Events & News – February 2019

Events are at 901 Rio Grande Blvd NW Suite D-220A unless otherwise noted.

Mark Your Calendars!

February 6, 12:00p-1:00p Brown Bag Luncheon: United Way Impact Grant Application
Are you working on a United Way of Central New Mexico proposal (due 2/21/19)?  Bring your lunch and join us for this informative session! We will offer up our advice, tips, and tricks for the Impact Program grants (formerly known as Community Fund Program grants). We will also tour the online application and The Grants Collective template document for preparing your submission. To apply to United Way, agencies must be previous applicants, and been approved for Financial Standards Review.

This event is free for Cooperative Network members. Register here today: bit.ly/FebBBUW.  Members can contact Robert for the discount code at robert@thegrantscollective.org.

February 8, 11:00a-1:00p, Curbside Consulting
We offer two opportunities each month for Network members to receive hands-on advice about their grant projects. Network members can come to our office for a free, 30-minute consultation and we’ll match you with expert advice to talk about your project. Join us for either or both!  Members can sign up here: bit.ly/CurbConSignUp

February 20, 11:00a-11:45a Tour of Online Platform
A free webinar tour of our Online Platform for those who are thinking about joining or members who want to get the most out of their subscription.  Register here: bit.ly/Feb20Web

February 26, 11:00a-1:00p, Curbside Consulting
We offer two opportunities each month for Network members to receive hands-on advice about their grant projects. Network members can come to our office for a free, 30-minute consultation and we’ll match you with expert advice to talk about your project. Join us for either or both!  Members can sign up here: bit.ly/CurbConSignUp

April 4 & 5, 2019: Boosting the Economic Impact of Nonprofit Businesses in Valencia County
SAVE THE DATE for a two-day summit that explores topics related to nonprofit business effectiveness, and an online community of local stakeholders.  Look out for more details coming soon! 


ICYMI

ICYMI: This January, we welcomed Cathy Frey of New Mexico Association of Grantmakers and Nancy Hood of Apex Evaluation in unveiling the Nonprofit Landscape Study at Center for Nonprofit Excellence!
Download the full report here:
bit.ly/npls2019


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  • Access upcoming grant opportunities from our online calendar and research non-deadline driven opportunities. These are all screened for New Mexico eligibility, eliminating the work on your end.
  • Access grant seeking resources that are all in one convenient site – federal budget forms, data research tools, best practice articles, and more.
  • Connect and collaborate with other grant professionals in our community and share resources and knowledge. You can directly message other members or tag them on grant opportunities that you’d like to discuss. Ask questions about your grant proposals or processes and receive feedback from a larger grant seeking community!

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For more info, or an in-person demonstration, contact Robert Nelson at robert@thegrantscollective.org and we look forward to seeing you at the next Cooperative Network event! 


The Grants Collective is a local 501c3 nonprofit located in Albuquerque, NM.  We offer three primary ways to participate:

Cooperative Network: A subscription-based network of nonprofit professionals interested in developing skills, insight, and resources for high-performance grant seeking.

Talent Academy: A 4-month professional fellowship to develop skills for securing major grants.

Grow New Mexico: Technical assistance to help New Mexican communities and organizations put together grant/loan packages for infrastructure and other special projects. Grow New Mexico is an independent, fiscally sponsored project.

Find out more at www.thegrantscollective.org

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