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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

October 9, 2015 - FREE Webinar: What You Need to Know About Planned Giving When Planned Giving is Not All You Do

October 22, 2015 - October Annual meeting and monthly luncheon

November 4, 2015 - National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon and Educational Programming

November 19, 2105 - Webinar: In It for the Long Haul: How Donor Retention and Major Gifts Can Transform Your NonProfit

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Oct 7 - Development Director
The Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for all fundraising efforts including individual donations, grant awards, sponsorships and legacy gifts. ... more >
Sep 30 - Director of Development
The Director of Development serves on the leadership team and plays a key role in shaping Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails growth strategies as they relate to program expansion and resource acquisition. The Director works in partnership with the Board of Directors, through the Fund Development Committee, to ensure continuity of information and goals between staff, board and the donor community. See job description on our website: ... more >
Sep 24 - Request for Proposal to Coordinate an Annual Fundraising Event
The Rio Grande Ag Land Trust seeks a coordinator for the organization’s annual social and fundraising event. For the past ten years, RGALT has hosted an annual Harvest Dinner to celebrate its conservation of working farmland and wildlife habitat in the Middle Rio Grande. This year, in light of growth and accreditation, the RGALT board has decided to enlist a professional event coordinator for this activity. The board is seeking an individual who understands, values, and can communicate the mission and vision of RGALT, who has the skills and network to execute a high caliber fundraising event, and who has the creativity and vision to take the Harvest Dinner to the next level. ... more >
Sep 24 - Director of Development
Holistic Management International, an Albuquerque-based nonprofit whose mission is to "educate people to manage land for a sustainable future" is hiring a full-time Director of Development. HMI offers a competitive starting salary and excellent benefits package. ... more >
Sep 24 - ABQ Development Manager
Organization Mission: National Dance Institute of New Mexico is founded with the knowledge that the arts have a unique power to engage and motivate children. The purpose of our distinctive programs is to help children develop discipline, a standard of excellence, and a belief in themselves that will carry over into all aspects of their lives. ... more >
Oct 7 - 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 >
Oct 6 - Nine Fundraisers Earn International Advanced Diploma
(Oct. 7, 2015) Nine members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are among the first class of graduates to earn the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) developed by AFP, the London-based Institute of Fundraising and the Amsterdam-based European Fundraising Institute. ... more >
Oct 6 - Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14. ... more >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >
Oct 5 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >