LACF: Training On Increasing Charitable Impact Nov. 1

LACF News:
 
The Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) announces nonprofit training event “Strategies for Increasing Your Charitable Impact” at 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, in Building 2, Room 230 at at UNM-LA.

The community is invited to join LACF for this joint event with Los Alamos National Bank, and hear from Trust Officer Dean Cross on ways to incorporate planned giving and legacy giving strategies into your organization’s fundraising efforts. Cross will lead an informative discussion on how individuals and organizations can increase their charitable impact by utilizing these techniques.
 
This seminar is open to individuals and nonprofit organizations. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to info@loslamoscf.org.

Funding Opportunity

The Rotary Club of Los Alamos is looking to fund, up to $500 each, service projects in Los Alamos and around northern New Mexico. Applications were accepted through Oct. 20.

All projects will be considered, but particular attention will be given to projects that fall into one of Rotary’s 6 areas of focus:
  1. Maternal & child health
  2. Basic education & literacy
  3. Economic & community development
  4. Peace & conflict resolution/prevention
  5. Disease prevention & treatment
  6. Water & sanitation
     
Besides funding, organizations will also be able to specify whether there are opportunities for members of the Rotary Club to volunteer their time to assist with the project or initiative.
 
Promotion Opportunity
 
Plan on doing a Giving Tuesday campaign for your organization? If so, use the #GivingTuesdayNM hashtag in your promotions to link up with a coordinated state-wide effort to increase giving.

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE) coordinates and brands this local initiative to help organizations get additional exposure to their campaigns. If you would like more information on Giving Tuesday campaigns, CNPE’s toolkit can help you get started. You can also visit the #GivingTuesdayNM pages on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about how to get involved and see what other organizations are doing.
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