The Nonprofit Racial Leadership

Gap in New Mexico:

A Race to Lead Brief

This report offers findings from the subset of 2019 survey respondents who work in New Mexico, as well as insights from focus groups held in Albuquerque, NM in December 2019. It builds upon the findings of the main report and explores a range of perspectives shared by New Mexico nonprofit staff on how to advance race equity in nonprofit organizations and the sector at large.

Key Findings

Featured Data

People of color in New Mexico—and nationally—

were more likely than white peers to say they often or always lacked relationships with funding sources

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Biu, Ofronama (2020). The Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap in New Mexico: A Race to Lead Brief.