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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

December 17, 2015 - Noelle Bartl - AFP-NM Fundraiser of the Year - What Will Your Personal AND Professioanal Legacy Be?

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Nov 18 - Development Professional
Statewide non-profit organization dedicated to providing legal services is seeking a development professional responsible for preparing and executing all fundraising efforts. ... more >
Nov 18 - Director of Advancement
Accion is a premier place to build on a career in philanthropy, public relations, and nonprofit management. An award-winning nonprofit leader in the globally-recognized, high-impact fields of community development and microfinance, Accion’s mission of equipping entrepreneurs for success propels increased economic opportunity across a five-state region (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas). To expand on our track record of advancement success, we are looking for an individual who is an effective team leader, a strategic and innovative thinker, a conscientious steward of stakeholder relations, and a passionate champion of philanthropy and mission fulfillment to be our Director of Advancement. ... more >
Nov 10 - Software Trainer/Coach
Trains,coaches,mentors parish staff in PARISHSOFT data system implementation, updating,and data management as it applies to Annual Catholic Appeal, Archdiocesan Census, Parish offering module. May also teach EXCEL. Uses Adult Learning principles to develop training plans and delivery. ... more >
Nov 5 - D+E+I Chief Administraator
Responsible for the overall leadership and direction of the day-to-day operations of the organization, leading all functional areas in the accomplishment of the D+E+I mission, including development, fundraising, programs, outreach and administration. ... more >
Nov 30 - 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 >
Nov 25 - Member Comments Requested on New IRS Substantiation Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed new regulations that would modify its requirements that nonprofits obtain a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” for contributions of $250 or more, and AFP is requesting comments and concerns from members about the proposal. ... more >
Nov 25 - The Whats, Hows, and Whys of Major Gift Solicitation
(Nov. 25, 2015) The benefit of major gifts is obvious. But the process of identifying and securing them—that's not so obvious. We recently spoke with Vern Snyder, ACFRE, vice president for institutional advancement at the University of Toledo, on how to define and calculate a major gift and his upcoming Dec. 10 webinar, "The Whats, Hows and Whys of Major Gift Solicitations." ... more >
Nov 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of November 25, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Nov. 25, 2015) How introverts can be very successful fundraisers is just one of the topics in this week’s Top Ten, which also includes posts on exercising your “gratitude muscle,” the number one way to destroy your chief development officer, the procrastinator’s guide to year-end fundraising, shaming a major donor and creating a culture of increasing giving. ... more >
Nov 18 - Election Results Mean New Public Policy Opportunities for Philanthropy
(Nov. 18, 2015) On November 4, 2015 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. What does his new government, along with his 30-member Cabinet, mean for fundraising and philanthropy? ... more >