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Con Alma Health Foundation

2020 Technical Assistance

Nov 20, 2020

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 (10 grants, totaling $115,000)

We congratulate the 2020 Technical Assistance Grant Recipients!

Bernalillo County Community Health Council ($7,500) towards the Women’s Health Care and Resource Mapping of health resources aimed at increasing access to and networking of healthcare, behavioral, and mental health services

Many Mothers ($18,000) to strengthen organizational capacity for connecting new mothers with the resources they need to raise healthy babies by engaging staff, board and volunteers in professional development and IT training, and securing new technology and pandemic-related equipment

McKinley Community Health Alliance ($7,500) to develop a plan of action that is inclusive of key stakeholders and community input as organization seeks to incorporate as a non-profit with the goal of building internal capacity and external legitimacy

Mesilla Valley Casa, Inc. ($16,000) to conduct a needs assessment in Doña Ana County that would inform program development, community agencies, CYFD and the court systems about how to address the needs of youth  so they avoid homelessness as they transition to adulthood

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs ($8,000) to build the internal capacity of Fierce Pride,  conduct staff and board trainings, broaden programmatic impact to reflect the needs of the LGBTQ+  in NM, and seek 501c3 IRS status under a new name, “Health Equity Alliance for LGBTQ+ New Mexico” (HEAL+)

New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness ($10,000) to support community-based teams in Alamogordo, Farmington, Gallup, Roswell, Santa Fe, Silver City, and Taos plan, design, fund and build new apartment communities designed to meet the needs of homeless people with disabilities and assist two communities in obtaining funding for housing units

New Mexico Perinatal Collaborative ($16,000) to pilot an innovative strategy to improve maternal safety and birth outcomes statewide by enhancing and aligning maternal safety programming, and assisting with data collection and impact analysis in partnership with rural hospital-based perinatal care teams

New Mexico Social Justice Equity Institute ($16,000) to strengthen the capacity of the organization to enhance its digital resources and online presence, provide online workshops, and streamline its donation process to effectively engage underserved populations in issues that affect them

Roadrunner Food Bank ($8,500) to develop a data-sharing, medical-referra program that will  enhance patient-care coordination, and better support patients coping with multiple chronic health conditions and social risk factors

Tribal Adaptive Organization ($7,500) to improve data collection and capacity to develop an evidence- and empirical-based behavioral health curriculum to support wheelchair-bound Native American and other youth of socioeconomic disadvantages increase their individual and social functioning

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