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2019-2020 Thrive in Southern New Mexico Grants

Grants to Southern New Mexico Nonprofits for
Education, Self Sufficiency, and Health Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Thrive in Southern New Mexico

Conf. Date:

11/15/18

Deadline Date:

01/14/19 3:00 PM Mailed or Hand delivery

Description:

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Grants to Southern New Mexico nonprofits and agencies for programs in the areas of education, health, and self-sufficiency. Applicants must attend a mandatory training workshop. Funding is intended to make a significant difference in the lives of local residents.

More details on the goals of the focus areas are as follows:

Education:

- Result 1: All children are born healthy and develop on track.
- Result 2: All children are fully prepared to enter the educational system.
- Result 3: All students progress successfully through elementary school.
- Result 4: All students progress successfully through middle school.
- Result 5: All students graduate high school within 5 years, ready for school, life, or work.
- Result 6: All individuals have the opportunity to utilize some form of postsecondary education, from trade schools to 4-year universities.

Health:

- Result 1: All individuals and families receive affordable and equitable health services.
- Result 2: All individuals and families live in a safe environment.
- Result 3: All individuals and families exhibit healthy behaviors.
- Result 4: All individuals and families live in a health-promoting environment.

Self-sufficiency:

- Result 1: All individuals and families have adequate and sustainable resources to support their needs.
- Result 2: All individuals and families have the skills, knowledge, and relationships they need to effectively increase and manage their income.
- Result 3: All vulnerable populations are safe, socially engaged, and live with dignity.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139717

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to apply and receive funding through the THRIVE in Southern New Mexico’s funding process; an Agency must meet all of the following criteria:

- Be recognized as an organization exempt from federal income tax under I.R.S. Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code 1986.
- Be primarily involved in providing program(s) and services that are health, education or human-service related.
- Have an independent governing body of voting members who are resident volunteers. This governing body has the authority to decide policy and strategic direction with respect to the agency’s programs, administration and finances, in accordance with the organization’s By-Laws, and who shall meet at least four times per year. Paid staff must not be a voting member of the Board.
- Maintain a non-discrimination policy or plan that does not discriminate on the basis of race, cultural heritage, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or status as a qualified disabled or handicapped individual.
- Have an annual audit or financial review performed by a certified accountant that is licensed and in good standing with the State of New Mexico. Organizations with annual revenue totaling less than $500,000 may have their financial statements reviewed by an independent accountant (CPA) in lieu of an audit.
- Agency has been in business for three (3) years.

To be eligible to be considered for the THRIVE in Southern New Mexico’s funding process, a program must:

- Meet the funding expectation and requirement for the Focus Areas of Education, Health, and Self-Sufficiency and strategies under which the request is made.

Pre-proposal Conference:

THRIVE will be conducting the mandatory application training. Attendance at this workshop will be mandatory and considered as part of the application process.

Three workshops will be conducted: Tuesday, November 13th, Wednesday, November 14th, and Thursday, November 15th, 2018. There will be two sessions each day, one at 10am to 11am, and the second at 2pm to 3pm.

Please RSVP to director@letsthrivenm.org which date and time you will attend. The person/s attending MUST be the one/s responsible for completing the Funding Application.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted by January 14th, 2019 by 3:00 pm.

FAC site visits will be conducted February 11 through March 1, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications should be mailed to:
P.O. Box 14
Alamogordo, NM 88311

Or may be hand-delivered to Linda Elliott, Executive Director, at:
THRIVE in Southern New Mexico
1601 10th Street, Suite A
Alamogordo, NM 88310

For further information contact Linda Elliott at 437-8400.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico