10/4 First Friday Capacity Builders Breakfast 8:30a-10a
Capacity building organizations are invited to bring their breakfast and join us at The Grants Collective to discuss their work, get to know each other or reconnect, and stay up to date on each others’ efforts. We plan to host this the first Friday of each month to provide an ongoing opportunity to connect. We hope you are able to join us!

10/11 11a-11:30a Curbside Consulting Online
Cooperative Network members can now join an online chat to ask questions about their grant proposals, prospecting, and anything grants related. To join the chat, just log-in to the platform at 11a on 10/11. 

Census Training October 8th

Join us for a very special event as we host the U.S. Census Bureau!  This event will be held at the Orpheum Community Hub at 500 2nd Street SW from 9a-3p. Tickets are available at our Eventbrite page. Participants can attend either morning or afternoon session, or both. There will be a special luncheon from 11:30a-12:30p to talk about the importance of a Complete Census Count for New Mexico.  

10/8 9a-11a Census Training: Data On a Deadline — Accessing Quick Data Reports and Interactive Maps
Looking for statistics at your fingertips? Learn how to use a variety of data access tools available online at that can quickly provide a snapshot of your community. During this training, you will learn about U.S. Census Bureau programs and products through live exercises and instruction using tools such as QuickFacts, American FactFinder, and more.

10/8 11:30a-12:30p Census Panel: Engaging for a Complete Census Count
Join our panel of experts as we talk about the statewide efforts to ensure a complete Census count for 2020. Attendees will learn about state and federal efforts.  We’ll discuss anticipated complete count challenges and promising strategies and solutions. Lunch provided if registered by October 2nd.  

10/8 1p-3p Census Training: Your Neighborhoods by The Number Census Training
This workshop is designed for data users seeking to capture the key demographic, social, economic and housing indicators that define their Community and Neighborhoods. Specific topics include; accessing data for small area geographies, data variables used in community analysis and using American FactFinder to navigate Census products. Attendees will go online to obtain age, income, poverty, race, ethnicity, and other measures to create community profiles, tables, and maps.

Featured Funding Opportunities

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Albuquerque Involved serves those who want to connect with their community but who struggle to find the time or place to start. It makes it easy for busy individuals and families to get involved in giving and service to nonprofits in the greater Albuquerque community. Nonprofit organizations may apply for any need which is likely to appeal to Albuquerque Involved’s membership.  Read more…

Southwest Capital Bank’s community giving program focuses on supporting organizations that directly affect the diverse communities it serves and positively impacts low-and-moderate income populations through initiatives focused on alleviating symptoms of poverty in central and northern New Mexico.​  Read more…

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