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2017 Grantee Recognition Event 12/04/2017

The Power of Partnerships

Con Alma Health Foundation would like to thank everybody who made this year’s event possible, both by attending and by all the work you do throughout the year. It is a testament to the Power of Partnerships that a celebration like our Annual Grantee Recognition Event is possible. This year we are proud to announce two health heroes who have built coalitions with partners to improve the health of their communities: Ophelia Reeder, facilitator of the McKinley County Health Council, and Mary Stoecker, who retired this year as health promotion specialist for the New Mexico Department of Health in Silver City. Please click here to learn more about our 2017 Heroes of Health.

This year we partnered with the Sancre Productions team to create four short videos that illustrate how our grants improve the lives of people living in New Mexico. These compelling videos show how four nonprofits used our multi-year grants (three year grants ending in 2017) to help people access health care, protect the confidentiality of adolescent health care, and support community health workers to help those in need. Click here to watch the videos and to learn more about our grantees.

While Con Alma is New Mexico’s largest foundation dedicated solely to health, our grants reflect a diversity of strategies and issues. We understand that health is more than healthcare and as such Con Alma defines health broadly to include physical, mental, emotional, behavioral, social, oral, environmental, economic and spiritual well-being.

Whether through our grantmaking, partnerships, research or reports, Con Alma serves as a catalyst for positive, systemic change. The emphasis of our grantmaking is on attaining long-term policy solutions and health equity. For the 2017 Grant Cycle, Con Alma awarded 46 grants totaling $625,000.

We congratulate the 2017 Grant Recipients! (Please click grant cycle titles to learn more about our grantees)

Multi-Year Grants, building alliances and capacity to address access and policies that advance health equity (4 grants, totaling $200,000)

Small Grants, supporting health systems strategies to address the needs of our diverse communities (15 grants, totaling $175,000)

Technical Assistance Grants, strengthening the capacity of New Mexico’s nonprofit sector (13 grants, totaling $100,000)

Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group, serving the unmet health needs of the people of Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, and northern Santa Fe counties through a partnership between the Con Alma Health Foundation and the Hospital Auxiliary for Los Alamos Medical Center (14 grants, totaling $150,000)

We would like to extend a special thank you to our

2017 sponsors for making this event possible

 

Century Bank

Daniels Insurance

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Health Equity in New Mexico Through the ACA

Achieving Equity in Health  for Children and Families  in New Mexico Through the Affordable Care Act
Con Alma Health Foundation released a report assessing how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been implemented in New Mexico. This comprehensive study focuses on ACA measures intended to increase health equity, in which everyone has an equal chance at living a healthy life regardless of a person’s ethnicity, income or zip code.

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The Affordable Care Act includes provisions that focus on improving quality of care for racial and ethnic minorities. In New Mexico about 70 percent of children are of color, and almost a third of children live in poverty. Interactive maps are available that detail seven categories of children’s insurance coverage by county. These maps are a useful tool for anyone interested in learning more about the insurance coverage of New Mexico’s children by such categories as race, place, gender and income.

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