Nonprofit Resources


BoardSource: Provides live and virtual trainings, membership programs, and a library of governance resources and publications in support of effective nonprofit boards and development.

Bureau of Business and Economic Research: New Mexico information for counties and the state using U.S. Census data. (University of New Mexico)

Center for Nonprofit Excellence:  The Center for Nonprofit Excellence strengthens the capabilities of New Mexico’s nonprofits through capacity building trainings; online resources on nonprofit topics from A to V; two searchable directories: NM Nonprofits and NM Grantmakers; and by connecting individuals to the causes they care about through NM Volunteer Connection and NM Nonprofit Jobs.

Current demographic trends in New Mexico: Population trends, minority population growth, income, poverty, education, and health. (Western Rural Development Center)

Data-Scribe: Technology & Communications Assistance for Nonprofits – Professionals help build websites and content, maintain websites, strategize marketing and online presence and optimize search engine presence.

Education Data: Data visualizations and New Mexico-specific maps focused on education needs and gaps. (Center for Education Policy Research)

E-Learning Series – Acquiring public grants, identifying and developing donors, managing public grants, sustainability, and links. (

Guidestar – gathers and disseminates information on all nonprofit organization. This is a source used by nonprofits to present information about their organization and is also used by donors and funders to check a nonprofits financials and credibility.

Kids Count Data Online: Income and poverty, parental employment, education, language, disability, neighborhood characteristics, age and sex, race, Hispanic origin status, and living arrangements. (Annie E. Casey Foundation)

Logic Models: Good site for templates and instructions.

National Nonprofits: A national job board specifically for nonprofit jobs.

New Mexico Demographic of Young, Low-Income Children: Children living in poverty, parental education, parental employment, child’s race, child’s age, and more. (National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University) is a community platform with various information and resources for nonprofit professionals, state and local leaders, and community members to use in their work while also providing an open forum for anyone to post information and resources. It also includes information on assistance programs for low-to-moderate income individuals in New Mexico.

State and County QuickFacts: Population, housing, business, and geography. (U.S. Census)

State Health Facts: Demographics, economy, and health categories in a slightly different slant for statewide demographic statistics than the sites mentioned above. (Kaiser Family Foundation)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy – is an online news source featuring philanthropy and nonprofit organizations through web based articles. Includes How to Articles, latest news, and data on philanthropy and giving in your state.

The Foundation Center – provides useful trainings and resources tools for nonprofits of all sizes, from large, well established non-profits to small, start-up organizations.