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Generous support from the following organizations and individuals, with matching funds from the Local Funding Partnerships program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), will enable Coming Home Connection to expand services during 2011.

Con Alma Health Foundation (Nominating Foundation)

The sponsor of Coming Home Connection for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Local Funding Partnerships is Con Alma Health Foundation.  Con Alma is New Mexico’s largest health foundation. It was created as a non-profit corporation in 2001 from the sale of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, to respond to the health rights and needs of the culturally and demographically diverse peoples and communities of New Mexico. Con Alma seeks to improve the health status and access to health care services of all New Mexicans, and advocates for health policies that address the needs of all. The Foundation has awarded more than $8 million to non-profits in New Mexico since its inception.

 Ambercare Corporation

Ambercare provides a full range of care and services including: home health care, hospice, personal care services, physical, occupational and respiratory therapy, and medical equipment & supplies to best meet the needs of patients and their families. Coming Home Connection and Ambercare often refer care recipients to each other on an as needed basis.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, a division of Health Care Service Corporation
Since 1940, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) has been committed to the health needs of New Mexico, adapting to changes in the health care environment and developing new and innovative products to administer a variety of private business and government benefit programs.

Christus St. Vincent Community Benefit Fund

Funding to community programs is targeted to meet the strategic goals of the Christus St. Vincent community health plan.  Those goals include 1) improving access to care for senior and disabled county residents; 2) improving screening and access to services in the management of chronic diseases; 3) improving access to all health care service types; 4) preventing unnecessary hospitalizations by providing services that address current gaps

Coker Foundation

A private Santa Fe based foundation dedicated to funding worthy projects and programs in the Arts, Culture & Humantiies; Animal Related Projects; Health Care; Mental Health & Crisis Intervention; Food, Agriculture and Nutrition. 

Community Care Network

Part of the St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, the Community Care Network has expanded its services to meet the growing healthcare needs of the Santa Fe community, even as the Foundation itself has increased its efforts to assist in providing critical health services. The CCN still provides funding for capital projects and advanced training for nurses and medical technicians. They have increased their efforts to help the hospital meet its annual operating needs and help indigent patients receive care and necessary medications.

Daniels Fund: “Making Life Better – One Individual at a Time”

Dedicated to the life and legacy of Bill Daniels, the Daniels Fund supports non-profit organizations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, as well as programs with national impact in the areas of aging, alcohol and substance abuse, amateur sports, disabilities, early childhood education, K-12 education reform, ethics and integrity and homelessness and the disadvantaged.

Foundation for Hospice Care

The mission of the Foundation for Hospice Care is to provide awareness, educational opportunities and specialized training for caregivers and health care professionals, to better equip them in dealing with patients and familes who are confronted with issues relating to death, dying and end of life.

The McCune Foundation

The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is dedicated to enriching the health, education, environment, and cultural and spiritual life of New Mexicans. The Foundation memorializes its benefactors through proactive grantmaking in the areas of arts, education, environment, health and social services. The McCune Foundation is working to stimulate economic diversity, nurture sustainability, promote advances in more reliable energy sources and bridge the economic gaps that exist in our communities, with the aim of creating wealth for all New Mexicans.

New Mexico Community Foundation

NMCF is a statewide endowment building and grantmaking organization that serves and invests in New Mexico’s communities and their greatest asset…people. NMCF supports a quality of life that reflects the diverse values, traditions, beauty and dreams of New Mexico, building community wealth and relationships, and maximizing community capacity and self-reliance. Since 1983 NMCF has provided grants, technical assistance and training to many non-profits, and developed over 140 project centers serving organizations and the grass roots community. Currently initiatives focus on rural livelihoods and strengthening families.

Presbyterian Medical Services

Presbyterian Medical Services designs and delivers quality accessible integrated health, education, and human services in response to identified community needs of the multi-cultural people of the Southwest.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation’s largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of all Americans, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organization and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, meaningful and timely change. For more than 35 years the Foundation has brought experience, commitment and a rigorous, balanced approach to the problems that affect the health and health care of those it serves. When it comes to helping Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need, the Foundation expects to make a difference in your lifetime. For more information, visit www.rwjf.org.

St. Vincent Hospital Foundation

Affiliated with Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center (formerly St. Vincent Hospital, established in 1865), the Foundation is governed by its own board and solicits contributions and grants to meet the medical center’s needs for capital projects, major equipment, patient and community programs, education and specific areas of hospital operations.

 Santa Fe Community College

Established in 1983, Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) is the gateway to individual and community success, providing affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological, and economic needs of the diverse Santa Fe community. Santa Fe Community College has grown rapidly, both in enrollment and campus expansion. Today, the college serves more than 8,000 students in any given semester in its credit, noncredit and adult basic education programs.  The partnership with SFCC provides Coming Home Connection with the use of the College’s state-of-the-art Nursing Lab for all our volunteer trainings and the use of other campus facilities to meet Coming Home Connection’s community needs.

Santa Fe Community Foundation

The Santa Fe Community Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life for people in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico, now and for future generations, by building and managing endowment funds in order to award grants, by helping nonprofits operate more effectively. The Foundation also serves as an avenue for donors to satisfy charitable intents through the funding of essential initiatives of nonprofit organizations. Three such funds –Turn & Return Fund, De Jong Fund and the Infinite Possibilities Fund contributed to Coming Home Connection.

Santa Fe Rotary Club Foundation

The mission of the Santa Fe Rotary Club Foundation is to inspire members to give back to the Santa Fe community by providing service, support, scholarships and funding for the arts in education, and to encourage personal growth by providing funds in the form of grants to Santa Fe nonprofit organizations.

Still Point Fund

A private foundation.

The Melville Hankins Foundation

A private foundation

Sydney & Andrew Davis Foundation

A private foundation

United Way of Santa Fe County

Working Together for Lasting Change

Carl David Bedford

Non-Permanent Fund – private foundation