New Mexico Grants and Foundations

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Denise Elizabeth
Denise Elizabeth
Senior Financial Editor & Writer

Date Published: February 23, 2021

ADC Foundation - Santa Teresa

The ADC Foundation makes direct grants to two strategic focus areas: mathematics and science education, and nonprofit access to technology. Although the Foundation will continue to match ADC employee gifts to a wide spectrum of types of nonprofits and causes, the foundation will consider grant requests only in the following two areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education, Access to Technology.

Albert I. Pierce Foundation

The mission of the Albert I. Pierce Foundation is to memorialize its benefactor through grants which enrich the cultural life, education, and environment primarily of the citizens of New Mexico.

Albertsons Community Investment - ID, MT, NV, CA, OR, UT, WA, WY, AZ, CO, F...

Albertsons Community Investment gives grants to nonprofit and school programs that meet the following focus areas: Hunger Relief, Health, Nutrition & Healthy Lifestyles. Geographical focus areas: Idaho, Montana, Southern Nevada, Southern California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico or Texas.

Albuquerque Community Foundation

The Albuquerque Community Foundation is a nonprofit, publicly–supported philanthropic institution that manages a pool of charitable funds used to benefit the greater Albuquerque community in grants to nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and scholarships. The Albuquerque Community Foundation ONLY gives grants in the Albuquerque, New Mexico metropolitan area.

Bank of the West - AZ, CA, CO, ID, KS, MN, MO, NV, NM, ND, OK, OR, SD, UT,...

The mission of the Bank’s Charitable Contributions Program is to help meet the needs of the communities we serve by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving quality of life, particularly for low– and moderate–income individuals and communities. The Bank will consider requests for contributions from nonprofit organizations that qualify under the following charitable giving categories: Community and Economic Development, Edu…

BOKF Foundation - AR, AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX

Making a community stronger begins with clearly understanding its needs. That’s why we have developed meaningful relationships with more than 800 nonprofit partners in the eight states we serve. The Foundation makes contributions to programs that enhance quality of life and economic well being in the communities where BOK Financial operates and where our employees work and live in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Similar t…

Con Alma Health Foundation

Con Alma Health Foundation awards grants to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations serving the residents of the state of New Mexico. Con Alma Health Foundation focuses broadly in the areas of health and human services with special emphasis on culturally diverse, rural and tribal communities. Priority consideration is given to proposals that demonstrate strong collaborative relationships, have multiple funding sources and a plan for sustainability and…

Dakota Foundation

In general, the PRI–making activities of the Dakota Foundation are limited to non–profit groups in North Dakota and New Mexico whose programs empower people and increase their control over their own economic destinies.

Daniels Fund

The Daniels Fund Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, as well as programs with a national impact (national grants are by invitation only). The program areas eligible for grants through the Daniels Fund are: Aging; Alcoholism & Substance Abuse; Amateur Sports; Disabilities; Education; Early Childhood Education (K–12 Education Reform, Ethics and Integrity); Homeless & Disadvantaged; Youth Devel…

Domanica Foundation

The Domanica Foundation is a private family foundation created in 1994. Most recipients are in New Mexico. Since mid–2008 our funding priorities have been grants to organizations providing direct social services targeting hunger, homelessness, healthcare for the under– or uninsured, and for scholarships. There is no specific application or awards schedule. Not–for–profit organizations are invited to submit brief proposal summaries a…

Donald C. and Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation - CA, NM, OK, OR, HI

The Donald C. and Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation was established in January 1995 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation to provide financial assistance to charitable organizations supporting, primarily, programs in education, medicine and Western heritage. Dickinson Foundation grants will normally fund scholarships, research, capital projects and Board–defined programs sponsored by established institutions with 501 (c)(3) status. Grants will no…

Dorothy F. Thorne Foundation - New England, NY, SC, NM, WA

The Dorothy F. Thorne Foundation was founded in 1997 to support the work of non–profits in the communities where family members live and work. The Foundation is currently active in: New England, New York, South Carolina, Northern New Mexico, Washington State. We value non–profit enterprises that are effective, dedicated and supported by individuals living in the area. Models that are responsive to emerging needs and opportunities are especially…

Foundation for the Protection of Animals - CO, AZ, NM

The mission of the Foundation for the Protection of Animals is to promote responsible human interaction with animals for their protection and welfare. The Foundation strongly believes that encouraging proactive, responsible pet ownership is the key to ending the suffering of homeless animals. Currently the Foundation is working to further its mission through the funding of spay/neuter programs and participation in animal rescue operations during national o…

