Taos Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations and community projects through grantmaking and technical assistance. The Foundation may also serve as a facilitator, fostering community discussions or collaboration efforts where they might be needed.

Our staff strives to support the nonprofit sector as a whole in our community. Our technical assistance efforts aim to strengthen the social capital of our community by building the capacity of nonprofits to effectively deliver services, learn from the outcomes of their efforts and report to the community.

TCF is proud to provide this list of non-profit development resources:

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Groundworks New Mexico is the preeminent nonprofit membership organization uniting New Mexico’s social sector through collaboration, strategic partnerships, and capacity building services.

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Share New Mexico

SHARE New Mexico manages New Mexico’s largest, most up-to-date and comprehensive resource directory. ShareNM was created to help organizations, non-profits and individuals working to improve the quality of life in New Mexico.

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Santa Fe Community Foundation

The Santa Fe Community Foundation Learning Hub is proud to offer educational opportunities in the rural communities we serve to help even the smallest nonprofits network and learn. Join us for upcoming events in San Miguel, Mora, Rio Arriba, and Taos.


New Mexico Nonprofit Principles and Practices Guide - First Edition

The New Mexico Nonprofit Principles & Practices Guide is a tool to help nonprofits understand the foundation of a healthy and sustainable nonprofit in New Mexico so they can achieve their mission.

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a magazine that covers the nonprofit world of philanthropy. Based in Washington, D.C., it is aimed at charity leaders, foundation executives, fundraisers, and other people involved in philanthropy.

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Nonprofit Quarterly

The Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ) envisions a world in which we live in an active democracy whose values are fully grounded in human rights, economic and social justice, racial equity, and thriving communities. Our mission is to advance conversations and practice in civil society—as manifested in nonprofits, social movements, and philanthropy.

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The Nonprofit Times

The NonProfit Times is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to nonprofit financial management that reaches more than 12,000 CFOs, executive directors, board members, and other top management at large charitable organizations.

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Council on Foundations

The Council on Foundations is a nonprofit membership association that serves as a guide for philanthropies as they advance the greater good. Building on a 75-year history, the Council supports over 900 member organizations in the United States and around the world to build trust in philanthropy, expand pathways to giving, engage broader perspectives, and co-create solutions that will lead to a better future for all.

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National Council of Nonprofits

The National Council of Nonprofits is the nation’s leading resource and advocate for America’s charitable nonprofits. Through it’s powerful network of state associations and 25,000+ members—the nation’s largest network of nonprofits— it serves as a central coordinator and mobilizer to help nonprofits achieve greater collective impact in local communities across the country.

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Candid (Formerly Guidestar)

GuideStar’s mission is to revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving. Guidestar is the world’s largest source of information about nonprofit organizations.

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Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator is a charity assessment organization that helps millions of people take action and support the causes they care about by connecting them to the best charities that align with their passions and values.

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ProPublica Nonprofit Explorer

Nonprofit Explorer, launched in 2013, is one of ProPublica’s most popular news applications, providing insight into nonprofit organizations.

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Center for Excellence in Nonprofits

Center for Excellence in Nonprofits (CEN) mission is to improve the long-term sustainability of nonprofit leaders and organizations by offering the highest quality programs, consultation, training and community-building networks.

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SCORE (Santa Fe & Northern NM)

SCORE Santa Fe & Northern NM and our volunteer business mentors are dedicated to providing the best possible service to help small business owners achieve their goals. Face-to-face or online, our mentors are able and willing to aid in the success of small businesses.

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BoardSource is the recognized leader in nonprofit board leadership research, leadership, and support. They provide nonprofit board resources to increase board effectiveness and strengthen organizational impact, and serve as the national voice for inspired and effective board leadership.

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GrantStation offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects as well as resources to mentor these organizations through the grant seeking process.

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Golden Apple Foundation of NM

The Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico has been identifying, recognizing, and rewarding exceptional teachers in New Mexico since 1994. Our mission is to catalyze teacher excellence through recognition, professional development, and community engagement.