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New Mexico Association of Grantmakers is hosting the New Mexico Broadband Collective, made up of a diverse group of funders and tribal, nonprofit, and government representatives across New Mexico to support a statewide approach to ensuring that broadband services are available to all New Mexicans. Rural communities, Native communities, and other communities most impacted by the lack of broadband connectivity are, especially in need. With the support and partnership of the New Mexico Foundation, the NM Broadband Collective has launched a fund to support issues related to broadband in hard-to-connect communities. You can find and donate to this fund by visiting here and selecting “Broadband Collective Fund.”

Presented Online by School of Advanced Research

This panel discussion will explore resilience and perseverance within the landscape of the Indigenous American Southwest. Over the last year, Native-led groups and individuals from all backgrounds have come together to preserve and uplift Native communities in order to ensure that lifeways continue during COVID-19 and are able to thrive beyond the pandemic.

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Join President and CEO of the New Mexico Foundation, JoAnn Melchor, as she leads panelists representing a selection of Native-led organizations through a thoughtful discussion of programs that work with and for community. Learn more about what is happening at a grassroots level and hear about what the lessons from this last year have revealed about the future. For more information click here.

First Nations Development Institute

2022 Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship

This fellowship program began in 2019 in partnership between First Nations Development Institute and the Henry Luce Foundation. In this third year of the fellowship program, First Nations will award 10 two-year fellowships of $75,000 each to outstanding Native knowledge holders and knowledge makers engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people. Deadline to apply is July 13, no later than 5 pm MDT. For more information and to apply click here.

American Rescue Plan COVID Relief Funding

With funding from National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the New Mexico Humanities Council (NMHC) will provide recovery funding to museums, archives, historic sites, and other nonprofits impacted by the pandemic. NMHC has approximately $500,000.00 to provide recovery funding to humanities organizations. The primary purpose of ARP is to provide assistance to entities that have suffered major setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Deadline to apply is August 2. For more information and to apply click here.