Albuquerque Community Foundation
Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) is a partnership of donors, nonprofit organizations and the community working together to find solutions to pressing community needs.
Grants in the field of environmental preservation that help to conserve the natural land, protect wildlife and provide environmental education.
Types of Support
The foundation provides operating and project support. The foundation also provides workshops for grant proposal writing. Check the ACF website for details on upcoming workshops.
Grant Size$1000 to $10000
Requirements & Limitations
Grants are made to support, strengthen and sustain an organization's new or expanding programs, exceptional existing programs, pilot projects and capacity building ability. \ Foundation grants are generally NOT made:
- To individuals
- To retire indebtedness
- For political or religious purposes
- For conferences or symposia i.e., speaker fees, room and board, related travel
- For endowments
- For emergency funding
- To influence legislation or elections
- To private foundations and other grant-making organizations
The organization applying must have a 501(c) (3) designation or be a public educational institution.
First time applicants are strongly encouraged to call the foundation for more information before beginning the application process. The foundation has very specific requirements for grant applications. Applicants can access grant proposal guidelines on-line.
ACF's Competitive Grant Program has one grant cycle each year. The deadline for receipt of proposals for 2008 was April 16.
Grant 1Grantee: New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
Grant 2Grantee: Tree New Mexico
Grant 3Grantee: Hawk Watch International