New Mexico Library Foundation

Funding Lifelong Learning in New Mexico Since 1992

New Mexico Library Foundation

Funding Lifelong Learning in New Mexico Since 1992

The 2024 Development Grant cycle will be open on April 1, 2024.

The application deadline is April 30, 2024. The application and eligibility requirement may be found here:


The New Mexico Library Foundation supports identified needs of New Mexico libraries, by providing grants to build and maintain their collections, update information access technology and enhance library programs.

Impact Statement

Since 1992, NMLF has helped New Mexico libraries foster lifelong learning and ensure relevance to the communities they serve.

Run/Walk for Libraries!

Please register for the NMLF Run/Walk for Libraries fundraiser. It’s easy! Click the link below to register! Begin by walking/running on your own at any time, or at one of our hosting locations on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. Follow us on Facebook or check  your registration email for updates and announcements.

The NMLF’s goal is to raise money in order to develop grants that will support libraries in the state of New Mexico that are in need of supplemental funding to improve their library collections or programming.

Locations (site tba):

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Carlsbad, NM (Meet by Carlsbad Recreation Center)
  • Farmington, NM
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Las Vegas, NM
  • Ruidoso, NM
  • Santa Fe, NM
  • Silver City, NM
  • Sunland Park

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Thank you donors and supporters!

We would like to take a moment to say thank you to our donors and supporters of the New Mexico Library Foundation.

Without your support, we would not be able to provide supplemental funding to libraries who are seeking to improve their library collections and/or enhance library programs for the population they serve.

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New Mexico Library Foundation funds collection development, professional development, and community programs – literacy, arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), culture, and more. A range of library types including public, tribal, school, academic, professional, and special have benefitted from NMLF funding.

NMLF Transforms

Impacts and Locations of NMLF Grants Awarded Across New Mexico

The New Mexico Library Foundation is a New Mexico 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. NMLF supports libraries in New Mexico by allocating funds to libraries of all types and to non-profit organizations that directly benefit libraries.

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