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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

August 17, 2017: The Science of the Art of Assessing Gift Capacity

Nominations for the 2017 National Philanthropy Day Awards are now open! Click here for information.

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Aug 16 - Development Associate
The Development Associate (DA) is responsible for meeting revenue goals to support the mission of BBBS-CNM, primarily but not limited to fundraising events and individual giving. This includes soliciting and securing: sponsorships; lead and matching gifts; teams and participants; and more. Event planning duties include arranging facility and logistics, food, support services, in-kind donations, volunteer/child recruitment, and meeting fundraising and ROI goals on each fundraising event, and other agency events as needed. ... more >
Aug 8 - Director of Development, UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
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 Comprehensive Cancer Center. ... more >
Aug 7 - Development Director
Development Director ... more >
Aug 4 - Major Gifts Manager (Albuquerque)
In partnership with the Executive Director, Albuquerque Managing Director, and NDI-NM Development and Marketing teams, this position is responsible for carrying out the organization’s annual development plan, annual strategic objectives, and long-range goals. The primary focus of this position is to build the capacity of the Albuquerque program through all aspects of fund development, including individuals, corporate, governmental, and institutional giving. ... more >
Jul 26 - Director of Development
Presbyterian Ear Institute (PEI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to help deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals hear and speak and integrate into mainstream society through the use of the advanced technology of hearing aids and cochlear implants. While it shares the name, PEI is not affiliated with Presbyterian Healthcare Services. The Director of Development is responsible for the planning, coordinating and implementation of all fundraising activities for Presbyterian Ear Institute, including major giving, annual giving, planned giving, grants, direct mail, special events and special projects. The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Board of Directors and other volunteers. ... more >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 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 >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >
Aug 15 - The Top Five Reasons You Need to Attend Congress
AFP Congress is an annual high-impact learning and networking experience in the heart of downtown Toronto. Need a reason to attend? Here are FIVE! ... more >