Homes for the Holidays

Homes for the Holidays

Dear Friends, Did you know that kids from families who own their own home are more likely to graduate from high school? And less likely to become pregnant as teens? Homeownership is a powerful stabilizing factor for families, for neighborhoods, for entire communities. Home ownership not only gives a sense of pride in accomplishment, but a viable path to a stable and successful financial future...

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The Spirit of Giving

The Spirit of Giving

This week Prosperity Works will join two key partners – the Rio Grande Credit Union and the Partnership for Community Action – to celebrate another stride in ensuring New Mexicans have access to the assets that will enable them to thrive; the “Prosperity Kids” initiative will celebrate its 100th “Prosperity Kid” to open a savings account this Thursday, October 30 at 2pm at the Rio...

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Banking on N.M. Symposium

Banking on N.M. Symposium

Prosperity Works is proud to participate in the Banking on New Mexico Symposium this year in Santa Fe. A public bank is a financial institution owned by a government entity, such as a city or a state. It holds public money (i.e. taxes), not deposits from individuals. The mission of the publicly-owned bank is to serve the public interest. Profits are returned to the public (not shareholders)....

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Fathers Building Futures

Fathers Building Futures

Please join our friends and partners PB&J Family Services for Fathers Building Futures, an economic development initiative for fathers demonstrating professional promise. FBF provides affordable, meaningful and useful services to the community by training fathers in Auto Detailing, Mobile Power Washing and Custom Woodworking. Visit their site Fathers Building Futures for more information,...

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Give Grande By The Numbers

Give Grande By The Numbers

Give Grande was a huge success – with $873,000 raised (including matching funds) for New Mexico nonprofits. Prosperity Works is grateful to have received $10,400 from 117 donors during that one day in May. We were the top nonprofit in the Leadership and Equality category! Thanks again for taking part in it – click here to see an infographic of the Give Grande results, or click here...

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Giving through Shopping?

Giving through Shopping?

Amazon’s “Smile” program is a new way to support your favorite charitable organization. 0.5% of every purchase goes to fund Prosperity Works, and all you need to do is register with Amazon. Click here to register Prosperity Works as your favorite charity! For more information on the program, click...

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High-Cost Lending

High-Cost Lending

Professor Nathalie Martin, Board Member of Prosperity Works, testified recently before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Here is the link to both her video and written testimony to the Committee.

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Thanks for Giving Grande!

Thanks for Giving Grande!

GiveGrande has been a success for Prosperity Works. Not including matching funds, Prosperity Works raised $10,400 -thanks to 117 generous donors- during GiveGrande! THANK YOU for all for your gifts, and we’re excited to serve New Mexico for years to come. Click here to view to results. The event itself totaled 7,799 gifts and raised $853,001.94 for nonprofits in the state. We’re...

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GIVE GRANDE

For 24 hours, midnight-to-midnight on May 6th, every dollar you give to Prosperity Works will be matched. Please be generous and tell you friends that today is the day to #GiveGrande! GIVE NOW:   Thanks to our corporate...

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An Opportunity to GiveGrande!

An Opportunity to GiveGrande!

CLICK HERE TO GIVE. Today (May 6), we are excited to join in GiveGrande, a one day chance to amplify your nonprofit donation to Prosperity Works! Matching funds will be offered from a national incentive pool of funds, plus New Mexico will also have its own, additional incentive prizes, too. The Community Foundation Coalition of New Mexico is hosting this 24-hour event, which will raise as...

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