Additional Upcoming Events

Employee Benefits and Nonprofits: Why, When, Why Not, and What May Be
Tue, 23 Jan 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Spring Pre-Proposal Information Session I
Tue, 23 Jan 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Guess Who's Coming to Cocktails?
Tue, 23 Jan 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Taking the Plunge: Yes! Your 501(c)(3) Can (and Should) Lobby - Legal Parameters and Keeping Your Organization on the Right Side of the Law
Thu, 25 Jan 2018
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Spring Pre-Proposal Information Session II
Tue, 30 Jan 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Development Peer Group: Peer Proposal Review
Wed, 07 Feb 2018
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Executive Director Learning Circle
Thu, 15 Feb 2018
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Nonprofit Community Events 

Firerock: Pass the Spark

Jan. 19, 2018
Jan. 20, 2018
3pm & 7:30pm

Adobe Rose Theater 
1213 Parkway Dr 
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Firerock, activating hearts, imaginations, and communities to meet the challenges of climate change through story & song! This mythical, family-friendly concert performance is a heart-warming story intended to stimulate a discussion of climate change and opportunities for climate justice. A community engagement project ultimately designed to bring to your own community, school, faith-based organization or even your own home. After the Saturday matinee there will be an open discussion with the Firerock ensemble and their community-based partners. Please see for more information.

Cost / How to register: $10 students/seniors, $15 adults, tickets available at

Santa Fe Community College: Environmental Technician Training

January 22 - February 23, 2018
8 am - 5 pm
6401 Richards Ave.
Santa Fe, 87508

Santa Fe Community College will present an information session on the New Mexico Environmental Job Training Program at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 in Room 213 on the campus, 6401 Richards Ave. The five-week intensive training will run Jan. 22 through Feb. 23, 2018 at the college. An Environmental Protection Agency grant will cover the training costs for unemployed, underemployed or low-income applicants who are accepted into the program.
Graduates of the program will receive federal and state recognized certifications such as, but not limited to: Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), 40 hour; CPR and first aid; fork lift operator, and OSHA Construction Standards, 30 hour.

Cost / How to register: Free.

Register at:

Wonder Girls: Changing Our World

January 24, 2018, Albuquerque;

January 25, 2018, Santa Fe. Photo exhibition

7 pm

In ABQ: Guild Cinema, 3405 Central
In SF: CCA, 1050 Old Pecos Trail

Photographer/author Paola Gianturco will show slides and give a talk about her book, "Wonder Girls: Changing Our World," featuring girl activists, ages 10-18 from 13 countries, including Palestinian and Israeli leaders from Creativity for Peace. Gianturco will sign copies of her book and an exhibition/sale of photos will be on view at CCA.

Cost / How to register: $15 Santa Fe, $10 ABQ. VIP reception Santa Fe $125, includes signed book and slide/talk. Tickets at 


Santa Fe Nonprofit Salesforce Users Group: Project Management in Salesforce with Tasks

Friday, January 26, 2018

Santa Fe Community Foundation

501 Halona Street, Santa Fe


The Santa Fe Nonprofit Salesforce User Group is an opportunity for nonprofit users of Salesforce at all levels and skill sets to come together and discuss the database system. If you have a question on how to do something, want to know how other nonprofits are using the system, or share your successes this would be the place! As we progress we may also have the opportunity to have speakers, representatives, or trainers visit with us if there is a specific feature or application the group wants to learn more about.


For more information and to confirm your attendance, please contact Emma Diez with NDI New Mexico at

Opportunity Santa Fe: Birth to Career Open Communications Meeting

Friday, January 27, 2018

Santa Fe Community Foundation

501 Halona St., Santa Fe


Discussion Topics: National Mentoring Month and the County RFP for Youth Educational and Recreational Programs


Upaya Zen Center: THE WAY OF HAIKU: Shiki and Modern Japanese Haiku Writers

February 2 - 4, 2018

Begins Fri. at 5pm, all day Sat., ends Sun at noon.

1404 Cerro Gordo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501


Shiki Masaoka (1867-1902) advocated the significance of “portrayal of nature” in haiku and revived the poetic form. The popularity of haiku writing in Japan and the Western world owes much to him.
During this weekend retreat, we study his poems as well as masterpieces in contemporary Japan. We also note how Japanese female poets have contributed to this genre. Inspired by the works we examine, the participants, will write and share our own poems.

Led by Roshi Joan Halifax, Sensei Kaz Tanahashi, Natalie Goldberg, and Clark Strand.


Cost / How to register: $320 includes tuition and meals. Optional on-campus lodging is extra.

Register online,, or 505-986-8518.

Ziji ConsultingEmbodying Your Future

February 3, 2018


:Academy for the Love of Learning
133 Seton Village Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87508

In these times of disruption and change, how do we harness our presence as a way to move into a desired future? This workshop is designed for leaders and changemakers who are interested in developing a deeper capacity for authentic connection-with themselves, with others, and with the emerging future. Using tools from Theory U, Social Presencing, and mindfulness practices, participants will be given practical tools for generative listening, becoming aware of their “blind spots”, and attuning to a deeper source of knowing. Participants will leave with a prototype for their emergent future and increased confidence for bringing it into reality.

Cost / How to register: $75.


For more information, contact or go to: Lulu Strongheart:

A Dialogue with Mayor & City Council Candidates

February 10, 2018

2pm - 4pm

Genoveva Chavez Center

Santa Fe


In October, 2017, The Economics of Happiness Conference – Santa Fe was held at the James A. Little Theater, hosted by Reconnect-Today and Local Futures.

After our in-depth conference, we are keeping the conversations and the movement going.  We are hosting this event to engage in rich dialogue with our candidates for Mayor and City Council, in a World Cafe hosted afternoon.  
This conversation is for everyone who cares about supporting local. The event is free but kindly RSVP to or 505 663-6392.

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.

Rural Nonprofit Leaders' Learning Circle

Beginning August 2017 - January 2018
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Remote access available or in-person in Silver City and Deming.

Are you ready to expand your expertise as a nonprofit leader, share your experience with others and engage in dynamic conversations to support you in your current role? If so, then the LEARNING CIRCLES are right for you!

Our LEARNING CIRCLES are designed to accomplish three goals: Build constructive, engaged peer learning,Enhance leadership skills,Form new, coordinated alliances.

The content is customized to address the specific needs of each LEARNING CIRCLE’s participants. Nonprofit leaders meet for 90 minutes either in person or remotely (by video conference via ZOOM).

Cost / How to register:  Free but RSVP to participate in-person or via video conference with ZOOM so we can send you a link. All LEARNING CIRCLES are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visit

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.

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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