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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

April 16, 2015 Luncheon: The Insta-Generation: Insta-Give, Insta-Impact, Insta-Collaborate
May 31, 2015: Deadline to Make a Nomination for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards

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Apr 15 - Resource Development Officer
We are looking for a rock star grant writer who not only loves writing but who “gets” our business model, our business philosophy, and our business beliefs. New Mexico is a state worth investing in and this person will make a big difference. TGP’s keyboards are involved in many multifaceted initiatives. Plus, we have a fun team and provide flexibility that you do not find at other employers, some of the many qualitative benefits of working with TGP. This opportunity is perfect for the person who loves to learn, wants to see his or her impact of work on the community, and thrives on multi-tasking and moving from project to project with humor and grace. ... more >
Apr 9 - Alumni Relations and Events Manager
UWC-USA, a 2-year international boarding school in Montezuma, NM, seeks an Alumni Relations and Events Manager. Go to: ... more >
Apr 9 - Director of Marketing & Communications
UWC-USA, a 2-year international boarding school in Montezuma, NM, seeks a Director of Marketing & Communications. Go to: ... more >
Apr 2 - Membership and Communications Manager
The Membership Manager is a key member of the development team who contributes to the Foundation's efforts to secure gifts for membership, the Fund for Museum Education and the Business Council. Responsibilities include implementing strategies and programs for acquisition, retention, recapture, upgrade, member communications and event coordination. ... more >
Apr 2 - Graphic Designer
UWCNM is seeking a Graphic Designer to create engaging and dynamic designs for print and electronic formats in support of this effective fundraising and community impact organization. ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >
Apr 14 - Giving USA 2015
(April 15, 2015) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 13 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada Receives $400,000 Boost to Expand Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
From diversity to inclusion 2.0! The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship has funded the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada for a second project to create a fundraising fellowship program. ... more >
Apr 13 - Alberta Plan Lowers Charitable Tax Deduction Rate
A proposed reduction in Alberta's charitable tax credit is a concern for charitable causes in the province. Read on for AFP's response and action plan. ... more >