Talent Academy Begins Last week, our most recent Talent Academy began. This marks the fourth cohort of the Academy in the last three years. We’re excited to work with the new group and we’ll be introducing each of them very soon!   REGISTER FOR ALL EVENTS BELOW!  9/6 First Friday Capacity Builders Breakfast 8:30a-10aCapacity building organizations are…

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Talent Academy Success!  7/24 11a-11:45a Tour of the Online Platform Having trouble finding the right grant for your mission? Check out our free online tour at 11a, to discover how the Cooperative Network can help you with your grant seeking. Register for the event and you’ll receive access to the webinar!    8/2 First Friday Capacity Builders Breakfast 8:30a-10aCapacity…

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REGISTER FOR ALL EVENTS BELOW!Events are at 901 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Suite D-220 unless otherwise noted.  6/30 Talent Academy Applications Due!  See below for more details and apply before the deadline! 7/8 11a-12p Reading Circle The Social Profit Handbook by David GrantThe Social Profit Handbook: The Essential Guide to Setting Goals, Assessing Outcomes and Achieving Success for Mission-Driven Organizations by David…

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Join The Grants Collective for a 3-day workshop where you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of grant seeking from New Mexico based grant professionals and trainers. You’ll receive hands-on guidance through project-based learning, interactive exercises, and a customized workbook to use and refer to as you work on future grant proposals. After registration, you will also receive…

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REGISTER FOR ALL EVENTS BELOW! Events are at 901 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Suite D-220 unless otherwise noted. 6/5 12a-2p Brown Bag Luncheon: Logic ModelsThis month will be about understanding and developing logic models. These visual summaries, often required in grant proposals, tie together the aims you are trying to achieve and how you propose to get there. The…

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It’s so hard to believe we hosted 3 cohorts of the Talent Academy in the last 3 years!  All told, 29 organizations have completed the program and have raised almost $9M, with over $7M of those awards coming from out-of-state funding. It’s an amazing testament to the tremendous work occurring in our communities.   The…

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April 2019 Member Spotlight We love to highlight members and community stakeholders in our Cooperative Network and showcase their great work across the community!  This month, we highlight network member, SINC, who, along with South Valley Economic Development Center, are programs of Rio Grande Community Development Corporation.  Today, we meet Courtney Rich.   South Valley Economic Development Center has been supporting health…

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March 2019 Member Spotlight Tired of working hard on grants and not getting funded?  We can help!  Spots are limited for our upcoming fall cohort, so submit your early-bird application today and save $600 on tuition, if accepted. The last day to submit an early bird application is May 31, 2019. To learn more, visit…

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Mark Your Calendars! February 6, 12:00p-1:00p Brown Bag Luncheon: United Way Impact Grant ApplicationAre 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…

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Blog Spotlight Life’s Important Questions, Like: What Happens When the Government Shuts Down? Recently, Grow New Mexico’s Terry Brunner posted on our blog about the government shutdown.  Here’s a quick excerpt: “A person stopped me on the street the other day and asked, “Terry, what’s the meaning of life?”  I told them, “I do not…

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