Mission/Giving Statement: The mission of UWCNM is to promote a culture of philanthropy and convene stakeholders to achieve measurable community improvements. UWCNM's purpose is to make it easier for neighbors to give to help those most vulnerable.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Strengthening Families; Building Independence; Supporting Education; Assisting People with Disabilities; Sheltering Neighbors; Serving Our Seniors; Preventing Family Violence; Eliminating Hunger; Promoting Healthy Lives
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Strengthening Families: Family and child advocacy; legal assistance
Building Independence: Emergency services; literacy and learning programs
Supporting Education: Specialty schools and preschools; out-of-school time education support
Assisting People with Disabilities: Services to children and adults with disabilities
Sheltering Neighbors: Shelter for children and families; homelessness services and housing
Serving Our Seniors: Senior services, including legal assistance
Preventing Family Violence: Empowering victimes of violence and domestic violence shelters
Eliminating Hunger: Food assistance for individuals and families
Promoting Healthy Lives: Cancer support services; access to healthcare; therapy for children and families; mental health care
Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: Request for funding may come from health and human services organizations in the central New Mexico area. Federations may not apply.
Application Instructions: Grant application instructions online.