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Charity Gala RFP Application

RFP application form for the 2017 Mayor and First Lady's Farewell Charity Gala.

Application Deadline

Submission deadline: 5 p.m. Sept. 30, 2016.

Required Attachments

Please make sure that the combined five required attachments are no more than 10 MB in size.

The five required attachment documents are:

  • Operating budget for current fiscal year
  • Financial statement for most recent fiscal year
  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status
  • Board of Directors listing and their professional or community affiliations
  • Detailed budget of how the funding will be utilized

If all of your attachment files exceed 10 MB, please contact us.

Qualifying Organizations

This RFP is limited to not-for-profit organizations that have not previously been a beneficiary of the Mayor & First Lady’s Charity Gala.

General Organization Information

Physical Address
Mailing Address
Are you a 501(C)(3) organization?  


Do you annually report to the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office?  


Primary Contact Information

Organization's Financial Information

Description of How Funding Request will be Utilized

The 2017 Mayor and First Lady’s Charity Gala will be focused on Economic Mobility and Opportunity for Albuquerque residents.

Specifically; we are seeking organizations that specialize in creating pathways for individuals who find themselves underemployed or unemployed in our city.  This can include a wide range of programs and systems that help people improve their employability, skill sets and other attributes that will lead to improved upward economic mobility for the individual and their families.

Additional Requirements

If selected as the beneficiary for the Mayor and First Lady's Charity Gala, the awardee agrees to:

Provide a six-month progress report to the Mayor’s Office.  


Provide a one-year progress report to the Mayor’s Office to include measures of success in the utilization of grant funding.  


Help sell tickets and provide volunteers to the Charity Gala and assist in soliciting donations for the Gala auction.  


Recruit and assist in the management of all volunteers for the activities the night of the Galas. The minimum anticipated number of volunteers is 50 persons.  


Make a reasonable and best effort to assist the Fundraising Committee and the Event Planner by providing and intiating potential contacts for soliciting sponsorships, table sales, and auction items for the Gala.  


Provide up to (2) members to participate in the Fundraising Committee as determined by the Fundraising Committee Chair.  


Please note: Selection as a grant recipient is dependent on answers to the above questions.

Please attach the following:

Electronic Signature

(Enter full name below.)

Thank you for your interest and for your dedication to our community.