News Release

Feb. 18, 2016
PNM Powers up New Mexico Communities with $500,000

Nonprofits are invited to apply for PNM Power Up Grants 


Albuquerque:  Nonprofit organizations are invited to apply for a PNM Power Up Grant. The PNM Resources Foundation will award up to $500,000 through the PNM Power Up Grant program.

PNM Power Up Grants aim to strengthen New Mexico by investing in our communities. The PNM Fund seeks innovative and creative proposals that support the communities PNM serves. Proposals should support community and neighborhood revitalization, promote area improvements and green space development, and create meaningful public spaces.

Nonprofit organizations can apply for up to $20,000 beginning today. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Previously funded projects ranged from building youth sports fields to increasing wheelchair accessibility to creating gathering spaces for communities. Visit for more information about the grants and to view past winners.

Organizations planning to apply should attend the PNM Power Up Grant Webinar.

Webinar details

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
9:30 ¿ 10:30 a.m.
Visit to join the webinar.

With headquarters in Albuquerque, PNM is the largest electricity provider in New Mexico, serving more than 500,000 customers in dozens of communities across the state. PNM is a subsidiary of PNM Resources, an energy holding company also headquartered in Albuquerque. For more information, visit