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2019 Community Support

The PNM Resources Foundation is excited to support your endeavors through three competitive grant opportunities in 2019. These grants will be focused on each of our three impact areas: education, economic vitality and environmental stewardship.  To learn more about each grant opportunity, click here or email for more information on PNM corporate funding for nonprofit organizations.

  • Reduce Your Use Grant - Maximum grant amount is $5,000 per organization. Start planning now for the energy saving improvements your organization needs! This grant opportunity for 2019 is now closed. Award winners announced here. Learn more.
  • Economic Vitality Grant - Grant awards up to $50,000 for programs that support creating and sustaining jobs in New Mexico, and job or skills training. This grant opportunity for 2019 is now closed. Award winners announced here. Learn more.
  • Education Grant - Grant awards between $5,000 - $15,000 for programs supporting STEM education for students. Each recipient exemplified efforts in building vibrant communities throughout New Mexico in education. This grant opportunity for 2019 is now closed.  Award winners announced here. Learn more.

Ongoing Grants

Matching grants and volunteer grants are two additional grant resources for nonprofit organizations based on PNM employee or PNM retiree participation. 

Previous Community Support  


"2018 A New Century of Service" Grant Opportunity

In 2018, we were pleased to continue celebrating our 100th birthday by once again offering our "A New Century of Service" grants. The PNM Resources Foundation awarded a total of $750,000 to support organizations that support economic development, create sustainable community spaces for public use or provide educational opportunities supporting economic development. Winners of the 2018 New Century of Service Grants.


"A New Century of Service" Grant

In 2017, we did something very special as we celebrated the 100th birthday of PNM. A New Century of Service grants supported organizations that promote economic development and education within the PNM service territory. To help us celebrate our first 100 years, 62 grants totaling $750,000 were awarded to NM nonprofits 


Reduce Your Use Grants

These grants helped nonprofit organizations put their energy-saving ideas into action with grants up to $5,000. Since the program's inception in 2008, more than $2 million has been granted to nonprofits around the state. 2016 award recipient information can be found here.  

PNM Power Up Grants

PNM Power Up Grants support vibrant communities. Grants were awarded to nonprofits with the best projects for community and neighborhood revitalization, corridor improvements, green space creation or the creation of meaningful public spaces. $500,000 was awarded in 2016 to help build vibrant communities throughout New Mexico.