According to the Williams Institute, there are nearly 73,000 LGBTQ adults that call New Mexico home, accounting for 4.5 percent of the state’s populations. Approximately 26 percent of LGBTQ people
According to the Williams Institute, there are nearly 73,000 LGBTQ adults that call New Mexico home, accounting for 4.5 percent of the state’s populations. Approximately 26 percent of LGBTQ people in the state live on less than $24,000 a year and 24 percent of LGBTQ New Mexicans experience food insecurity. Additionally, There is no state-wide law protecting LGBT students from discrimination. Given these realities, what is philanthropy doing to support LGBTQ people in New Mexico and the greater Southwest region?
Please join us for “LGBTQ Philanthropy in the Southwest: Grantmaking Trends, Gaps, and Opportunities” a funder briefing hosted by the Funders for LGBTQ Issues, New Mexico Association of Grantmakers, and the Santa Fe Community Foundation.
William “Bill” Smith
President & CEO
The Envisions Fund, Santa Fe Community Foundation
Vice President of Engagement & Philanthropic Outreach
This special webinar will inform funders about the national and regional landscape of LGBTQ funding, highlighting current funding levels in New Mexico as well as the challenges and opportunities facing local LGBTQ groups.
This event is for grantmakers only.
2020 Census Funder Learning Series: Effective Strategies for Business Engagement Webinar
This discussion will focus on strategies to engage and build partnerships with the business sector around the 2020 Census. Presenters will share resources, approaches to census
This discussion will focus on strategies to engage and build partnerships with the business sector around the 2020 Census. Presenters will share resources, approaches to census engagement, and insights into how to mitigate potential barriers, with a focus on Get Out the Count.
This briefing is only open to funders, philanthropy-serving organizations, and philanthropic advisors.
Jeffrey Connor-Naylor, ReadyNation
Kelly Brough, President & CEO, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
Gabriel Vaca, Chief Operating Officer, Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Deborah Marino, Senior VP, Corporate Relations, SWBC
Florencia Gutierrez, Senior Research Associate, Annie E. Casey Association
Moderated by:Meredith Higashi, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy, Philanthropy Northwest
Co-sponsors:Chesapeake Bay Funders Network, Economic Opportunity Funders, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Forefront, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Funders Together to End Homelessness, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island, Grantmakers In Health, Hispanics in Philanthropy, NY Funders Alliance, Philanthropy Northwest, Philanthropy Southwest, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders, United Philanthropy Forum