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Con Alma Health Foundation

2019 Technical Assistance

Nov 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.

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

We congratulate the 2019 Technical Assistance Grant Recipients!

Fathers New Mexico ($14,000) towards building organizational capacity to expand services, strengthen existing referral pathways and serve an underserved population of young fathers and their families, especially participants who are not in school, in Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties

New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence ($15,000) to support trainings that build the capacity of key personnel who work with survivors of domestic violence (first responders, health care personnel, and advocates) to identify and treat Traumatic Brain Injury

New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness ($7,500) to provide technical assistance to agencies implementing the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program and strengthening Youth Advisory Boards in Santa Fe, San Juan, McKinley, Sandoval and Taos counties

New Mexico Kids Matter ($15,000) towards enhancing data systems, tools, and processes in Bernalillo County and the Albuquerque Metro Region that facilitate the proper implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) for Native American children in foster care

Santa Fe Recovery Center ($16,000) towards enhancing the Center’s administrative infrastructure and board’s capacity to respond to the Center’s growth, funding and programmatic complexity in addressing New Mexico’s increase in substance abuse and alcoholism

Scotts House ($15,000) to build the capacity of this newly launched, social model hospice house in setting up the software and systems for scheduling, patient records and patient coordination, legal services, computer and Internet services

Supporting People in Need (SPIN) ($7,500) towards building staff capacity to engage in collaborative efforts that address policy barriers to creating permanent supportive housing and services for people with disabilities, especially mental illness, who struggle with homelessness in Grant County

Wings for L.I.F.E. ($9,000) to provide measurable outcomes data about the efficacy of the Building Assets Social and Emotional Learning Skills after-school programs offered to elementary-school age children in the Roswell Independent School District

Zuni Youth Enrichment Project ($16,000) towards formalizing a storytelling strategy that inspires and increases understanding of Zuni’s traditional youth development practices by increasing opportunities for Zuni community members to define health in indigenous and relevant ways

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