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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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Sep 26 - Development Manager
Special events and grant writing ... more >
Sep 12 - Executive Director - El Paso, Texas
This highly visible role leads and directs volunteers and employees in the El Paso and Southern New Mexico chapter to ensure the American Red Cross goals and mission are achieved. Reporting to the Regional Executive, you will promote an inclusive, team-based culture centered on leading and empowering volunteers. As the face of the Red Cross, this role also cultivates and manages select donors. In addition to enhancing community presence through key media and community partner relationships, you will steward the local board of directors. The population served in the chapter will be at least 1M. ... more >
Sep 12 - Director of Development, UNM College of Nursing
Join a dynamic team of development professionals working to advance the mission of the University of New Mexico. The UNM Foundation seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of Development for the UNM College of Nursing. As the leader of Nursing Education in the State of New Mexico, UNM’s College of Nursing offers an unmatched depth and breadth of education, research, service and leadership within the field of Nursing. ... more >
Aug 31 - Development Manager
The Development Manager is a full-time position for the Development Department with growth potential. This position plays a key role in the organization, responsible for support and implementation of fundraising programs, special events, volunteer and donor relations, solicitations and public relations. ... more >
Sep 27 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 26, 2016): Year-End Fundraising
(Sept. 26, 2016) This week, we’re featuring 10 (actually 12!) articles we’ve collected from across the Internet about that exciting but often dreaded topic: the year-end campaign. ... more >
Sep 27 - Understanding How and Why Millennials Give
(Sept. 27, 2016) Ahead of his Sept. 29 webinar with Michelle Cline on Understanding How and Why Millennials Give, Derrick Feldmann talks with AFP about how Millennials view and valuge giving. Click here to read the interview and then click here to register! ... more >
Sep 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 19, 2016): Getting Your Welcome Email Right, Data-Driven Nonprofits, More!
(Sept. 19, 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 >
Sep 20 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >