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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.  Are you interested in joining AFP-NM but need financial assistance? Visit our Chapter Member Scholarship page.

News & Upcoming Events

2017 NPD Awardees have been announced! Click here!

September 21: "Inspiration Through Impact: How Strong Stewardship Drives Fundraising"

October 19: ETHICS - "When Values Collide: Making Decisions that Last"


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Sep 15 - Executive Assistant
Are you an administrative professional that enjoys working in a dynamic environment? The UNM Foundation is now accepting nominations for a top notch Executive Assistant. This role will support our Vice Presidents of Development team with researching, prioritizing, and following up on multiple issues and concerns addressed to the office principal, including those of a sensitive and/or confidential nature. Also provides occasional assistance to the office of General Counsel. If you are a pro at multi-tasking and thrive in a fast-paced environment, you may be a fit. The UNM Foundation offers a comfortable environment, robust benefits, and competitive salary. ... more >
Sep 8 - Development Associate
Assist the development team with fundraising, grant writing and all development administrative tasks ... more >
Sep 7 - Capital Campaign Feasibility Study Consultant
Saranam is seeking a consultant to help the organization prepare for a capital campaign and explore what financial goals might be feasible within a capital campaign. ... more >
Sep 20 - Become a Detective for Good
(Sept. 20, 2017) Sarah Richards, a Young Professional member, talks about her “detective work” for her cause as a prospect researcher and finding the clues for engaged donors and inspired gifts. ... more >
Sep 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 20, 2017): Getting the Second Gift, Instagram Tips, Killing Independent George & More!
(Sept. 20, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Sep 13 - International Survey Reveals Trends, Preferences and Habits behind Philanthropic Giving Worldwide
(Sept. 12, 2017) Donors around the world overwhelmingly prefer to give online, according to the inaugural Global Trends in Giving Report. ... more >
Sep 12 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 13, 2017): Overcoming Donor Resistance, Thank-You Letters, Standing Out Using Social Media & More!
(Sept. 13, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Sep 8 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >