LACF 2018 Year in Review

Funds: Total number of endowed funds increased from two to five Total types of funds increased from two (internal and agency) to four (donor designated and field of interest); and the first donor advised fund is on the near horizon Donor portals were added for fund holders through new Foundant database, providing access to fund ...
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February 21, 2019 – Creating an 8-Step Strategic Communication Plan for Nonprofits

Creating an 8-Step Strategic Communication Plan for Nonprofits Thursday, February 21, 20195:00 – 6:00pmLecture Hall (room 230), Building 2, UNM-LALight refreshments will be served Register: https://alamos.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list/ticketCost: Free Do you ever wonder about the best way to use your marketing resources? When you use this simple method of strategic planning your communication plan will be a ...
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December 6, 2018 – New Mexico Principles and Practices Guide Information Session

New Mexico Principles and Practices Guide Information Session Thursday, December 6th 5:00 – 6:00pm UNM-LA, Building 6, Room 631 Register: https://alamos.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/list/ticket Cost: Free Join us to learn more about the New Mexico Nonprofit Principles & Practices Guide that was developed by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE). The Guide, and corresponding Companion Workbook, were created ...
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November 1, 2018 – Strategies for Increasing Your Charitable Impact

“Strategies for Increasing Your Charitable Impact” Thursday, November 1st 5:30 – 7:00pm UNM-LA, Building 2, Room 230 Join us for a 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. Dean will lead an informative ...
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August 16, 2018 – Social Entrepreneurship

Breaking Away from Conventional Charity: Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Impact Jeff Snell, CEO, International Folk Art Alliance Thursday, August 16th, 5:00 – 6:00pm UNM-LA, Wallace Hall, Building 5, Room 505 Often defined as the blurring of the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, the concept of social entrepreneurship helps nonprofits think differently about their revenue streams, and ...
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June 7, 2018 – Fundraising Strategies

Successful Fundraising —A skill you can learn Emily McGay, Manager of McGay Consulting, LLC Thursday, June 7, 6-7pm UNM-LA, Bldg 6, Room 631, Lecture Hall Emily is the Manager of McGay Consulting, LLC, a small local consulting firm that works with non-profit organizations on their operations, strategic planning, and board development. Emily also conducts studies ...
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2018 Annual Conference for Nonprofits

Annual Conference for Nonprofits Sharing our Vision: Getting the Community Involved April 20, 2018 Location:  UNM-LA, Building 2, Room 230     Agenda 8:30 – 9:00am                    Light breakfast and Sign-in 9:00 – 10:00am                 Session I: Why Branding Matters to Nonprofits, Jim Glover and Marianne Tenenbaum, The Idea Group of Santa ...
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Los Alamos Community Foundation Hires First Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Los Alamos Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Rachel Kizielewicz has joined the Foundation as its first Executive Director. Rachel has more than fifteen years of experience in fundraising and philanthropy in the nonprofit sector. She served as the Director of Constituent Relations with the University of Pittsburgh ...
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February 8, 2018 – Internal Controls for Nonprofits

Internal Controls for Nonprofits: Viable solutions that are easy to apply. Chris Daniels, Finance Director, Los Alamos Family YMCA Thursday, February 8, 5-6pm UNM-LA, Bldg 2, Lecture Hall Embezzlement and fraud within the nonprofit sector is probably more common and also more preventable than you would think.  The damage and effect of fraud can be ...
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