Con Alma Health Foundation grants focus on ensuring that all people have full and equal access to opportunities that enable them to lead healthy lives. To that end, the Foundation awards grants each year to support nonprofits’ efforts to improve their communities’ health.
Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group, Promoting the health and wellness 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 (13 grants, totaling $150,000)
We congratulate the 2020 Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group Grant Recipients!
Family Strengths Network (FSN) ($10,000) to support the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Chit-Chat and Change Diapers, and the Special Needs Initiative programs, which help navigate stressors, mental and physical health concerns and social isolation
Family YMCA ($11,000) in support of Healthy Opportunities for Española Teen Center Youth which advances teen health and resiliency by providing educational and mentor support, skill-building opportunities, and and access to medical and behavior health resources
Inside Out ($11,000) towards programs and services for the most indigent and vulnerable members of Rio Arriba County through the Mobile Wellness Unit, jail groups, street-outreach efforts and assistance with detox and medically assisted treatment
Las Cumbres Community Services ($15,000) support towards in-home and community-integrated employment and education programs that encourages problem solving and bolsters self-sufficiency and confidence for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Rio Arriba, Los Alamos and northern Santa Fe counties
Los Alamos Family Council ($15,000) to assist indigent and low-income individuals challenged by substance use, domestic violence and suicide ideation access mental and behavioral health services and provide application assistance for insurance coverage
Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board ($10,000) to strengthen the network of support for youth in Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and Northern Santa Fe counties by offering evidence-based trainings that teach adults how to recognize the symptoms of a youth in crisis
Los Alamos Makers ($7,500) to support vocational training and professional opportunities for youth and adults with developmental disabilities in an inclusive environment by facilitating access to modern manufacturing and basic creative skills in woodworking
McCurdy Schools of Northern New Mexico ($15,000) to support mental health services, crisis intervention, family therapy and counseling for students and their families, as well as support for counselors and staff responding to COVID-19 related issues
Mesa to Mesa ($10,500) towards the Home Repair from the Heart program, which repairs homes that pose serious health risks to elderly and disabled individuals, grandparents raising grandchildren, and low-income families in rural areas of Rio Arriba, Los Alamos and northern New Mexico
National Latino Behavioral Health Association ($10,000) to support youth-driven service-learning and leadership-development opportunities to increase community and civic engagement, enhance family bonding, and promote academic achievement for youth ages 10-19 living with grandparents
Northern Youth Project ($10,000) to support Sustaining Healthy Rural Communities in Northern New Mexico and COVID-19 Response by engaging youth as mentors and leaders, sharing growing practices, and packaging and distributing food, safety equipment and educational materials to rural communities
Santa Fe Recovery Center ($15,000) to support the Women and Children’s Program, which provides a continuum of care for women, including pregnant and post-partum, who can bring their children age 0-3 years into residential treatment to facilitate treatment and recovery
Self Help, Inc. ($10,000) to connect low-income families to healthcare, mental and behavioral services by covering copays for substance abuse treatment, prescription drugs, medical visits, home health equipment, sliding-scale behavioral health fees, and assisting with health-related financial planning