New Mexico Funders
Con Alma Health Foundation
The Con Alma Health Foundation is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Foundation was established in 2001 with the assets from the sale of Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico. The Con Alma Foundation’s mission is to support the health of New Mexico’s communities.
Regions: The Foundation serves all of New Mexico, with a focus on rural and underserved communities.
Issues Supported: The area receiving the most Foundation dollars is health, followed by human services and education. The Foundation strives to fund projects that reduce health disparities, improve health care access, and support education. Specific issue areas include community improvement, food security, legal services, mental health care, and youth development.
Grant Process and Application: The grant application cycle occurs on an annual basis, and deadlines are usually in March and April. You can find out more information about the grant-making process on the Foundation’s website.
Grant-Making Per Year: Since its establishment, the Con Alma Foundation has provided over $14 million in grants for New Mexico nonprofits. In 2018, the Foundation provided grants in the amount of $432,500.
Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Santa Fe Recovery Center is a grantee based in Santa Fe that supports varying stages of recovery. Recovery housing is one of the services provided.
New Mexico Opioid Settlement Funds
Total Settlement Funds in New Mexico
- $1.1 billion
- 17.5% to the state
- 20% in the Opioid Settlement Fund
- 62.5% to local governments
- Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
- Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid over 9 years
- Payments began in April 2022
- Not established
Spending So Far
- Opioid Settlement Fund Advisory Board
•Attorney General Letitia James contact form
How About Your County?
To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.
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