Our Mission

To steward community resources, build partnerships, and create opportunities that transform lives throughout New Mexico.

Who We Are & What We Do

For 37 years, New Mexico Foundation (NMF) has worked to improve the quality of life for all residents of New Mexico. The only statewide foundation, NMF was started in 1983 …

Who We Serve

NMF is the only state wide community foundation serving all counties of New Mexico. In 2019, we granted $1.6 million to support emergency needs, college scholarships, permaculture, economic development, early …

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Community Impact

$ 1,666,679
Native American Relief Fund Granted - 57 grants for total of $1,345,804; $3 million goal
$ 232,076
Vecino - Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund - 48 grants for total of $207,362
New Mexico Foundation Staff

NMF News

Native American Relief Fund Update

Thank you to donors who have helped us serve our Native American families in New Mexico. Help us reach our $3 Million goal by donating here.

Linda Milbourn Memorial Garden

Remembering Linda Milbourn The New Mexico Foundation (NMF) wishes to remember and honor our former President and CEO, Linda Milbourn. Linda passed away on July 13, 2019. The Foundation has …

Vecino, Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund – Part 4

NMF’s Vecino, Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund supported COVID-19 response and relief efforts throughout New Mexico since the start of the pandemic. In early July we started a weekly series featuring …

Vecino, Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund – Part 3

We are pleased that the Vecino, Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund has strong impact in New Mexico communities. New Mexico Foundation began a weekly series featuring inspirational stories from nonprofit organizations that …

Vecino, Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund – Part 2

In early April 2020, when COVID-19 started to harm our families and communities, the New Mexico Foundation (NMF) immediately began fundraising for the Vecino, Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund to help …

Vecino, Neighbor Helping Neighbor Fund – Part 1

The Vecino Fund supported the Northern Diné COVID-19 Relief Effort with an emergency assistance grant to purchase healthy food, wood, livestock feed, sufficient water for drinking and frequent hand washing, water for …