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Jennifer Riordan Educate 2 Elevate Grant

Deadline: July 10, 2019

The Jennifer Riordan Educate 2 Elevate (JRE2E) Grant is a collaborative funding opportunity that brings together funders from across New Mexico to pool resources and make at least one high impact grant of $50,000. This grant is a collaborative investment from funders in various sectors and encourages organizations to demonstrate similar collaborative thinking when submitting applications.

The JRE2E grant is focused on supporting middle school initiatives and advancing the future educational, personal, and/or professional pathways of students in grades 6, 7, and 8. Applications must be serving students in Central New Mexico: Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, and/or Torrance counties.

Funding areas include:

  • Parent/adult/mentor involvement
  • Out-of-school time/extended learning programming
  • Project-based learning
  • Transitional programs
  • Career readiness
  • Teacher/professional development

Amount: A minimum of one $50,000 grant will be awarded.

Eligibility: 501c3 nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and/or governmental entities serving Central New Mexico (Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, and/or Torrance counties). Nonprofit organizations must also have current filings with the NM Attorney General’s Office, Secretary of State’s office, and have a positive Charity Check Report via Guidestar.

Link: https://www.nmfunders.org/e2e

Note: Application will open on May 16, 2019.

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