Announcing the 2016 PNM Reduce Your Use Grant Winners!

Congratulations to the 54 nonprofit organizations across the state who received $250,000 in grants. Here's how they will use the grants to save energy and free up budgets to help more people in their programs.


Boys and Girls Club of Otero CountyReplace and repair eight doors $4,932

Capped, Inc. (Cancer Awareness, Prevalence, Prevention and Early Detection):  Upgrade lighting and kitchen appliances $5,000

United Way of Otero County: Upgrade lighting $5,000


Adelante Development Center Inc.: Upgrade to Energy Star appliances and install LED lights $5,000

Albuquerque Christian Children's Home: Replace windows in vo-tech building $3,787

Albuquerque HealthCare For The HomelessUpgrade ArtStreet's open studio lighting $5,000

Albuquerque Rescue Mission: Upgrade to energy efficient laundry facilities $4,893

Animal Humane Association of New MexicoReplacing inefficient lighting $4,000

ARCA: Install Energy Star appliances for ARCA supported living homes $2,530

Assistance League of Albuquerque, Inc.: Replacing old light fixtures with LED lighting $1,000

Casa de Salud: Upgrade to more efficient lighting at healthcare facility $4,955

Casa Q: Replace two refrigerators and two washer and dryer sets $4,794

Christina Kent Early Childhood Center: Upgrade blinds in the Teddy Bear classroom $5,000

Epilepsy Support and Education Services, Inc.: Upgrade lighting and refrigerator $4,625

Explora Science Center & Childrens Museum of Albuquerque: Updated lighting in classroom/lab B. $5,000

Fusion Theatre Company: Upgrade to more energy efficient lighting facility wide $5,000

Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails, Inc. Upgrade lighting $5,000

Good Shepherd Center: Retrofit to high-efficiency lighting at homeless shelter $4,995

Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity: Install tubular skylights at administrative offices $5,000

Hawk's Aloft, Inc.: Insulate windows and upgrade lighting  $4,000

Human Body Shop: Upgrade lighting and replace single pane windows at health center $2,825

JCC of Greater Albuquerque: Upgrade interior lighting $,5000

Life Roots:  Install more efficient AC Unit  $5,000

Mandy's Special Farm: Upgrade lighting $636

New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranch Foundation, Inc.: Upgrade refrigerators at The Ranches: Mountain Vista Ranch $5,000

New Mexico Jazz Workshop, Inc.: Upgrade lighting $4,755

New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science: Upgrade lighting $5,000

New Mexico Veterans Integration Center: Purchase a new freezer for food pantry $5,000

Oasis Albuquerque: Upgrade office lighting  $5,000

Outcomes, Inc.: Replace rooftop heating and cooling unit $5,000

Rio Grande Community Farm: Replace controller, repair greenhouse panels and install custom shade cloth $5,000.00

Roadrunner Food Bank, Inc.: Replace fluorescents with energy-efficient LED fixtures $5,000

Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico: Install energy efficient refrigerators 5,000

Samaritan Counseling Center Foundation,Inc.: Upgrades to HVAC and lighting systems $5,000

Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico: Upgrade lighting at SHC-NM properties. $5,000

Vortex, Inc.: Purchase new LED theatrical lighting instruments. $5,000

Women's Economic Self-Sufficiency Team (WESST): Upgrade lighting $5,000 

YMCA of Central New Mexico : Upgrade lighting and temperature control at YMCA of Central New Mexico $5,000.00


Luna County Historical Society: Upgrade lighting at Luna Mimbres Museum. $5,000

Las Vegas

The Salvation Army Las Vegas: Upgrade refrigerator and freezer and install energy efficient blinds $4,500

Rio Rancho

St. Felix Pantry: Replace existing old single-pane aluminum windows with new energy efficient windows. $5,000


The Humane Society of Lincoln County: Replace washers and dryers $3,748

Santa Fe

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum: Upgrade gallery lighting efficiency  $5,000.00  

Lensic Performing Arts Center Corporation: LED lighting upgrade in the Lensic Theater $5,000.00

Museum of New Mexico Foundation: Upgrade lighting at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture $5,000

National Dance Institute of New Mexico: Upgrade lighting at NDI New Mexico's Dance Barns Facility $5,000

Santa Fe Habitat for Humanity: Upgrade lighting for Santa Fe Habitat ReStore  $5,000

School for Advanced Research for the Human: Convert to LED lighting in collections vaults of the Indian Arts Research Center $5,000

Spanish Colonial Arts Society, Inc.: Upgrade exhibition gallery lighting systems $5,000

The Center For Contemporary Arts of Santa Fe Inc.:  Weatherize and improve heating, venting and AC controls $5,000

The Santa Fe Opera: Upgrade balcony lighting in Crosby Theatre $5,000.00

Silver City

Border Area Mental Health Services, Inc.: Upgrade single pane windows to double pane windows $5,000

El Refugio, Inc.: Upgrade lighting in parking lot and healing garden at non-profit domestic violence shelter $4,025

Life Quest Inc.: Upgrade heating, venting and AC system $5,000