Welcome to The Con Alma Health Foundation

The Heart and Soul of Health in New Mexico

2023 Grant Cycles and New Report

Our 2023 grant cycles will open soon – learn more by visiting the ‘For Grant Seekers’ page. Con Alma Health Foundation provides grants to eligible nonprofits working to improve health and advance health equity for people who live in New Mexico.

We invite you to review our Landscape Study, conducted by Insight Allies, which summarizes a 10-year review of our grantmaking practices. We asked grantees and applicants what it’s like to work with us, while also reviewing our internal practices to better understand how to improve. This study includes: in-depth document and literature reviews, grant data from 2009-2019, 201 grants to 139 organizations in New Mexico, and perspectives from 26 grantee interviews.

Read more about what we learned and what we’re doing to implement the recommendations:


The Trouble with TANF

The Trouble with TANF

Congratulations to NM Center on Law and Poverty and its partners, NMCAN and Crossroads for Women, for their impactful campaign about how the state’s burdensome rules for TANF affect families who need financial assistance. John Oliver featured the TANF program...

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Grant Recipients

Grant Recipients

Con Alma Health Foundation has awarded $530,000 to 26 nonprofits working to improve health and uplift underserved populations across New Mexico. Some grants focus on statewide initiatives, while others serve people living in 22 counties, 14 pueblos and the Navajo...

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Our mission is to be aware of and respond to the health rights and needs of the culturally and demographically diverse peoples and communities of New Mexico.

Con Alma's COVID-19 Response

In light of the evolving public health emergency due to COVID-19, Con Alma Health Foundation continues to take a number of steps in an attempt to minimize exposure and slow the projected spread of infection. Until further notice, Con Alma has suspended in-person meetings at the Con Alma office. In the interim we have adopted a hybrid schedule and staff can be reached via email or other means as arranged.

We continue to encourage our partners and friends to follow recommendations from the CDC’s website and the New Mexico Department of Health’s website and other health officials regarding social distancing and other public health advisories, including information on managing anxiety and stress.

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We’ll keep you informed about New Mexico health news, grant cycle announcements, and announcements from Con Alma.


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