May 5, 2023

Grants Watch: Week Ending in 5/5/2023

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.

NMOGA Brighter Future Fund. May 22, 2023.

NMOGA has partnered with the Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) on a statewide grant program to ensure philanthropic funds are invested strategically in communities throughout New Mexico. NMOGA and ACF will be soliciting grant proposals Statewide in three open rounds in 2023, with different funding areas in each round. NMOGA and ACF will be soliciting grant proposals Statewide in three open rounds in 2023, with different funding areas in each round. The first grant round was focused on Economic Opportunities; this current round will focus on Education and a future round in 2023 will focus on Hunger.

Human Trafficking Services. May 25, 2023.

The State of New Mexico Crime Victims Reparations Commission Request for Proposal (RFP) is seeking sealed proposals to establish and fund contracts through competitive negotiations for the procurement of professional services providers who can maintain, expand, or strengthen victims service programs for victims of human trafficking. This solicitation will provide funding to governmental, tribal, and non-profit victim service organizations with a demonstrated history of providing services for victims of human trafficking.

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, Human Trafficking, Missing and Murdered People. May 26, 2023.

The New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission (CVRC) is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit sealed proposals to establish and develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs with a non-profit, non-governmental victim service organization, including faith-based and other community organizations, including tribal non-profit organizations, within New Mexico through competitive negotiations. The offer must provide services and related assistance to victims/survivors or family members or responsible party of victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse, human trafficking, missing and murdered people in New Mexico, with priority given to those on native lands in northwestern New Mexico and southern New Mexico.

Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP). May 30, 2023.

The MSEIP is designed to effect long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase the participation of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, into scientific and technological careers, consistent with nondiscrimination requirements contained in Federal civil rights laws.

Improving Educational & Cultural Outcomes for Native American Students. June 5, 2023.

This Request for Applications (RFA) is issued for the purpose of improving academic and cultural achievement opportunities in alignment with the requirements of the Indian Education Act, Sections 22-23A-1- through 22-23A-11 NMSA 1978. Grants will be made available to those public entities listed in the Appendix of this RFA, including tribal departments of education and local education agencies (LEAs), including state-chartered charter schools and locally chartered charter schools, that serve a significant number of Native American students in New Mexico.

New Mexico Native Language Preservation, Maintenance, and Immersion Programs. June 5, 2023.

The Native Language Initiative Programs aim to directly increase the number of Native language speakers; provide access to culturally and linguistically responsive learning environments that support the development of curriculum and instruction, assessments, and teacher development; and assess the status of Native American Languages in New Mexico.

Recruit and Retain Native American Teachers, Administrators, Social Workers and School Counselors. June 5, 2023.

Competitive grants will be made available to New Mexico-approved alternative, or traditional programs (not private) administered by public entities to facilitate, develop, or expand teacher/administrative preparation programs across the state of New Mexico to recruit and retain Native American teachers and or administrators, Native American social workers or school counselors. This $2,500,000 initiative aims to increase access to the profession by providing a variety of incentives to encourage prospective teachers, administrators, social workers, and school counselors to work in a Native American-serving school district or charter school whose enrollment of Native American students is 50% or more. This RFA promotes partnerships between public educator preparation programs (EPPs) and local educational agencies (LEAs).

Quality of Life Grant Program. June 9, 2023.

The mission of the Governor’s Commission on Disability (GCD) is to “improve the quality of life of all New Mexicans with disabilities. GCD works to address economic self-sufficiency; social integration; political resolve; physical and program accessibility; and full rights of participation in the benefits of all individuals with disabilities.” As part of its mission, GCD continues the Quality of Life Grant Program (QOL). QOL provides small grants to New Mexico non-profits and other tax-exempt organizations to improve or enhance programs and services that increase the quality of life of all New Mexicans with disabilities.

Rural Postsecondary and Economic Development (RPED) Grant Program. June 20, 2023.

The purpose of the RPED Grant Program is to improve rates of postsecondary enrollment, persistence, and completion among rural students through development of career pathways aligned to high-skill, high-wage, and in-demand industry sectors and occupations in the region.

Presidential and Congressional Academies for American History and Civics Program. July 12, 2023. 

The Academies Program supports the establishment of Presidential Academies for the Teaching of American History and Civics that offer workshops for both veteran and new teachers to strengthen their knowledge of American history, civics, and government education (Presidential Academies); and Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics that provide high school students opportunities to enrich their understanding of these subjects (Congressional Academies).

American History and Civics Education National Activities (AHC-NA) Program. July 12, 2023.

The purpose of the AHC-NA program is to promote new and existing evidence-based strategies to encourage innovative American history, civics and government, and geography instruction, learning strategies, and professional development activities and programs for teachers, principals, or other school leaders, particularly such instruction, strategies, activities, and programs that benefit students from low-income backgrounds and other underserved populations.


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