NMAG Member NewsNew Mexico Funder and Grantmaker News

February 7, 2018 – 

Con Alma Health Foundation has released a new study Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in New Mexico: Understanding the Trend & Stemming the Tide that offers insight into the causes and issues behind this growing trend and how stakeholders, including the families affected, can best support this population.

IN Santa Fe in partnership with Jessica’s Love Foundation has released a new report, Pollinating Prosperity: A New Approach to Economic Development in Santa Fe, NM written in collaboration with economist Michael Shuman. For more information contact Nicholas Mang at .

Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation is now accepting grant applications based on two funding cycles in 2018 for Education Outreach Grants and Community Outreach Grants. Deadlines are February 15 and August 15.

Lannan Foundation: Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America by Duke University history scholar Nancy MacLean (Viking 2017) has won the 2017 Lannan Foundation Cultural Freedom Award for an Especially Notable Book. Lannan is hosting an event featuring Ms. MacLean with historian, Greg Grandin, on March 7, 2018Read more.

Los Alamos Community Foundation is sponsoring a Nonprofit Training on Thursday, February 8th, 5-6pm at UNM-LA on Internal Controls for Nonprofits.

NB3 Foundation releases their latest report on Native American children’s health specific to communities in New Mexico. The report, What Shapes the Health of Native American Children in New Mexico?, focuses on the range of factors that affect health of New Mexico’s Native American children and families.

New Mexico Community Foundation (NMCF) announces the release of the 2018 grant cycle for the Native American Preparatory Scholars (NAPS) Fund,an initiative and endowment fund that supports increasing the college graduation rates of New Mexico Native American students. The NMCF also announces two high school scholarships programs are now accepting online applications, the 505 Southwestern® New Mexico True Scholars and Aldo Leopold Charter School’s Ella, Michael, and Ella Memorial Scholarship.

Santa Fe Art Institute announces their Truth & Reconciliation Thematic Residency. From September 2018 through August 2019, SFAI will bring together 70 artists, creative practitioners, content experts, and innovative thinkers from all over the world to explore how uncovering and acknowledging the truth can be used as a means of reconciliation. Now through February 15, 2018, individuals, collaboratives, and collectives can apply here.

Santa Fe Community Foundation (SFCF) announces the release of the 2018 Spring grant cycle. For more information on the grant cycle changes and their new strategic framework, please click here. Santa Fe Community Foundation staff member, Dr. Katherine Ortega Courtney will discuss her current book, Anna Age 8: The data-driven prevention of childhood trauma and maltreatment in Santa Fe on Friday, February 23, 2018.

W.K. Kellogg Foundation has released a new Step-by-Step Guide to Evaluation. This resource, which can be downloaded and shared, is designed for people with little or no experience with formal evaluation and is a starting point for understanding the basics of evaluating an organization’s work. Please feel free to share with your grantees and networks.