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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

June 9 - After the Event: Turning Guests into Loyal Donors

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May 24 - Director of Advancement
El Ranchito de los Niños is a safe, loving home where children grow in a supportive, family farm setting. Education, personal responsibility and charity to and from others guide us as we strive to provide an alternative to foster care. Our goals are to give siblings a stable home in which they may grow to adulthood together...We are looking for a Director of Advancement to join our team helping our kids succeed. ... more >
May 24 - Development Manager
Position: Development Manager Development Manager serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions for the organization working with the Executive Director and Development Chair. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build the organization’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. S/he will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual, corporate and philanthropic support. Minimum three years proven success in development for a nonprofit. Experience leading fundraising campaigns and a background in fundraising from multiple donor channels, including corporate partnerships, major donors, and annual giving. Experience with performing arts a plus. Knowledge of, and experience with CRM (e.g. Raiser’s Edge, Donor Perfect, etc.) Fluency with Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel. The ability to learn and apply new skills. Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications. A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field is required. To Apply: send resume and cover letter to ... more >
May 24 - Chief Development Officer - Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) serves as lead strategist for agency fund development, helping the Chief Executive Officer and leadership team create a multi-year plan for increasing revenue which informs and supports the agency’s plans for growth in coordination with the strategic plan. The CDO along with the CEO functions as the agency’s principal major gift fundraiser. ... more >
May 24 - Director of Advancement
St. Pius X High School is seeking an experienced Director of Advancement/Development to oversee all functions of the Advancement Office and its staff, fundraising, events and donor relations. ... more >
May 18 - Director of Advancement
St. Pius X High School is searching for a Director of Advancement. Responsibilities include capital campaign, donor relations, annual fund, events and fundraising, liaison between school and St. Pius X Foundation, and office supervision. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 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 >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >