Assistance For Immigrants, Families, and Communities Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 30, 2021

Con Alma Health Foundation was awarded a $140,000 grant from the Families and Workers Fund, a collaborative philanthropic effort designed to support and empower workers, families, and communities devastated by the health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19, via the Amalgamated Charitable Foundation, an independent nonprofit public charity. The project will provide direct assistance to immigrants, families and communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and create awareness about structural barriers to their well-being.

Grant Period: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021; Grant Amount: $140,000*.

*The project received an additional $30,000 from the Santa Fe Community Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund, increasing the total available for this project to $170,000.

Project: Funding made available through this grant opportunity invites nonprofits that have a vision and/or are engaged in bringing about better health and economic conditions in New Mexico for immigrant families and workers disproportionately impacted COVID-19.

Project goals:

  1. Provide direct assistance to immigrant families and workers living in New Mexico, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. Establish an Advisory Committee with diverse stakeholder representation, including immigrant-led/immigrant serving organizations to help guide the project.
  3. Increase awareness and capacity of stakeholders in NM to address structural barriers, to mobilize, and to advocate for the wellbeing of immigrants, especially families and worker.
  4. Advance, initiate, or explore innovative or proven methods that support workers and their families affected by COVID-19 to experience a more equitable recovery in New Mexico.

Key Partners/Collaborators: Con Alma Health Foundation is pleased to partner with the New Mexico Health Equity Partnership, an initiative of the Santa Fe Community Foundation, on this project. The NMHEP engages a statewide network to advance health equity in NM.

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Grant Recipients


We Congratulate Our Most Recent Grant Recipients

In celebration of Con Alma Health Foundation’s 20 years of investing in the health of New Mexico’s communities, we are honored to announce 33 grants totaling $507,500. In addition to our annual grants, Con Alma awarded $525,000 in vaccine equity and community rebuild grants to help ensure COVID-19 vaccines are distributed equitably across the state and support communities to address the disproportionate impact the pandemic has had on them.

Con Alma understands that health is more than healthcare. As such, the Foundation’s grants reflect a diversity of strategies and issues that affect people’s physical, mental, emotional, behavioral, social, oral, environmental, economic and spiritual well-being.

Follow the link below to learn more about our latest grant recipients.

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