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Fund Name   Description
U-Unrestricted
Giving Tuesday Donate This year the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico will be matching donations to established endowment funds, including the 42 nonprofit endowment partners, up to $4,000. In partnership with Flores Tawney Acosta, P.C., $10,000 will be matched to support holiday meal boxes for Casa de Peregrinos. The Tawney Family in collaboration with the Devasthali Family Foundation Fund will be supporting a $3,000 match for Jardin de los Ninos. This will support Covid-19 cleaning protocols helping the school remain open. Join in on all of these matches and #TheRaceto4K!
Nonprofit Emergency Fund Donate The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico Nonprofit Emergency Fund has been set up to assist nonprofits in time of great need due to a community need, natural disaster, and/or response to overwhelming loss of operational revenues. The fund will be managed and awarded through a volunteer committee.
Together Las Cruces Donate The Together Las Cruces fund will support a grant to qualifying Doña Ana county residents who have been laid off or furloughed, or have experienced a significant loss of income as a result of the state’s executive order. Funds will be awarded in the amount of $100-$500, based on the applying individuals’ needs. Please donate today and we can get through this, Together Las Cruces!
100 Who Give Non-endowed Fund Donate The 100 Who Given Non-endowed Fund was set up to support the work of the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico's. The fund has changed and evolved into the 100 Who Give Non-endowed Fund, which is held to support philanthropy throughout southern New Mexico. This account will allow for special event fundraising.
CFSNM Operations Fund Donate The distribution of this fund should be used to support CFSNM operating fund.
Thank You Las Cruces Restaurant Fund Donate The Thank You Las Cruces Restaurant (TYLCR) Fund was established by anonymous donors in Las Cruces, NM. The fund will assist restaurants, in the City of Las Cruces, with a grant of $1,000. These funds will be used to support the restaurant in feeding at least 100 individuals and families in need of a meal. These meals can be dropped off at a designated location or be given to individuals through a curbside pickup. New donors to this fund will be able to nominate 3 of their favorite restaurants to potentially receive funding. The CFSNM Team, along with a committee of volunteers, will work with nominees to ensure meals can be provided to at least 100 people and that $1,000 would be of benefit to their restaurant due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Nominations can be placed in the "tribute information" online.
0-Administration
CFSNM Operating Donate General operations account for the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico.
A-Donor Advisory
JuJu Smiles Donate The Judy Lynn Wallace-Ham Fund is set up to support elder care education especially in nursing homes and elder care facilities.
D-Designated
NMSBVI Eye Glass Fund Donate The New Mexico Eye Glass Fund supports students at the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired with eye glass needs above and beyond support from the State of New Mexico funding and insurance. It can be used to purchase replacement eyeglasses for students.
Federal Probation and Pretrial Officer Benevolence Fund Donate Consistent with the charitable purposes of the Foundation, distributions from the Fund will be used primarily to provide support for families and loved ones of fallen Federal Probation and Pretrial Officers.
Alexis Legarreta Memorial ENLACE Designated Scholarship Non-Endowed Fund Donate The Alexis Legarreta Memorial ENLACE Scholarship will support recipients with the following criteria: 1. Recipient must have participated in ENLACE for at least one year while attending Mayfield High School; 2. Recipient must be a graduating senior of Mayfield High School; 3. Recipient must have a high school cumulative grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.00 or higher at the time of application; 4. Recipient must provide proof of having applied to a technical/vocational school, a two-year community college, or a four-year university at the time of application; 5. Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in a technical/vocational school, a two-year community college, or a four-year university immediately following graduation from Mayfield High School, and 6. Preference will be given to those students with financial need.
Grajeda-Huckaby Low Barrier Housing Fund Donate The Grajeda-Huckaby Low Barrier Housing Fund will support individuals in need of immediate housing assistance in a time of need associated with crisis intervention, substance abuse issues and rehabilitation mental health.
F-Field of Interest
Las Cruces Palliative Care Coaltion Donate The purpose of this fund will be used primarily for the charitable purposes of supporting educational activities associated with Palliative Care in southern New Mexico.
Carol Ann Clark Dance Fund Donate The Carol Ann Clark Dance Fund will support dance activities throughout the US with a priority given to projects benefiting residents of New Mexico. Activities must reach under-served populations and aim to increase participation in dance activities for the benefit of the community. Priority for diverse populations as well as support of teacher training and free public performances.
Envision Fund SNM Donate The Envision Fund supports LGBTQA+ grant making in southern New Mexico. This is a collaboration with the New Mexico Council on Community Foundations allowing our team to expand funding to rural communities throughout this area.
Residency Program Endowment Fund Donate The Residency Program Endowment supports the family practice residency program at Memorial Medical Center.
Dona Ana Wellness Institute Donate The Dona Ana Wellness Institute Fund supports the work of the Dona Ana Health Council.
G-Organization
Amador Health Clinic Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Amador Health Clinic formally known as the Saint Luke's Health Center and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
The Alamogordo Music Theatre Fund Donate The Alamogordo Music Theatre is a non-profit, all-volunteer corporation devoted solely to musical theater that provides scholarships from event earnings. This endowment serves to support sustainability for the organization.
AppleTree Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of AppleTree Educational Center and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Asombro Institute for Science Education Endowment Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Asombro Institute of Science Education and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of SNM Donate This Agency Endowment shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Agency and its affiliated agencies (if any). The distribution should be used to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Boys and Girls Club Fund Donate The purpose of this agency endowment shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Boys and Girls Cluband its affiliated agencies (if any). Distribution of income shall be used to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
The Bridge of SNM Fund Donate The purpose of this agency endowment is to support the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the agency and its affiliated agencies (if any). The distribution of this fund is to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
CARE Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of CARE, Inc. and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Casa de Peregrinos Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Casa de Perigrinos and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Colonias Development Council Fund Donate The fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Colonias Development Council and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions are to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Community Action Agency Fund Donate The fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Community Action Agency and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions are to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Dona Ana Arts Council Fund Donate The fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Dona Ana Arts Council and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions are to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Dona Ana County Humane Society Donate The fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Dona Ana County Humane Society and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions are to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
El Caldito Fund Donate The fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of El Caldito Soup Kitchen and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions are to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
El Refugio Fund Donate The fund shall be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of El Refugio, Inc and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions are to provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Flickinger Center for the Arts Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Flickinger Center and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Foundation for Las Cruces Museums Fund Donate The Foundation for Las Cruces Museums is set up support the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Foundation for Las Cruces Museums and its affiliated agencies.
Healing House Fund Donate The Healing House Endowment Fund is to support operational needs for the Healing House in Deming, NM.
Hearts for Autism Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Hearts for Autism and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Human systems Research, Inc. Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Human Systems Research, Inc. Endowment Fund and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Imagination Library of Grant County Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Imagination Library of Grant County and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Jardin de los Ninos Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Jardin de los Ninos and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Junior League of Las Cruces Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Junior League of Las Cruces and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
La Casa Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of La Casa, Inc. and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
La Pinon Sexual Assault Recovery Fund Donate This fund supports La Pinon. La Pinon provides comprehensive services related to sexual violence and child abuse to individuals, families and the community.
Las Cruces AquaticClub Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Las Cruces Aquatic Club and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Las Cruces Arts Association Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Las Cruces Arts Associationand its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Las Cruces Gospel Rescue Mission Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Las Cruces Gospel Rescue Mission and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Mesilla Valley CASA Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Mesilla Valley CASA and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Mesilla Valley Community of Hope Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Mesilla Valley Community of Hope and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Mesilla Valley Hospice Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the Mesilla Valley Hospice and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Foundation Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Salvation Army of Las Cruces Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Salvation Army of Las Cruces and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
SNAP Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Spay and Neuter Action Program/SNAP and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Women's Intercultural Center Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Women's Intercultural Center and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
United Way of SNM Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of United Way of Southwest New Mexico and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
Zia Therapy Center, Inc. Fund Donate The agency endowment agreement establishes a permanent endowment at the Community Foundation to be used for support of the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of Zia Therapy Center and its affiliated agencies (if any). Distributions from the fund should provide current income and long-term protection for operations.
P-Private Fdtn
NMSU Alamogordo Foundation Donate The New Mexico State University - Alamogordo Foundation supports the NMSU Alamogordo Foundation Scholarships and any other need that the NMSU Alamogordo Foundation Board deems appropriate.
S-Scholarship
Clarence H. Fielder Memorial Scholarship Donate The Clarence H. Fielder Memorial Scholarship will support African American students attending a community college, technical college, or university in the State of New Mexico. Students must have a 2.0 or higher and must show involvement within their community.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Donate The Hispanic Scholarship Endowment supports Hispanic students graduating from high schools in southern New Mexico and attending either New Mexico State University or Dona Ana Community College.
Las Cruces Optimist Clubs Donate The scholarship will be awarded annually to one or more eligible applicants based on the appropriate earnings established by the Foundation each year. The total amount of scholarships awarded will not exceed the Fund’s distributable amount. Students who have graduated from a high school within the Las Cruces School District (including home school) Students who have demonstrated financial need (household income equal to or less than $50,000 a year)
CFSNM Academic Scholarship Donate The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico General Scholarship Fund will allow the organization to fund potential students that have excellent applications yet do not receive any of our specified scholarships.
SNM Down Syndrome Families Scholarship Donate To provide financial assistance via a scholarship to those persons with Down syndrome who want to pursue post-secondary studies/life skills training at approved educational institutions or organizations.
Anna-Marie Aldaz Scholarship Donate The Anna-Marie Aldaz Scholarship assists the following student(s): Student(s) in which English is not their native language Student(s) within the Dona Ana Community College Student(s) studying English as a second language o Secondary preference for a student(s) studying English as a supplemental piece to their graduation and potential career success Student(s) has demonstrated financial need Students(s) potential performance improvement based on overall GPA and/or recommendation from English as a second language faculty member o Secondary preference recommendation from a general faculty member. Criteria chosen must be objective, non-discriminatory, and reasonably related to the purpose of the scholarship.
Other Funds