HPS recognizes outstanding members

May 2022 | HPS Update The Hispano Philanthropic Society (HPS) recognizes several council members and members for their outstanding career and personal accomplishments! Congratulations to the following individuals for their respective awards, promotions, and other accomplishments: Alejandro Marrufo Recipient, International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 244’s Outstanding Leadership Award, 2021  Christopher Jaramillo Selected for the […]

Choose Your Own Future 2022 Recap

Choose Your Own Future 2022 Challenge Recap United Way of Central New Mexico’s second annual Choose Your Own Future challenge united donors, community organizations and participants of all ages in over 30 activities geared toward college and career readiness. Word of the virtual challenge spread to 231 registrants across three counties and 24 schools! With […]

Learn About Women United this Women’s History Month

The Women United donor group has such a positive impact on many local organizations. Through our Women United Fund, we help create sustainable systemic change in our five-county community through grants that address a continuum of services and the most pressing issues for women. You can be part of this incredible group of women (and […]

New Partnership Highlights & Initiatives during Native American Heritage Month

Learn about UWCNM’s Pueblo partner and new sustainability initiatives Transformational Relationships: A Story of a Foundation and an Institute Professor Jodi Burshia of Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) and Aisha Smith of United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) met in 2019 in Jodi’s yard over a box of books. The box of books was […]

Family Advocacy Center Purple Ribbon Event

United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) will join with the City of Albuquerque, representatives of numerous human service agencies and others to participate in the annual Purple Ribbon Tie-off to honor the survivors and remember victims of domestic violence. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at the Family Advocacy Center, 625 […]


Albuquerque Community Foundation (“ACF”) and United Way of Central New Mexico (“UWCNM”) have been awarded a $2 million grant over the next two years from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC)-led organizations as part of its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) United partnership.    The Small Orgs, Big Impact Fund will fund grassroots, BIPOC-led, small nonprofit organizations […]


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UWCNM Expands to Santa Fe County

United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM) has expanded its service area to include Santa Fe County in addition to the four counties it currently serves (Bernalillo, Sandoval, Torrance and Valencia). The decision will help ensure that those who need services can receive them. UWCNM’s Board of Directors voted to expand into Santa Fe County […]