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The Association of Fundraising Professionals New Mexico Chapter is the leading organization for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals. We currently represent  over 125 members from the leading nonprofit charities, foundations, and consultants across the state. Whether you’re already a member, looking to join, or just learning more about us, we’re glad you’re here! Please take a look at our many offerings.

Our Mission:
The AFP New Mexico Chapter, an association of professionals, advances philanthropy by empowering people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activites through which the chapter fulfills this mission include education and training, promoting credentialing, providing resources, networking, forging alliances, mentoring, advocacy and recogntion.

There are many levels of membership in AFP-NM, including one to fit you. If you work at a small organization, membership is only $150.00 per year, while young professionals under thirty can join for just $75.00. Learn more about AFP membership categories here.

News & Upcoming Events

August 18 Monthly Luncheon Meeting: The Art & Science of Direct Mail . . . How to Embrace & Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone.  Click here for details and to register.

Nominations for the 2016 National Philanthropy Day Awards are now open. Please visit this link for information about how to nominate an individual or organization to recognize their contribution to philanthropy in New Mexico.

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Jul 26 - Director of Advancement
St. Pius X High School is seeking an experienced Director of Advancement to grow our established development/advancement programs. Current programs to enhance your creative ideas include capital campaign, annual fund, major gifts, planned giving, communications and annual fundraising events. Additional responsibilities include providing staff support to the St. Pius X Foundation, data base management, budget preparation, financial analysis, Alumni relations and staff supervision. Minimum five years' experience as an Advancement/Development Officer with a Bachelor;s Degree and a track record of fundraising success. Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are needed. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge software is helpful, as is experience in a school environment. Send letter of interest and resume to NLT August 15, 2016. ... more >
Jul 12 - Executive Director – New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network
The New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network (NMOST) Executive Director is responsible for the network’s achievement of its mission and financial objectives. As the sole NMOST staff member at time of hire, the Executive Director has responsibility to support the organization in all of its ongoing activities, while also contributing to the development and implementation of new initiatives and exploring additional avenues for impact and engagement. For a full job description, visit: ... more >
Jul 27 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Jul 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 25, 2016): Dancing With Donors, The PUDDIE Method, The Whiny Blogger, More!
(July 25, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Jul 22 - Strategic Planning: Making Plans That Impact
(July 22, 2016) We all know the goal is to have a healthy donor base and raise money to support our cause. And the way to do that is through planning—strategic planning. But how do you really make it work? AFP had a chance to chat with Ben Mohler, ACFRE about strategic planning—and how fundraising is like baseball!—in anticipation of his webinar, Strategic Doing: Making Plans That Impact, on July 11. ... more >
Jul 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 18, 2016): Blackbaud Index, Influencing Donors, Grant Seeking Myths, More!
(July 18, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >