What is the Community Impact Fund?
United Way of Southwest New Mexico’s Community Impact Fund helps those most vulnerable through program grants to qualifying health and human service agencies in Dona Ana, Grant, Luna, Otero, Sierra and Hidalgo counties.
Why give to the Community Fund?
The Community Fund provides an amazing opportunity to LIVE UNITED! Your donation is combined with the donations of many, creating a deep resource pool that helps ensure a robust network of health and human services, addressing the basic and more complex needs of individuals in our community. Together, Community Fund donors support progress toward:
UWSWNM supports focued programs that work to reduce barriers and create meaningful learning opportunites from prenatal to career. The education programs that are funded through the community impact fund, work to create a community where all children are born healthy, develop on track and are fully prepared to enter the educational system. Where all students progress successfully through elementary school and middle school and graduate high school within 5 years, ready for school, life or work. Where all individuals have the opportunity to utilize some form of post-secondary education, from trade schools to 4-year universities.
Basic human needs impact every aspect of a person’s daily life. UWSWNM works to support programs and organizations who work to improve the quality of life for all people. The basic needs programs that are supported through the community impact fund, work to create a community where all individuals and families receive affordable and equitable health services, live in a safe environment, exhibit healthy behaviors and live in a health-promoting environment.
Many families are walking a financial tightrope and barley able to get by. UWSWNM supports and promote financial independence and resources. The value of these programs are the better outcomes in work, reducing poverty and helping low to moderate income families with children at virtually every stage of life. The financial stability programs that are supported through the community impact fund, work to create a community where all individuals and families have adequate and sustainable resources to support their needs and have the skills, knowledge, and relationships they need to effectively increase and manage their income. Where vulnerable populations are safe, socially engaged, and live with dignity.
Want to Volunteer? We would love to welcome you as a Community Fund volunteer! Donors to the United Way of Southwest New Mexico are invited to connect with local nonprofits and determine how to best invest Community Fund dollars in our community. For More information please click here to email us today!
*Interested 501(c)3 organizaitons should CLICK HERE
to be directed to the community impact applicaiton.