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Con Alma Health Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Project


The application cycle, open from July 21 - August 14, 2020 is for projects that provide basic needs to immigrants who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and unable to access federal and state resources.

Con Alma Health Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis


The Con Alma Health Foundation provides grants to address the health and economic impact of COVID-19 on New Mexico's populations and communities that are disproportionately impacted by the virus. The primary focus is the distribution of basic needs resources or services to individuals and families.

Populations and communities most impacted by COVID-19 to include:

  • Rural, frontier, and border communities
  • Persons struggling with mental illness and/or addictions
  • Persons with sensory or physical impairments or disabilities
  • Persons ineligible to receive federal or state assistance
  • Persons impacted by homelessness, domestic violence, and/or sex trafficking
  • Veterans
  • Communities of color
  • Elders, seniors and individuals with comorbidities or underlying health conditions
  • Front line, essential, and hourly workers without basic benefits
  • Indigenous communities
  • LGBTQ+ and other vulnerable groups
  • Low-income workers
  • Immigrants, refugees, and migrants regardless of immigration status

Applicants must have 501(c)(3) public charity status or an approved fiscal sponsor with 501(c)(3) status.

Projects must benefit people living in New Mexico.

Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

Applicants may request $7,500, $10,000, $15,000, or $20,000.

Application process

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

Applicants with previous submissions to Con Alma Foundation or the Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group, and who do not have an active SmartSimple account should email to request a link to the application portal.

Applicants who are new to Con Alma or to the Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group should register at SmartSimple to submit an online application.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Elderly population · Families · Frontier and remote areas · Human services · Immigrants · Infectious diseases · Migrants · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · U.S.-Mexico Border Region · Veterans · New Mexico

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.