Nonprofit Best Practice Workshops 

The Santa Fe Community Foundation is committed to supporting nonprofits in achieving their missions with excellence. Through peer connection, community dialogue, and professional development, we hope you find our programs relevant and inspiring. Let us know what's on your mind - we love hearing from you.

Please see below and visit our full calendar for program details - and make sure you are on our mailing list so that you don't miss a thing.

Please also visit our Nonprofit Resource page for websites, articles, and tools that support your work.

Board Management 
The ABCs of Nonprofit Boards with Jean Block
September 19, 2018 from 1pm - 4pm
We suggest a board member and staff member attending together - the sliding scale registration fee covers two people.
See the full description and registration here

Development Peer Group
 A peer learning group for nonprofit professionals 
 Wednesdays, 8:30-10am at the Santa Fe Community Foundation
January 17, 2018: Assessing Your Annual Appeal
February 7, 2018: Peer Proposal Review
April 4, 2018: The Federal Tax Update & Your Organization
June 6, 2018: Fundraising Databases

August 1, 2018
October 3, 2018
No charge. Please register here. 

SFCF Fall Grant Cycle Information Sessions
July 11 from 2pm to 5pm at the Santa Fe Community Foundaiton
Optional and recommended for applicants to the fall grant cycle addressing Cultural Vibrancy and Health & Wellbeing.
No charge.
Full description (including grant guidelines and eligibility) and registration here

 Organizational Management
    Employee Benefits and Nonprofits: Why, When, Why Not, and What May Be
with insurance executive Halle Treanor, Daniels Insurance
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    Sliding Scale: $25, $45, $55. Please register here

Policy and Advocacy
     Taking the Plunge: Yes! Your 501(c)(3) Can (and Should) Lobby - Legal Parameters and Keeping Your Organization on the Rights Side of the Law
     with Santa Fe attorneys Gretchen Elsner and Helga Schimkat
     Thursday, January 25, 2018
     1-4pm (Includes optional Roundhouse tour)
     No charge. Please register here

    Lobbying: Nuts and Bolts for Nonprofits
    with Santa Fe attorneys Gretchen Elsner and Helga Schimkat
     Tuesday, February 20, 2018
     No charge. Please register here


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Community Programs



Christa Coggins
Vice President for Community Philanthropy
(505) 988-9715 x 7002

Courtney Lopez

Director of Development
(505) 988-9715 x 7006

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