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Why Sponsor NMHC?

supporting community and education

Your donation is fully tax deductible! If you've decided to make a donation, please mail your check or money order to:

New Mexico Humanities Council
4115 Silver Ave. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Please indicate DONATION in the memo portion of the check.

Once we've processed your check/money order, you will receive a donation acknowledgement letter to be included with your tax filing.


NMHC sponsors educational programs in communities statewide.

NMHC programs are usually free (some groups may charge a modest admission just to cover their costs of that program.) Our programs are always open to the public in virtually every county, city, and many villages in New Mexico. During the past 25 years, NMHC has sponsored countless public humanities programs, including over 3,000 Chautauquans and Speakers programs within the past 10 years alone. NMHC programs reach a statewide audience of over 500,000 each year.

NMHC fosters economic development.

NMHC sponsors programs in the humanities for museums, libraries, historical and cultural sites, and over 50 communities each year. Over 19 million visits are made annually to New Mexico cultural resources, accounting for twenty percent of the $2.2 billion tourism industry ($438 million). NMHC strives to foster this economic development in a responsible way by supporting compelling and thought provoking humanities-related projects.

NMHC multiplies your investment in the humanities.

NMHC program support is matched by local communities at 2.5 to 1; an average $700,000 a year in matching contributions by foundation and institutional support.

NMHC supports public education.

NMHC provides educational film, videos, audiotapes, and traveling exhibits to hundreds of schools, libraries, museums, and community groups each year. Over the last 10 years, NMHC has annually sponsored over 300 public education programs statewide, including a two-week residential institute for teachers of New Mexico's history.

NMHC connects the traditions of the past with the issues of today.

NMHC documents and preserves New Mexico's rich traditions and cultural heritage, presenting educational and entertaining programs statewide.

NMHC promotes and fosters civic participation and responsibility.

NMHC is involved in a number of activities which enhance the public's understanding of and engagement in civic life. NMHC sponsors major programs on the foundations of democracy (the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Religious Freedom) as well as public forums on issues such as land use practices, the homeless, the incarcerated, science and society, immigration, the role of government, and the importance of community. NMHC funds help support local communities, rural and urban, as they explore their history, culture, their past and their future.

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