Community Need

At 22%, New Mexico has the highest proportion of poor residents in the nation. (U.S. Census Bureau)

51.5% of New Mexico 8th graders are proficient in reading. (New Mexico Public Education Department)

Parents lack secure employment in 39% of New Mexico families with children. (Kids Count)

How can you make the most of your philanthropy?

Contact our staff. We're happy to meet with you, set up a site visit with nonprofits that interest you, and share our knowledge of community philanthropy.

Use our Giving Together Catalogue. The catalogue is published annually and provides a snapshot of the work being done in our region. Here is the latest catalogue:

Attend our events. Visit our Philanthropy HUB for information about upcoming panel discussions, workshops, and presentations. Community education opportunities have addressed public education, ethical investing, women and finance, and renewable energy, among others. 

Your Contacts for Philanthropy

Christa Coggins
Vice President for Community Philanthropy

(505) 988-9715 ext 7002

Annmarie McLaughlin
Director of Community Programs

(505) 988-9715 ext 7005

Resources for Learning about Community Need