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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

January 19, 2017: Living a Life of Gratefulness.  AFP Monthly Luncheon Meeting

February 16, 2017: Funders Forum 

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Dec 22 - Regional Director of Development - Texas
Regional Director of Development - Texas The UNM Foundation seeks a self-motivated, enthusiastic, and highly creative individual to fill the position of Regional Director of Development, Texas Area. The Regional Director of Development raises funds from a portfolio of assigned major donors and prospects and continually identifies and qualifies new prospects for the UNM Foundation from within a specified geographic region. The position is focused on external contact and in-person cultivation. She/he works as part of a Development team headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico while also working in partnership with the other regional development offices. As part of a national major gift strategy group, the Regional Director will work regionally; traveling regionally and nationwide, as needed. ... more >
Dec 16 - Grant Writer
Accion is a premier place to build on a fundraising career. An award-winning nonprofit leader in the globally-recognized, high-impact fields of community development and microfinance, Accion’s mission of equipping entrepreneurs for success propels increased economic opportunity across a five-state region (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas). We are looking for a Grant Writer who is an excellent writer and communicator, and a passionate champion of our mission to join our Advancement Team. Reporting to the Sr. Grant Writer, the Grant Writer will develop and implement strategies, tactics, and activities to identify and prepare grant proposals. ... more >
Dec 16 - Director of Development - Premium Seating
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 Development - Premium Seating. ... more >
Dec 7 - Membership Manager
WildEarth Guardians is looking to hire a Membership Manager to join its development team. Do you have a passion for the wildlife, wild rivers, and wild places of the American West? Do you have excellent writing skills, knowledge about current day conservation issues, experience managing a membership program, working knowledge of Blackbaud products, and love to interact with like-minded people? If you have all this and are also a project manager looking to help grow the most effective conservation organization in the American West, this job may just be for you! ... more >
Dec 6 - Specialist - Bike MS/Walk MS
The Specialist is responsible for fundraising activation, retention, cultivation and stewardship of participants, teams and top fundraisers for the purpose of meaningful engagement with the Society and to maximize revenue growth. This position is responsible for relationship building and revenue growth through active management of a participant portfolio of $360,000-$400,000 that includes top fundraisers, team captains, general participants, sponsors and volunteers. The Specialist acts as an ambassador for the National MS Society, always striving to engage participants and their donors with the mission. Strong relationship building skills, a positive, can-do attitude and a commitment to working as a team are essential for success in this role. In addition, this position is part of a Walk MS team who implements the fundraising, recruitment and cultivation strategies for Walk MS and will work closely with the logistics team assigned to the territory. ... more >
Jan 19 - AFP Canada Board of Directors 2017 Nominations
The Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to announce that a new AFP Canada Board governance structure will be implemented in 2017. Nominations to serve on the first Board of Directors are open until January 31, 2017. ... more >
Jan 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 16, 2017): Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy, More on the Overhead Myth, Storytelling More!
(Jan. 16, 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 >
Jan 12 - What’s Top of Mind for Fundraisers in 2017?
(Jan. 11, 2017) Instead of predicting what might happen in 2017 (and you can find a lot of those articles here), we asked a few AFP members what issues they are most concerned about—the trends or challenges that are keeping them up at night. ... more >
Jan 11 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 9, 2017): Communicating Effectively, Buy-A-Brick Fundraising, The Donor Journey, More!
(Jan. 9, 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 >
Jan 4 - Russell Raker, Father of the ACFRE Program, Passes Away
Russell Raker, ACFRE, former AFP board member who led the development and implementation of the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Credential (ACFRE) program, passed away on Dec. 21 at the age of 75. ... more >