UWNNM Summer Grant Cycle Opens; LACF News

LACF News:
The United Way of Northern New Mexico’s grant cycle is now open for 2019 Interim Summer Grant Applications. Due date is May 3.
UWNNM is providing an interim summer grant funding cycle to allow for important summer programs and unanticipated emergency needs. All monies awarded during the Interim Summer Grant cycle must be spent by Sept. 9.
For more information, visit https://www.unitedwaynnm.org/apply-funding or contact Executive Director Mary Beth Maassen at marybeth@unitedwaynnm.org or 505.662.0800.
NM Counts 2020 Deadline Extended to May 13
NM Counts 2020 announces a grant cycle for Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count (HTC) Immigrant Communities for the 2020 Census. The goal of this grant opportunity is to increase the participation rates in HTC New Mexico immigrant communities by 5 percent. Grants range from $5,000 to $25,000. Deadline to submit requests for proposals has been extended to 5 p.m., May 13, with work beginning June 28 and ending by April 17, 2020. Click on the link for a full RFP description.
The Los Alamos Community Foundation is proud to be a sponsoring member of the 2020 Funder Collaborative.
Learning Opportunities
Grantwriting workshop:
“Getting Your Ducks in a Row to Apply for Grants”
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, May 3, 2019
Pig and Fig Café (11 Sherwood Blvd, White Rock, NM)
Buffet lunch Included
Cost: $100
The Los Alamos Community Foundation will provide a 2/3rds subsidy for the first eight participants who register. The event is limited to 25 participants. (Note: the subsidized tickets are now SOLD OUT. Full price tickets are still available.)
Workshop Leader: Ellen Morris Bond, M.S.
For workshop details, and to register, click here.
2019 Annual Conference for Nonprofits
LACF will hold its 4th annual nonprofit conference 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 10. This year’s topic is on Board Development. Learn key board responsibilities, expectations, and best practices, with a focus on financial oversight. The event is free to attend.
The Los Alamos Community Foundation will provide attendees with their own copy of the New Mexico Nonprofit Principles & Practices Guide and companion workbook ($50 value). One per organization.
A networking lunch was just attended to the agenda. Click here for details.
LACF’s 2019 Annual Conference for Nonprofits is made possible with generous support from Con Alma Health Foundation and UNM-Los Alamos
New Mexico Planned Giving Roundtable
The New Mexico Planned Giving Roundtable is a group of social sector professionals that meet regularly to discuss best practices in planned giving and learn from one another. The April meeting is in Los Alamos, and the community is cordially invited to attend.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Venue: Pajarito Environmental Education Center
Topic: Gift acceptance policies and letters of intent
There is no charge to attend. Register here, through the Santa Fe Community Foundation, so the group can have an accurate count: https://www.santafecf.org/2012—what-we-do/2019-registration—nmpgrt

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