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Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits for Programs
that Benefit Residents in Eligible Locations

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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United Way of Northern New Mexico

Deadline Date:

10/16/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to New Mexico nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to address the needs of local populations. In addition, emergency grants are available to nonprofits who have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Funding is intended for projects and activities within the focus areas of education, financial stability, health, and the social determinants of health. Eligible programs benefit residents in Los Alamos and Rio Arriba County. Preference is given to applicants working toward collective impact through intentional collaboration and identified partners.

For 2021 funding, UWNNM is offering emergency funding to nonprofits that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are in danger of closing. In selecting emergency funding you will be foregoing any program funding and will be reporting different financials and use of funds in 2021. 

Social and economic factors have a profound impact on health, longevity, and quality of life. They are the main drivers of health disparities. UWNNM is committed to working to address social determinants of health: housing, health literacy, food insecurity, social supports, crime and violence, economic wellbeing, and transportation. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169996

Term of Contract:

Program reports are due in August and December 2016.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for a United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) grant, organizations must meet all of the following criteria:
- Certified Non-profit 501(c) (3) in good standing with the IRS.
- In or serving Los Alamos and/or Rio Arriba County
- Serving in the areas of Education, Financial Stability, or Health • Social Determinants of Health

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for grant proposals is Friday, October 16, 2020, by 5:00 PM.

Application reviews and final decisions may require 4 - 6 weeks to complete. A Notification Letter will be emailed to your organization after December 8, 2020, informing you of the status of your application.

If applying for Emergency Funding download the Operation's Financial Summary Covid Impact file, fill out, and upload to your application.

Review Timeline:
- September 14: UWNNM Community Action Fund RFP Grant Application Released
- October 16: RFP due to United Way of NNM
- October 19 –23: United Way of NNM Screens Proposals
- Octpber 24 – November 1: United Way of NNM Board and Grant Committee Review Proposals
- November 2 - 5: Over $10k request - Interviews with Grant Committee
- November TBD: Evaluations and Grant Committee Decisions
- December 8, 2020: United Way of NNM Board of Directors Approval

Contact Information:

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

Appy online on the URL for Full Text, below (click Start Application).

To save the form, log in here: https://www.unitedwaynnm.org/user/login

For questions, email volunteer@unitedwaynnm.org or call 505-662-0800.

United Way of Northern New Mexico
PO Box 539
1200 Trinity Drive, First Floor
Los Alamos, NM 87544

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico: Los Alamos and Rio Arriba County

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