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Adolescent Girls of Color Grant

Grants to New Mexico Nonprofits
to Benefit Adolescent Girls of Color

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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NewMexicoWomen.Org (NMW.O)

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Grants ranging from $15,000 to $20,000 to New Mexico nonprofit organizations to benefit adolescent girls of color between the ages of 10 and 21. Eligible programs and organizations are working to address gender justice and healing. Funding is also intended to create spaces for girls of color to build power, shift dominant narratives, and find supportive advocates.

Objectives of the 2019 Adolescent Girls of Color Grants:
- Strengthen the gender justice movement and efforts in New Mexico by partnering primarily with organizations working with and serving adolescent girls of color, as well as low income and rural communities working on behalf of adolescent girls in New Mexico.
- Foster community health by supporting culturally rooted and relevant healing programs and efforts for adolescent girls of color.
- Educate decision-makers and community members on the dynamics of racism, patriarchy, and colonization and the effects they have on adolescent girls of color.
- Increase understanding of how organizations and communities across the state define and work towards gender justice and healing for adolescent girls of color.

Grants are unrestricted general operating funds.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186374

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant Range: $15,000 - $20,000

Term of Contract:

Grants are given for one year, with a possibility for regranting.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
Organizations and programs that are working with and for adolescent girls of color in New Mexico, especially those that are supporting the well-being and leadership of young women of color as change agents. Specifically, organizations or programs that are working toward:
- Building power and grassroots movements with and for adolescent girls of color,
- Developing leadership,
- Improving girls’ health and wellbeing, and
- Other relevant efforts to support gender justice and healing.

Pre-Application Information:

- Deadline: On or before July 26, 2019.
- Applicants will be notified of their status by October 2019.

Contact Information:

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

The application can be found on the URL for Full Text below.

If you have questions, or need technical assistance, please email staff at

1807 2nd Street
Suite 76
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone 505.750.1732

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico