Funds by Category: UNM Branch Campuses


UNM Branch Campuses

African American Student Services General Fund

The African American Student Services Fund is used to provide integral personal, academic, and educational support to our students at UNM. The Fund will also be used to facilitate AASS programming, including (but not limited to), the Black Cultural Conference, academic lectures, visiting guest speakers, the BEST Summer Academy and the Bridge Program.

Anthropology Dissertation Fellowship Fund

This fellowship supports Anthropology graduate students during the final, write-up phase of completing their doctoral degree, including the dissertation defense and award of the PhD. Anthropology graduate students in any of the four subfields of Ethnology, Archaeology, Public Archeology, and Evolutionary Anthropology are eligible for consideration.

Benjamin Franklin Documents in the Archives of Spain Fund

The LAII has embarked on a project that will locate, translate, annotate, and publish a multi-volume set of previously unused documents pertinent to Benjamin Franklin that are in the archives of Spain. A team of five scholars from New Mexico and Spain will be working on this project and have already selected the documents for... Read more »

Center for Stable Isotopes Support Fund

CSI conducts world-class research by scientists and students across numerous disciplines at UNM, promotes partnerships within the scientific and academic communities, creates awareness of the increasing importance and impact of stable isotope research, and enhances opportunities for educational support for student training programs in the collection, preparation, and interpretation of samples and results. Your support... Read more »

Diversity Initiatives

UNM’s Division for Equity and Inclusion (DEI) works to enhance experiences of the faculty, staff, & students at UNM—at Central/Main/ABQ campus, HSC, and at our Branch campuses. Utilizing an equity & inclusion lens to expand opportunity & cultivate potential at UNM requires centering the community wealth of the peoples of New Mexico and beyond. DEI... Read more »

Dr. Joseph V. Scaletti Memorial Lecture Fund

Each year, the Joseph V. Scaletti Catalyst Lecture brings a leading biomedical researcher to the UNM campus to interact with students and colleagues, accelerating the rate of forward progress in the areas of biomedical research, healthcare education, innovative healthcare delivery, and state-of-the-art patient care. The Catalyst Lecture series honors the contributions of Dr. Joseph V.... Read more »

Drs. Arthur and Ellen Kaufman Community Health/HEROs Fund

Now, more than ever, we need to help New Mexicans reduce health risks and realize healthier outcomes. The challenge is daunting. Social and economic forces play a greater role in health than does the healthcare system, and New Mexico suffers the highest burden of adverse social and economic indicators of any state. Contributions to the... Read more »

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Prevention Fund (at CASAA)

For seventeen years, the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Prevention Program has been working statewide to prevent a birth defect that is 100% preventable. The program does this by educating New Mexicans, both young and old, about the hazards of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Your donation will help save children from being born with lifelong challenges.... Read more »

Franklin Garber Endowed Scholarship in Music

Franklin Garber was a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Frank was an executive for Zanios Foods and was widely known in the food and beverage industry. He was an accomplished and dedicated musician and especially loved playing guitar for all of his friends and family. Established by his daughter, Christi Garber, the fund will support... Read more »

Friends of Africana Studies Benefit Fund

AFRICANA STUDIES gives students of all races, ethnicities, and backgrounds a full understanding of the global linkages between peoples of Africa and other African descended people in the Southwest, the contiguous United States and throughout the Black diaspora. Your contributions will support the creation of a Distinguished Chair in Africana Studies.

Gratton Simons Endowment

Established by Jean McKinney Gratton and Patrick Gratton, this endowment supports the Patrick J. F. Gratton Scholarship in Earth & Planetary Sciences, and the Katherine G. Simons Scholarship in English. The Patrick J. F. Gratton Scholarship is awarded to biannually to a student demonstrating both academic excellence and financial need, with an interest in natural... Read more »

Julie Gorwoda Endowed Nurse-Midwifery Fund

This endowed award is given annually to a senior midwifery student who shows evidence of community building in midwifery, or interest in a career in midwifery education, or who demonstrates exemplary leadership while in the midwifery program. The award honors the retirement of Julie Gorwoda, CNM, MSN who was employed at UNM for 31 years... Read more »

Liberal Arts and Integrative Studies Programs Fund

This fund supports the multidisciplinary mission of the Liberal Arts and Integrative Studies Programs in University College, including support for experiential education, outreach to the community and expansion of services to branch campuses and partners throughout New Mexico.

Linguistics Chairman’s Fund

This discretionary fund is used to provide program and activities support, and to meet the initiatives and unexpected needs of the Linguistics Department.

LTSS Occupational Therapy Scholarship Fund

La Tierra Sagrada Society is a member-driven organization, dedicated to investing in the healthcare providers of tomorrow by supporting students today. One hundred percent of your contribution supports a need-based scholarship for a student in the UNM Occupational Therapy Program. Gifts of any denomination will be accepted and greatly appreciated. An annual gift of $1,000... Read more »

Maxwell Museum Exhibits General Fund

Support the Maxwell Museum’s exploration of the human experience by contributing to exhibitions featuring unique and fascinating anthropological collections, objects, and images and the rich stories that they tell.

Memory & Aging Center

The University of New Mexico Memory and Aging Center (UNM-MAC) is dedicated to the treatment of patients with all types of dementia. UNM-MAC provides treatment for cognitively impaired individuals and, through research, brings new treatments to the state. One of its main goals is to provide patient access to the highest quality research and the... Read more »

Museum of Southwestern Biology Herbarium Division Fund

This fund supports the Museum of Southwestern Biology Herbarium Division by providing unique opportunities under the discretion of the Curator of the Herbarium Division to conduct field expeditions to obtain and curate new specimens, support students, and to meet strategic goals and unexpected needs of the division.

Physician Assistant White Coat Program Fund

Join with the UNM Physician Assistant alumni community and sponsor a PA student’s first white coat and stethoscope – two important symbols of their entry into the medical profession. With the gift of $200, you will have the opportunity to provide a student with their new white coat and stethoscope and you can share a... Read more »

Physics & Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Science Support Fund (PAÍS)

Lead the way for change and innovation by supporting the Physics & Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Science (PAÍS) project, a new facility delivering state of the art research and training infrastructure, as well as high-end technological capabilities designed to advance UNM’s strong tradition in interdisciplinary research and scholarship, providing UNM students the experiences necessary for their... Read more »

Rudolfo Anaya Fellowship Fund

To honor Rudolfo Anaya, and to continue the tradition of excellence in Chicana/o literature at the University of New Mexico, this endowment will provide support for a student enrolled in the MFA Creative Writing Program. Anaya is known as the dean of Chicano writers; his teaching and writings have impacted a generation of writers, literary... Read more »

Stadium Stair Challenge

UNM’s Employee Wellness offers a variety of programs focused on health, well-being, and personal development to 8,000+ staff/faculty as well as the UNM community. The Stadium Stair Challenge is a public event held at the DreamStyle Stadium where participants will challenge themselves by running/jogging/walking the 1,668 stadium stairs. All proceeds from the Stadium Stair Challenge... Read more »

Statistics Consulting Clinic Fund

This fund is used to support expenses related to maintaining the Statistics Clinic, including student stipends, conference and travel expenses, and the creation and promotion of publications and research materials.

Sustainability Studies Program Fund

The Sustainability Studies Program utilizes experiential learning, research, and service activities to implement practical solutions for a sustainable future on the UNM campus, in the state of New Mexico, and for the Earth as a whole. Sustainability Studies integrates knowledge and methodologies from the Sciences, Humanities, and Arts to provide a roadmap for students that... Read more »

The Benjamin Sacks Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of Dr. Benjamin Sacks, Professor Emeritus of History at UNM from 1929 to 1963, the purpose of this endowed fund is to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students participating in a study abroad program of the UNM Global Education Office, majoring in history with a focus on European, British or African History.

UNM Gallup Campus

This fund is used at the discretion of the Gallup Branch Executive Director for activities and other needs benefiting the UNM Gallup Branch Campus.

UNM Gallup NMNEC Scholarship for Native American Students

Dr. Nancy Ridenour, former dean of UNM College of Nursing, established this endowment in 2021 to support students enrolled in the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium (NMNEC) Bachelor of Science (BSN) program at The University of New Mexico Gallup. Recipients must be a member of a federally or state recognized Native American tribe and have... Read more »

UNM Los Alamos Campus

UNM-Los Alamos offers a number of outstanding programs and services to meet a variety of student needs and interests 14 certificate programs and 18 associate degree programs; community education and customized training courses; small business development seminars through our Small Business Development Centers Los Alamos and Sandoval Counties ; Adult Basic Education programs including General... Read more »

UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC)

At UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center, we are committed to putting you and your health first. In addition to providing the highest caliber of healthcare services available, our team is dedicated to delivering compassionate, personalized care that makes our guests feel welcome, appreciated, and respected. UNM SRMC is driven by a value structure that emphasizes... Read more »

UNM Taos Campus

This fund is used at the discretion of the Taos Branch Campus Director for activities and other needs benefiting the UNM Taos Branch Campus.

UNM Valencia Campus

The UNM-Valencia Campus Annual Fund supports the fundraising efforts of the development office as well as support of campus projects and student needs. The latter includes paying for students to take their GED, emergency support of students, and support of campus clubs.

UNM-G Jonathan Suarez Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Jonathan M. Suarez who was a native of Gallup and graduated from the University of New Mexico with a B.A. in Political Science. Jonathan’s legacy is one of unwavering love for his family, a deep compassion for others, and everlasting relationships with those who were drawn to his... Read more »

Valencia Challenge Fund

This endowment’s primary purpose is to provide temporary financial assistance to UNM Valencia Campus students whose academic performance could be affected by unexpected challenges such as home eviction, a car accident, delinquent utility bills, or a family tragedy. It is also established as a seed fund to encourage additional donations for this purpose.

Women Studies Program Fund

This discretionary fund provides support for the initiatives, activities and needs of the Women Studies Program.

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