Funded Programs

The UWSWNM Community Impact Fund is the combined donations of many donors creating a deep resource pool dedicated to improving the lives of southwest New Mexico’s most vulnerable. 

People are complex and so are their problems. No single nonprofit can address the many issues individuals face in our community, so we must lift up a strong, coordinated network of services to get real results.

United Way of Southwest New Mexico’s Community Impact Fund helps those most vulnerable through program grants to qualifying health and human service agencies.

  • Community Impact Fund grants support an array of programs that are vetted for effectiveness and efficiency and collectively achieve results

  • United Way partners with Community Impact Fund grant recipients to ensure accountability, oversight, and progress toward community goals.

  • Community Impact Fund grants go to direct service programs; not to overhead.

 

In addition to Community Impact Fund grants, Community Fund donations support: Get Connected Volunteer Center, 211, Community Impact and program staffing.

In 2017-18 the United Way of Southwest New Mexico will provide about $152,000 in grants to 23 local health and human service programs improving the lives of the most vulnerable in our community.

Staff and committed UWSWNM volunteers ensure donors' Community Impact Fund gifts are invested wisely, providing the most needed services in our local community.

Education Funded Programs

Boys and Girls Club of Las Cruces
Academic Success
Dona Ana County
Gila Valley Library 
Children's Program/Teen Employment Program
Grant County
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Imagination Library of Grant County, Inc.
Plant a Seed-Read!
Grant County
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Dona Ana Arts Council
Youth Art Program
Dona Ana County
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Children's Reading Alliance
First Teacher Program
Dona Ana County
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region
Mentoring Program
Dona Ana and Grant County
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Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest
Leadership Experience
Dona Ana and Grant County
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Guadalupe Montessori School
Educational Support
Grant County
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Institute for Rural Social Work Research
Music Mentor Academics
Grant County
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Lion's Crane Reading Foundation
Reading Program
Grant County
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Literacy Link-Leamos
Let's Read Program
Grant County
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The Bike Works
Bicycle Workshops
Grant County
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Mesilla Valley CASA, Inc.
Advocate Support
Dona Ana County
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Financial Stability Funded Programs
Community Action Agency
Free Tax Preparation Program
Dona Ana County
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Jardin de los Ninos
Early Childhood Education
Dona Ana County
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Basic Needs Funded Programs

Casa de Peregrinos
Food Security Program
Dona Ana County
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Supporting People in Need (SPIN)
Life Skils 
Grant County
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El Refugio
Support Services
Grant County
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Silver Regional Sexual Assault Support Services
Advocacy & Crisis Program
Grant County
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La Casa, Inc.
Safe Housing
Dona Ana County
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Mesilla Valley Community of Hope
Homesless Veterans
Dona Ana County
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