2021 Community Action Fund Grants

Thank you for your interest in applying to be a United Way of Northern New Mexico Funded Partner.  

Grant application window is now closed and will reopen in the fall of 2021. Thank you!

To apply for a United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) grant, organizations must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Certified Non-profit 501(c) (3) in good standing with the IRS.
  • In or serving Los Alamos and/or Rio Arriba County
  • Serving in the areas of Education, Financial Stability, or Health • Social Determinants of Health 

United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) will give competitive priority to applicants working toward collective impact through intentional collaboration and identified partners (United Way Partners, Federal, State and/or Local Governments, Tribal Governments, other non-profit or philanthropic organizations.)

Social and Economic factors have a profound impact on our health, longevity, and quality of life. They are the main drivers of health disparities. UWNNM is committed to working to address social determinants of health - housing, health literacy, food insecurity, social supports, crime & violence, economic wellbeing, and transportation. 

For 2021 funding, UWNNM is offering emergency funding to nonprofits who have been severly impacted by the pandemic and are in danger of closing. In selecting emergency funding you will be foregoing any program funding and will be reporting different financials and use of funds in 2021. If applying for Emergency Funding you will need to download this file Operation's Financial Summary Covid Impact, fill out, and upload to your application. 

Please apply for grant online using webform below.  Here is a printable RFP to help you fill out form below.

To save form, create login by clicking login icon in footer of website.

Best practice in buliding your application -  Use your personal word processing software to fill in answers and when complete, copy/paste into our online portal. This ensures you have a back up if something goes awry while completeing online form.

All grants will be based on available funding. 

For questions please call us at 505.662.0800   

2021 Community Partners will be announced mid December.