1983 NMCF Founded

1987 40K NEA grant for “Churches, Symbols of Community: Cornerstones”

1996 1st Luminarias event, attended by 500 people

Ford grants $500K

2001 Kellogg early childhood program at 6 sites throughout NM

2004 $5.2M Kellogg Youth Initiative

2008 Women Building Community program initiated

2009 $5M Kellogg Collaborative Leadership & Endowment Building grant

2011 Community Involvement Fund begins with $1M DOE grant

2012 NewMexicoWomen.Org and Native American Preparatory Scholars

2013 Chispa Awards and 30th Year Celebration