give you a guiding framework to understand the process of transition, with structured conversations for personal reflection and interactive learning.
The Women in Transition Workshop is sponsored by The Transition Network (


Cost / How to register: TTN members ($25) and non-members ($35). To register,


Public Servant Emerging Leaders Program

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

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.

• 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 Introductory Meditation Retreat led by Maia Duerr

October 28, 2018

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

Upaya Zen Center
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. Maia Duerr introduces basic temple forms and etiquette as practiced at Upaya. She teaches you 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: By donation, but please register to assure your place.
Register online,, or 505-986-8518 ext. 112.


Your Contact for Nonprofit Community Announcements

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

Related Resources

  • Nonprofit Community News Submission Form