The 2021 application is now closed.

The Northeastern Regional Health Fund was established to support organizations doing health-related work in the counties of San Miguel, Mora, Guadalupe, Colfax, Harding, Union, and Quay. The 2021 grant cycle will support organizations that work to improve the health and well-being of community members living in these seven counties by providing access to healthcare services (including mental health), or through health awareness and/or education programs.

In 2020, New Mexico Foundation awarded $37,000 in funds to the following six organizations.

Anita Salas Memorial Fund – $5,000
For the Family Care Team Program, which provides financial assistance to residents of the seven northeastern regional counties diagnosed with breast and cervical cancer.

Cancer Foundation for New Mexico – $6,000
For the Travel-to-Treatment program, which underwrites travel expenses to Santa Fe for cancer patients from Colfax, Harding, Mora, San Miguel, and Union counties.

Casa Esperanza – $2,000
To provide lodging and services for families from San Miguel, Mora, Guadalupe, Colfax, Harding, Quay, and Union counties who travel to Albuquerque for medical treatment.

Compassionate Touch Network (Breaking the Silence New Mexico) – $8,000
For the Talking Mental Health Project, which educates youth and school personnel in San Miguel and Colfax County schools about mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

Samaritan House – $8,000
To provide general support to individuals and families in San Miguel County to help them overcome the impact of the pandemic.

Youth Heartline – $8,000
For Youth Heartline Raton, to help children who are victims of crime and their families with educational, therapeutic, and support programs.


Click on the link below to apply for a grant. Please note that you will NOT be able to save your application and come back to it. We recommend you answer the proposal questions in a word document, then copy and paste the responses into the online application. If you do not receive an email confirmation after you submit, or for questions, please email

August 30, 2021 (noon): Grant application deadline

September 10, 2021: Applicants notified about grant decisions

September 15, 2021: Grant year begins