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Online Giving

The CNM Foundation works with the Community and the College to bring benefits students and the institution in many different ways. Accordingly, the Foundation offers a range of giving opportunities to assist our benefactors in tailoring their generosity to maximize their satisfaction. Included here are some specific online giving opportunities.

Sharing Opportunities


LJR Foster Care Youth Endowment

This scholarship Endowment will be used to support students who are aging out of or who have aged out of the New Mexico foster care system or youth in foster care, and who demonstrate financial need.


Access to College Education

To provide scholarship assistance to CNM students who may be undocumented or have financial aid restrictions due to their immigration status.


Cleta Downey Memorial Fund

In honor of the CNM Foundation's first Executive Director, this fund will provide scholarships to CNM students.


Cy Stockhoff Memorial Fund

To honor the life of Cy Stockhoff, a dedicated faculty member at CNM, to provide support to Emergency Medical Services students.


CNM Annual Fund

The CNM Annual Fund provides "dollars where needed most." Whether through direct support of students, faculty development or program support, these donations help the College meet its mission of pursuing a level of community college excellence.


Ernest Garcia Emerging Artist Endowment

To honor the legacy of Ernest Garcia, a faculty member at CNM, through an annual Art Scholarship for outstanding students.


Fostering Education Endowment Scholarship

The Fostering Education Endowment Scholarship will be available to students transitioning out of the New Mexico foster care system and will provide financial and other assistance to these youth to defray the cost of their education and to encourage successful completion of a degree.


General Obligation Bond Fund

Donate to the CNM General Obligation Bond Fund Campaign.


Pauline Armijo Memorial Endowment

This endowment provides scholarships and opportunities to non-traditional women students going into the field of education.


Rust Opportunity Assistance Fund

This scholarship helps students meet unforeseen personal difficulties that impose financial problems and prevents a student from dropping out. With this type of scholarship assistance, our students are more likely to achieve their educational goals.


Milestone Scholarship

Donations to the fund will support students who make a commitment to their education, utilize the services of CNM Connect and maintain their GPA level.


CNM Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship allows CNM Alumni or others to give back and support current students to achieve their goals.


Other Giving Opportunities

Use this option to make a donation to a cause not listed above. Please indicate in the "Description" box provided in payment screen where you would like your donation to be applied. If you are unsure where to designate your funds please contact the CNM Foundation Office at (505) 224-4685.