Eight of the largest foundations in New Mexico have come together to create a Common Grant Application process. These foundations are Albuquerque Community Foundation, Intel, McCune Charitable Foundation, Nusenda Foundation, PNM, PNM Resources Foundation, Sandia Foundation, and United Way of Central New Mexico. Other funders are welcome to participate as well.
The application process is hosted by SHARE New Mexico, an online portal for grant-makers, social service providers, researchers, and communities across New Mexico. The creation of the common grant process was reported by the Santa Fe New Mexican. Share New Mexico and the common application process were established in part as the result of a study conducted in 2011 by BBER and funded by the United Way of Central New Mexico and the PNM Foundation. Mission: Graduate, a cradle-to-career education partnership, also attributes its founding to the BBER study.