The 2024 Northeastern Regional Health Fund application will open in September.

The Northeastern Regional Health Fund was established to support organizations doing health-related work in the counties of San Miguel, Mora, Guadalupe, Colfax, Harding, Union, and Quay. The fund awards grants to groups that work to improve the health and well-being of community members by providing access to healthcare services (including mental health) or health awareness and/or education programs in the seven counties.

In 2022 and 2023, New Mexico Foundation awarded $40,500 in funds to the following organizations:

Cancer Foundation for New Mexico – $3,500 (2022) and $4,000 (2023)
For the Travel to Treatment mileage program, to support travel costs to Santa Fe for cancer patients who live in San Miguel, Mora, Guadalupe, Colfax, Harding, Union, and Quay counties.

Collins Lake Autism Center – $8,000 (2023)
To support the organization’s therapy center program, which provides therapeutic services to residential clients. Collins Lake Autism Center is in Mora County and provides adults with autism and developmental disabilities outdoor recreation opportunities, residential supported living, and other social programs.

Dental Care in Your Home – $5,000 (2023)
To support the organization so it can provide palliative care and preventative dental care for low-income adults who live in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

South Central Colfax County Special Hospital District – $5,000
To support the recruitment of a health provider at the Moreno Valley Health Clinic, which has been without a health provider for several years.

Youth Heartline – $7,000 (2022) and $8,000 (2023)
For Youth Heartline Raton to support youth in the New Mexico Eighth Judicial District through their Court Appointed Special Advocates Program, Safe Exchange and Supervised Visitation services, and local advocacy programs supporting victims of crime and their non-offending relatives.