Frederick H. Leonhardt Foundation

The Frederick H. Leonhardt Foundation (FHL Foundation) is a theory–based, high engagement philanthropic organization dedicated to providing collaborative support in the areas of Attachment Education, Services, and Research, all with a focus on eliminating those barriers that impede adults, children, and animals in their attempts to form safe, secure, and nurturing attachments. The majority of our grants go to organizations within the state of New Mex…

Frost Foundation

The Frost Foundation was created on March 19, 1959 to be operated exclusively for educational, charitable and religious purposes. The Foundation encourages creativity which recognizes emerging needs, and to assist innovation which addresses current urgent problems. The Foundation is prepared to review applications of human service needs, environmental and education programs in New Mexico and Louisiana from organizations which have an IRS 501(c)(3) determin…

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non–profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant ini…

Intel Community Grants - AZ, CA, CO, MA, NM, OR, UT, WA

The Intel Community Grants program is focused on programs that advance education and improve communities worldwide. By providing funding for national and localized grants, the foundation helps fuel innovation in classrooms, empower women and underserved youth, and enables Intel employees to serve the needs of their communities. The goals of the Intel Community Grants are to increase interest in math and science education, and to help develop a future workf…

Intel Foundation - AZ, CA, CO, MA, NM, OR, UT, WA

The Intel Foundation is a philanthropic organization focused on programs that advance education and improve communities worldwide. By providing funding for national and localized grants, the foundation helps fuel innovation in classrooms, empower women and underserved youth, and enables Intel employees to serve the needs of their communities. The goals of the Intel Foundation are to increase interest in math and science education, and to help develop a fut…

J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation

The purposes of the Foundation are to aid Christian religious organizations, charitable organizations, institutions of higher learning, hospitals and other organizations of a general charitable nature. The Foundation has a geographical area of giving which includes only the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

J. F Maddox Foundation: New Mexico

The mission of the J. F Maddox Foundation is to significantly improve the quality of life in southeastern New Mexico by investing in education, community development, and other social programs. The Foundation particularly supports initiatives driven by innovative leadership, designed for substantial impact, and committed to lasting value.

Kerr Foundation

The Kerr Foundation supports 501(c)3 organizations, programs and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunity to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. We believe that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development and community service. While preference is given to Oklahoma organizations and institutions, we recognize that such located outside the state and region can also have a beneficial imp…

Lannan Foundation - New Mexico & National

The Lannan Foundation is a family foundation dedicated to cultural freedom, diversity and creativity through projects which support exceptional contemporary artists and writers, as well as inspired Native activists in rural indigenous communities. The Foundation supports this mission by making grants to nonprofit organizations in the areas of contemporary visual art, literature, indigenous communities, and cultural freedom.

Limited Brands Foundation

Since its inception, the Limited Brands Foundation has invested nearly $100 million in our home office communities. The foundation is committed to supporting community programs that focus on empowering women, nurturing and mentoring children and improving education. Also embedded in our focus is a commitment to inclusion. Going hand in hand with our efforts to help improve education is our commitment to enriching the cultural arts.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation

The Small Grant program is designed to provide timely support to nonprofit educational institutions, 501(c)(3) organizations, government agencies, and Pueblo/Tribal communities in Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, and Taos counties. Small grants are competitive, and the Foundation will provide awards up to $1,500 in the areas of community outreach and STEM education.

Lydia B. Stokes Foundation - NM, NH, MA, FL

The Lydia B. Stokes Foundation is committed to the Quaker philosophy of peace, justice and treating all creatures with respect. The Foundation supports building sustainable communities by focusing on social and economic justice, peace initiatives, the environment, women’s issues and local food and energy security. Grant making emphasis is in New Mexico, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Florida, but is not limited exclusively to those areas. Grants are…

Maki Foundation - Environment - NM, CO, UT, ID, WY, MT

The Maki Foundation, established in 1981, makes grants for environmental protection in the western United States. In particular, the foundation is concerned with protection and preservation of the Rocky Mountain West’s remaining wild lands, rivers, and wilderness, as well as the wildlife that depends on these lands. The Maki Foundation’s geographic area of interest includes New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana.

Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, and cultural and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking that seeks to foster positive social change.

New Mexico Children's Foundation

The New Mexico Children’s Foundation is a grant–making body with the mission of supporting programs and projects that serve the physical, mental, educational and social needs of children and their families. We provide donors with the opportunity to support the total needs of children. The Foundation strives to provide services all over the state of New Mexico giving its attention to the current and changing needs of children.

New Mexico Community Foundation

Since 1983, people from all walks of life have come together through the New Mexico Community Foundation to serve and invest in New Mexico’s communities and their most important assetpeople. Areas of funding interest include Youth & Families, Arts, Education, Conservation, Community Development.

New Mexico Technology & Communications Grant

Offers four service grants each year to New Mexico–based nonprofits and associations with less than 20 staff members.

Northeastern Regional Community Foundation

The mission of the Northeastern Regional Community Foundation is to support and benefit programs that improve the quality of life for residents in the Northeastern area of New Mexico consisting of Colfax, Guadalupe, Harding, Mora, San Miguel, Union, and Quay counties. Field–of–Interest includes education, health, human services, cultural affairs, children and youth, historic preservation, and environmental conservation.

Paso del Norte Health Foundation

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF) is one of the largest private foundations on the U.S. – Mexico border. It was established in 1995 from the sale of Providence Memorial Hospital to Tenet Healthcare Corporation for $130 million. The goal of PdNHF is to carry on the work begun by Providence, and to improve the health and promote the wellness of the people living in West Texas, Southern New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico through edu…

Permian Basin Area Foundation

Permian Basin Area Foundation is a community foundation serving a broad range of needs of the communities and individuals in West Texas and Southeast New Mexico. The Foundation makes grants to qualified nonprofit organizations serving the Permian Basin region through which a broad range of philanthropic purposes are furthered and supported in the areas of education, arts and culture, health, social services, community development, and civic affairs. In add…

PNM Resources Foundation

The PNM Resources Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life in the communities served by the subsidiaries of PNM Resources. The Foundation seeks opportunities for engaged philanthropy through a focus on education, environmental awareness and education, economic vitality and employee engagement.

Quail Roost Foundation - New Mexico, National & International focus

The Quail Roost Foundation makes national and international grants in the interest of: All Creatures, Education, Emergency & Contingency Relief, Health, Home Community, Justice, and Sustainability. While we do not accept unsolicited grant applications, we do welcome introductions and information on organizations with goals similar to our own.

Qwest Foundation

The Qwest Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of customers and the communities we serve. The Foundation awards grants that generate high impact and measurable results through community–based programs, including K–12 education and economic development. We encourage you to learn more about the Foundation and request funding for your program. The primary geographic area of interest for Qwest is our 14–state region, including Minne…

Rio Rancho Community Foundation

The mission of the Rio Rancho Community Foundation is to promote charitable activities and excellence in community affairs within the City of Rio Rancho and the surrounding communities in Sandoval County and Albuquerque’s Westside.

Santa Fe Community Foundation

The Santa Fe Community Foundation’s goal is to be active in community problem–solving. Funding will focus on organizations that practice inclusiveness, anti–discrimination, environmental justice, and that support a multi–cultural diversity of populations in the Foundation’s geographic funding area. Fields of Interest: Health and Human Services, Environment, Education, Civic Affairs, Arts.

Sheila Fortune Foundation

The Sheila Fortune Foundation (SFF) is a non–profit organization dedicated to helping at–risk youths gain access to, and expression through, the performing arts. Our mission is to further the interests of abused and at–risk youths by providing them exposure to educational activities in the arts. Our goal is to provide and encourage these youths to explore their opportunities. The SFF offices are located in Boulder, Colorado. We are mainly…

Skylark Foundation - NM, Los Angeles, North Carolina

The Skylark Foundation is committed to encouraging innovation, striving for social justice, and supporting diversity. We award grants to organizations or projects that translate these values into strategically designed and executed activities. The Skylark Foundation focuses primarily on organizations located in Los Angeles, North Carolina, and Northern New Mexico. We normally support 10 to 15 organizations each year with grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,0…

Stocker Foundation

The Stocker Foundation is restricted by geography, eligible communities include: Lorain and Cuyahoga counties, Ohio; Pima County, Arizona; Bernalillo and Las Cruces counties, New Mexico, Oakland and San Francisco counties, California; and King County, Washington. The Foundation mission statement: Our mission statement: “Improving the lives of children, youth, and families – strengthening communities where trustees reside.” We seek creative ideas and…

Taos Community Foundation

The Taos Community Foundation, which is the works to support and strengthen nonprofits in Taos and western Colfax Counties, New Mexico. Areas of funding interest: Creativity and Culture, Healthy Youth and Families, Community, Sustainable Environment.

Wilburforce Foundation

The Wilburforce Foundation is dedicated to protecting nature’s richness and diversity through funding programs that help preserve our remaining wild places. The Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that have programs operating in Alaska, the Yellowstone to Yukon region, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arizona or New Mexico.

Xcel Energy Foundation - CO, MN, MI, NM, ND, SD, TX, WI

The Xcel Energy Foundation invests in local communities throughout our service territory through focus area grants supporting education, the environment, economic sustainability and arts and culture. Applying to the Xcel Energy Foundation is a two–step process. Interested 501(c)(3) organizations may submit an online Letter of Intent (LOI) by the deadline for the appropriate focus area.