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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 activities through which the chapter fulfills this mission include education and training, promoting credentialing, providing resources, networking, forging alliances, mentoring, advocacy and recognition.

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

Looking for an opportunity to serve or get involved on a Board? Consider joining the AFP-NM Board of Directors. If you are interested, please fill out this online form. For more information on Board of Director responsibilities, visit the AFP national website Chapter Leader Resources for position descriptions.

Diversity Scholarships - 2016  AFP is pleased to offer $1,500 scholarships (Conference registration fee + some travel expenses) for each of the currently identified AFP diverse communities. AFP is now accepting applications for these diversity scholarships. Here is a link to the AFP Diversity Scholarship Application form, which resides in the Diversity section at Deadline for application submission is October 28, 2016. Completed applications should be emailed to Lori Gusdorf, AFP Membership Services, at Selected candidates will be notified by email by December 1, 2016. If yoju have questions, please contact Lori Gusdorf, AFP Membership Services, at 

Annual AFP Membership meeting -  October 20: Crossing the Bridge of Business and Generosity through Ethical Decision-Making

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Oct 21 - Senior Development Officer, UNM Anderson School of Management
The UNM Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At Anderson, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders. The School was founded in 1947, and named for New Mexico oil man and longtime ARCO/Atlantic Rich?eld CEO, Robert O. Anderson in 1974. ... more >
Oct 19 - Major Gifts Officer
Major Gifts Officer - United Way of Amarillo & Canyon ... more >
Oct 19 - ACA Operations Manager
Processes and posts donor contributions. Works with donors, pastors, parish administrators on Campaign activity. Designs print and electronic marketing material. ... more >
Oct 17 - President
Junior Achievement of New Mexico is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success. It is the state’s leader in educating our youth about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and becoming workforce ready. In partnership with schools, volunteers from the workforce, and diverse corporate and community partners, JA integrates curriculum on entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness into the classroom for students, kindergarten through high school. The Board of Directors, headquartered in Albuquerque, is seeking candidates for the position of President. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in corporate, foundation and special event fundraising, as well as strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills. Other diverse responsibilities in this role include board development, strategic planning, financial management, and staff management/development. ... more >
Oct 17 - Director of Annual Giving for Athletics
The University of New Mexico Foundation at the University of New Mexico, an NCAA Division I institution and Mountain West Conference member, is seeking applications for the position of Director of Annual Giving for Athletics. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >