Employee Giving

Leading the Way is CNM's employee giving campaign.

Leading the Way is CNM's annual Employee Giving Campaign in partnership with United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM). This giving campaign, which has run for more than two decades, allows for employees to be philanthropic and donate to the charity of their choice.

Each year, CNM employees give thousands of dollars to various causes within the CNM community, the region, nationally and internationally. To date, more than 500 CNM employees have supported scholarships and programs as well as other non-profits around the world.

Participate in Leading the Way

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How It Works

You can designate to any recognized local or national charity, CNM Foundation Program Fund or CNM scholarship. The most important thing is to give to causes that matter most to YOU. All donations made to CNM and UWCNM are tax-deductible.

There is no minimum gift – even $1 makes a difference. All employees who give a minimum of $24 or $1/per pay period (24 pay periods) to support a CNM Foundation initiative receive a gift of appreciation.

Most employees take advantage of the convenient payroll deduction option, so they do not have to worry about writing a check or bringing cash. For more information about making a pledge, visit Ways to Pledge.

Help us reach our goal to change CNM student lives by Leading the Way!

Learn More

If you haven’t had the opportunity to participate in a Leading the Way presentation, you can learn more about the CNM Foundation and how you can contribute to Leading the Way and the United Way of Central New Mexico by clicking the video links below.

Learn More About the CNM Foundation 

Learn More About United Way of Central New Mexico


Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Leading the Way Campaign Managers:

Marshall Quam, Advancement Coordinator Lauren Hyde, Director of Development
(505) 224-4686 or (505) 573-5090 (505) 224-4000 ext. 55458

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