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Community-based Outreach to Hard-to-Count Immigrant Communities in New Mexico

Albuquerque Community Foundation, Con Alma Health Foundation
Sep 20, 2020

Darren Sandow


This program provides grants for community-based outreach projects designed to to increase the participation rates in hard-to-count immigrant communities of New Mexico for the 2020 Census.

Activities should include, but are not limited to:

  • Public education campaigns
  • Media and communications
  • Trainings
  • Special events
  • Leveraging and adapting existing materials
  • Engaging in social media
  • Immigrant legal service support
  • Direct outreach, education, and referrals to services

Hard-to-count populations include:

  • Foreign born populations
  • People living in colonias
  • People of Hispanic and Latino origin
  • Native Americans living on reservations and pueblos
  • Households with no internet access or dial-up only access

Census maps of hard-to-count areas


Eligible applicants are entities that:

  1. Have active IRS 501(c)(3) status or active fiscal sponsor relationship
  2. Have prior experience in advocacy, research, outreach, organizing, or public education
Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $25,000
Award floor: $5,000
Project period: Approximately 11 months

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Completed applications may be submitted by:

Albuquerque Community Foundation
ATTN: Grants Department
P.O. Box 25266
Albuquerque, NM 87125-5266



Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Community and faith-based initiatives · Cultural competency · Health literacy · Hispanics and Latinos · Immigrants · Poverty · New Mexico

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