July 10, 2023

Grant Watch: Week Ending in 7/7/2023

The Grant Plant routinely reviews funder websites and notices and is pleased to share some upcoming opportunities with you. Contact us if you would like support in preparing a proposal.


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until funding is expended. Access to the outdoors should be low-cost and ubiquitous for all New Mexicans. That’s why lawmakers created the Outdoor Recreation Trails+. This grant program supports projects that enhance communities’ outdoor recreation opportunities. Trails, river parks, wildlife viewing areas, and more contribute to economic development, prosperity, and wellness. This grant funds shovel-ready projects that directly add to that access.



Consolidated Plan Consulting Services (2025 – 2029) Request For Proposal (RFP). July 19, 2023.

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit proposals, in accordance with the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority Procurement Policy, from qualified firms which by reason of skill, knowledge, and experience are able to furnish MFA with professional services as a Consolidated Plan Consultant (Offerors) with respect to MFA’s submittal of the State of New Mexico Consolidated Plan 2025 – 2029 (creating, preparing and composing). In accordance with HUD requirements for Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Trust Fund (HTF), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for People living with AIDS/HIV (HOPWA) and Community Development Block Grant which is administered by Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) all updates for goals and reporting are completed via the Consolidated Plan. MFA submits CDBG data on behalf of DFA for purposes of the Consolidated Plan.



Cryo-CLEM Labels RFA. July 20, 2023. 

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) seeks to support one-year projects in the field of cryo-correlative light and electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM) labels. To gain a deeper mechanistic understanding of biological systems, CZI’s Imaging program aims to visualize and measure them across biological scales and in their biological context. This Request for Applications (RFA) seeks to drive development of complete, general-purpose, intracellular imaging probes for cryo-CLEM. This grant program will advance the utility of cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET) of cells by providing information on specific aspects of cell function.



2023 DataWorks! Prize. July 24, 2023. 

Rewarding new and innovative approaches to data sharing and reuse in research. Showcasing the benefits of research data management and recognizing and rewarding teams who demonstrate the power of data sharing or reuse practices to advance scientific discovery and human health.



The Anna Fuller Fund. July 31, 2023. 

Grant funds cannot be used for the actual treatment of persons suffering with cancer except as incidental to cancer research and/or education. The foundation will primarily support grant requests that contribute to an applicant organization’s specific cancer research project or initiative, as well as education programs for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Grant funds may support requests designated for a specific medical research scientific study.



Justice40 Accelerator. July 31, 2023.

The Justice40 Accelerator supports climate and environmental justice organizations in building their capacity, partnerships, and readiness to access government funding to implement community-designed solutions. The Accelerator is a 12-month long learning community that provides project development support and technical assistance to cohort members in order to competitively apply for grant funding. Cohort members also receive a $25,000 unrestricted grant to help support the organization’s staff participation during the Accelerator. Applicants must identify a project that addresses one of the following areas: climate change resilient infrastructure, clean energy and energy efficiency, clean transportation, affordable and sustainable housing, sustainable agriculture and food systems, the remediation and reduction of legacy pollution, clean water and waste infrastructure, and training and workforce development related to any of these areas. In addition, applicants must have majority BIPOC leadership and serve BIPOC-majority communities.



Sandia Foundation. July 31, 2023. 

In 2006, the Sandia Foundation engaged the services of Albuquerque Community Foundation to administer its annual grant award program. Sandia Foundation’s Trustees review and recommend grant recipients and Albuquerque Community Foundation organizes and performs required due diligence. The efforts of the Sandia Foundation are concentrated on Albuquerque nonprofits that work with children in our community with regard to basic needs and advancing their education through long-term, consistent intervention and support.



Brighter Future Fund. August 16, 2023.

The New Mexico Oil & Gas Association (NMOGA) is a statewide coalition of oil and natural gas stakeholders, individuals, and companies dedicated to promoting the safe and environmentally responsible development of New Mexico’s oil and natural gas resources. With more than 1,000 members, NMOGA advocates for sensible and balanced policies for the development, production, and transportation of oil and natural gas, and works to increase the public’s awareness and understanding of industry operations and contributions to the state. 



FY 2022 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for School Food Authorities. September 30, 2023. 

The purpose of the Equipment Assistance Grants is to distribute $30 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, (PL 117-103), to state agencies to competitively award Equipment Assistance Grants to eligible school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). The Equipment Assistance Grants will be especially effective in supporting SFAs, which have been experiencing supply chain disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency and which have reported challenges in operating school food service. In addition, timely award of these Equipment Assistance Grants will benefit recipient SFAs by enabling them to meet equipment needs associated with a return to standard operating procedures.



The Devasthali Family Foundation Fund. September 30, 2023.

The Dr. Robert Palmer Grant Fund is offering an opportunity for grants to assist non-profit organizations in improving outcomes in Luna County, NM. Your Community Foundation seeks to support both new and existing projects that demonstrate improvement in the well-being of Luna County residents; to support healthy environments where Luna County residents live, work, and play. The purpose of this funding is to provide non-profit support and demonstrate improved outcomes for Luna County residents as broadly defined by including one or more of the following causes: Animal Services, Arts & Humanities, Capital projects – Seed funding, Collaboration & Coalitions – May have a fiscal sponsor if needed, Direct non-profit services, Education, Health & Wellness, Programs that support Luna County residents.



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