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2019 Grant Recipients 11/13/2019

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.

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.

Through our 2019 grant cycle, we have awarded 42 grants totaling $665,000.

We congratulate the 2019 Grant recipients!

Follow the links below to learn more about this year’s grantees.

Multi-Year Grants, building alliance and capacity to address access and policies that advance health equity and impact underserved populations (Year three of three continuation funding for 4 grants, totaling $200,000)

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 (14 grants, totaling $150,000)

Technical Assistance Grants, strengthening the capacity of New Mexico’s nonprofit sector (9 grants, totaling $115,000)

General Operating and Project Grants, supporting health systems strategies to address the needs of our diverse communities (15 grants, totaling $200,000)

Whether through the Foundation’s 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 that is informed by community voices.

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Census 2020

https://conalma.org/beyond-grantmaking/census-2020/
As a foundation that seeks to improve the health of our state’s diverse communities, Con Alma supports a fair and accurate census count of all who call New Mexico home. Visit our Census 2020 page for resources and information on how you can be more involved in this crucial effort: https://conalma.org/beyond-grantmaking/census-2020/

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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Interactive Maps

New Mexico Children and 
Health Insurance Coverage

http://conalma.org/nm-children-and-insurance-maps/

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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