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Deadline: June 30, 2017

Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico: Wellness Fund

The Wellness Fund is offering grants to assist non-profit organizations in improving maternal and child health and wellness outcomes in southern New Mexico. Maternal/child well-being is defined broadly and may include one or more of the following:

  • Prevention/wellness (physical health, mental health, or emotional health)
  • Education (cognitive, language, social-emotional learning)
  • Direct services
  • Programs that support maternal/child well-being, including positive relationships between parents/caregivers and children
  • Social determinants of health (the conditions that influence the places where we live, work, and play, such as our environment, housing, food, education, jobs, etc.)

The Community Foundation seeks to support both new and existing projects that:

  • Demonstrate improvement in maternal, infant, and/or child well-being
  • Support healthy environments where mothers, infants, and children live, work, and play
  • Demonstrate improved wellness outcomes for mothers, infants, and children as broadly defined above

Amount: Up to eight grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded.

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations or groups with a nonprofit fiscal sponsor. Organizations must be located in and provide services in Doña Ana, Hidalgo, Otero, Sierra, Grant, Lincoln, and Luna Counties of New Mexico.

Link: http://bit.ly/2p0A1dS

Note: An informational session will be held on May 31 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center; RSVP to Courtney Lopez at courtney@cfsnm.org.

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