Congratulations to the recipients of 2012 Small Grants:
(click the link in the grantee’s name to see their website!)
Colonias Development Council, $14,000 to create a team of promotoras to distribute information about health, legal and social services in Doña Ana and Otero counties
Coming Home Connection, $15,000 to support a healthcare employment program training for volunteer veterans to become caregivers for veterans needing home healthcare in Bernalillo County
Embrace, Inc., $10,000 to work with local teens, community organizations and local government to create a teen center in Roswell
Eve’s Fund for Native American Health Initiatives, $10,844 to support expansion and outreach of an age appropriate and culturally sensitive injury prevention program to Native youth on the Navajo Nation
Las Cumbres Community Services, $12,000 to expand services for grandparents raising grandchildren in Rio Arriba County
Mesilla Valley Community of Hope, $8,156 to improve access to health care for disabled homeless clients through advocacy and enrollment efforts in Doña Ana, Sierra, Otero and Luna counties
Mora Valley Community Health Services, $10,000 to support efforts to mobilize the community to address substance abuse in Mora and San Miguel counties
New Mexico Asian Family Center, $8,000 to support efforts to provide culturally appropriate resources and access to health services and education for New Mexico’s Asian community
New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition, $7,500 to support policy and advocacy efforts to build and empower a diverse workforce of caregiver-advocates in New Mexico.
Notah Begay III Foundation, Inc., $7,500 to promote a replicable model of youth and community engagement to reduce childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes at San Felipe Pueblo.
University of New Mexico Foundation-KUNM FM 89.9, $10,000 to support the production of a radio program addressing poverty and public health in New Mexico
The Wellness Coalition, $12,000 to educate on and share the “Nonprofit Organizational Capacity Assessment” model to assist rural nonprofits in becoming more effective.