Skip Navigation

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 20, 2015 - Monthly Luncheon Meeting: Board Accountabilities & Accountable Boards

AFP Quick Poll


Required indicates a required field

Jun 22 - Major Gifts Officer, Senior
New Mexico State University (NMSU), a nationally recognized comprehensive, public research institution, seeks an experienced fundraiser to serve as Major Gifts Officer, Senior. Assigned to the Office of the Vice President for University Advancement, this officer reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Principal Gifts. Deadline for best consideration is July 6, 2015. Full information on this opportunity is available in the Search Profile at or on the Myers McRae Executive Search website at ... more >
Jun 15 - Branch Director
JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit Opportunity to lead a dedicated group of volunteers and small staff in fundraising events and campaigns; primarily in Albuquerque, with some statewide activity. Desirable candidate is resourceful, excels in empowering volunteers, has proven ability to handle operations, direct and implement strategic fundraising plans, successfully builds community partnerships that result in charitable gifts and increased volunteer engagement while maintaining a high level of standard for this Forbes All-Star Charity organization. ... more >
Jun 9 - Development Director
Summary: The Adaptive Sports Program is seeking a full-time Development Director with strong fundraising experience, including capital campaigns, planned giving, and the ability to develop and build relationships with key volunteers, major donors, and corporate sponsors. We seek candidates who can assure that the systems and procedures support the fund development on a local, regional, and national level while meeting the mission of the organization. Additionally, candidates should be able to foster a culture of philanthropy throughout the program and amongst the staff, board members, and volunteers. ... more >
Jun 9 - Executive Director
Summary: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Adaptive Sports Program’s staff, programs, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of the field, strategic plans, and core operations and programs around New Mexico including skiing, climbing, and water sports. ... more >
Jul 1 - 2015 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jul 1 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 1 - Top Ten (Week of July 1, 2015): 13-Step Process to Building and Strengthening Your Mid-Level Giving Program
(July 1, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Jul 1 - Canada: First Federal Platform Proposal for Charities Includes New Minister, Federal Department
A coalition of charities and nonprofit associations, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, has developed the first-ever federal platform proposal for Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector. ... more >
Jul 1 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >