FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:Renee Villarreal, Director of Programs and Community Outreach
505-820-6860 Ext.20


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     
May 31, 2014 


SANTA FE, NM – New Mexico Community Foundation is pleased to announce a Request for Proposal (RFP) for grants to nonprofit organizations and educational institutions that serve the northeastern part of the state.  Grants ranging from $5,000 – $10,000 will be awarded to support, strengthen, and sustain new or expanding programs within the focus areas of health awareness and disease prevention.

Health awareness and disease prevention for this RFP may include programs for obesity prevention, nutrition education, substance abuse prevention, programs related to diabetes risk factors or cardiovascular risk factors, prenatal care, or asthma.

Eligible organizations must serve the communities of San Miguel, Mora, Guadalupe, Colfax, Harding, Union, and/or Quay Counties.  The deadline to apply is Monday, June 30, 2014.

As New Mexico’s only state-wide community foundation, these funds represent a unique and much needed opportunity for organizations in rural parts of the state.

Click here to download the online application or contact Renee Villarreal, Director of Programs and Community Outreach at for more information.


 As an endowment-building and grant-making organization, New Mexico Community Foundation serves and invests in New Mexico’s people, communities, and environment. With partners in every county, we promote philanthropy as a tool for building community assets, relationships, and self-reliance. Working together, we maximize resources to meet the unique needs of New Mexicans today and create lasting change for tomorrow.