The 2023 Northeastern Regional Health Fund application will open August 24, 2023.
Deadline to apply: September 25, 2023. Please check back for the guidelines and application.
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 2023 grant cycle will award 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 2021 and 2022, New Mexico Foundation awarded $35,000 in funds to the following organizations.
Cancer Foundation for New Mexico – $3,500
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.
Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation – $1,000
For Access to Specialized Medical Care program to support travel costs to Carrie Tingley Hospital in Albuquerque for patients who live in San Miguel, Mora, Guadalupe, Colfax, Harding, Union, and Quay counties.
Casa Esperanza – $2,000
For Casa Esperanza Family Care Team program to provide temporary lodging and services for rural patients and families requiring treatment for serious medical conditions at Albuquerque medical facilities.
Mental Health Resources, Inc. – $5,000
For Tucumcari Behavioral Health Services program to provide access to mental health and substance use services, including outpatient counseling, care coordination, IOP, and crisis services, to residents in Quay County.
Mountain Home Health Care – $5,000
For their Palliative Care Services program that brings in-home palliative care to terminally ill patients in Northern 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 a number of years.
Youth Heartline – $7,000 (2021) and $7,000 (2022)
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.