Resources and funding opportunities for New Mexico nonprofits and Tribal Governments engaged with statewide Census efforts.
Census Funding Opportunities for Nonprofits and Tribal Governments
This funding opportunity has closed. NM Counts 2020 Census Rapid Response Grant Program extended urgent financial resources for cities, towns, villages, and their local partners to improve or increase Get Out The Count (GOTC) activities in order to reach historically undercounted communities and hard-to-count (HTC) communities.
Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) announced two emergency funds to help Latino organizations offset unexpected costs incurred by the rapidly-changing situation concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effects worldwide specifically in the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean.
August 31 - September 15 the LOR Foundation is offering 50 $1,000 grants to help with census efforts in rural parts of the Mountain West. These $1,000 Instagrants are available to 501(c)(3) organizations working to ensure a complete count in rural parts of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico.
Census Data and Information
Explore this interactive map to see current census funding from NM Counts 2020 and partners throughout the state.
Explore this interactive map to see layers of NM Counts 2020 and partners funding to Community Based Organizations and Pueblo and Tribal governments across all counties in the state.
Interactive map allows exploration of the effects of a census undercount on cities and counties in New Mexico.
Allows exploration of various factors affecting census response via an interactive New Mexico map.
Zoom to any area in the country and the map will highlight the local hard-to-count tracts and provide details about how much of the area's population may be at risk of an undercount.
Another interactive map showing HTC areas.
Entertaining video with lots of information about the 2020 Census and the effects of the citizenship question on response rate.
This site details how the Census Bureau plans to engage, educate, and ultimately count an increasingly diverse and growing population.
Shows key dates in the 2020 Census process; from census.gov
QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.
There are 19 Pueblo tribes in New Mexico, and each Pueblo is a sovereign nation.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) defines colonias as rural communities in close proximity to the US-Mexico border, lacking access to basic services such as water, sewer, or housing.
Migration Policy Institute tabulations of the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and Decennial Census.
Spanish materials for organizations across the state to use in census outreach efforts including general talking points, posters, sample text messages, and more.
These materials are specifically intended for census outreach efforts. This includes the latest data, information, and materials (like brochures, rack cards, talking points, etc) that Complete Count Committees, nonprofits, and others can use to ensure a complete count in their community. These resources are created and curated for all to use as part of New Mexico’s Complete Count Commission efforts.
The success of the 2020 U.S. Census will have important implications for business owners and operators across the country. Business leaders can help achieve an accurate 2020 Census by encouraging their employees and customers to complete their census questionnaires early.
Information, resources, and guidance for grant makers who want to help ensure a fair and accurate census.
Toolkit is designed to help faith leaders ensure that everyone in their community is counted.
A comprehensive collection of tools and information to help promote an accurate census.
Funders Census Initiative (FCI), a working group of FCCP, and the United Philanthropy Forum have put together a menu of options for funder participation.
New Mexico Census Childhood Toolkit includes resources for teachers and parents including PSA and coaching videos for early childhood and K-5.
iCount NM, NM Counts 2020, and MediaDesk Census Ambassador Toolkit divided by topic and actions.
Messaging Reports and Briefs
Messaging that strikes a careful balance between honoring heritage, acknowledging personal capability, inspiring positive patriotism, and calling out the direct impact that participation.
Many programs that benefit the Native community are funded based, primarily, on census-driven data.
Latino children are among the most undercounted populations in the U.S. Roughly one in three Hispanics live in hard-to-count census tracts.
Explores key topline and group-level results from the CBAMS survey.
Presents the findings from the 2020 CBAMS Focus Groups conducted among racial and ethnic minorities, those with low internet proficiency, young people who recently moved, rural residents, and audiences at risk of low self-response.
Powerpoint presentation of results from focus groups of a nationally representative sample of the adult Latino population
Census Reports and Briefs
A Report from Child Trends Hispanic Institute and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund
Identifies rural areas where special outreach and operations will be needed to get a complete and accurate count.
Despite the vital importance of the census, we face another potential undercount of young children in 2020 — a problem that’s grown in magnitude with every census since 1980.
The Role of the Decennial Census in the Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds
Allocation of Funds from 55 Large Federal Spending programs Guided by Data Derived from the 2010 Census (Fiscal Year 2016)
There is a great need for information on New Mexico colonias, small, under‐represented communities that are often characterized by poor socioeconomic conditions.
How Your Foundation Can Engage Business & Tech Sectors for a Successful 2020 Census»
Your foundation can play a role in engaging the business sector to help achieve a successful 2020 Census.
People experiencing homelessness likely have been undercounted in the census for decades.
Libraries are essential, trusted partners in achieving a complete count in the 2020 Census.
Excellent overview of the census.
Takes on commonly held myths about the citizenship question added to the 2020 census.
Discusses confidentiality issues as they apply to Asian Americans
Discusses the citizenship question in terms of its effects on immigrants and minorities.
A collection of documents providing information on funder involvement and effectiveness in the 2010 census
Looks at Community Based Organization's (CBOs) efforts to get an accurate census count in New York State.
Achieving a fair and accurate 2020 Census will require states to invest in community-based organizations (CBOs) as partners,
Other Organizations Working on Census Issues
A collection of links to Census information and data.
Briefings (slides and recordings) on census messaging results in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.
The Task Force is working with our colleagues in the LGBTQ and social justice movements to ensure that all of us, and especially people from marginalized communities, are counted on the 2020 Census.
The Census Project is a broad-based coalition of national, state, and local organizations that support an inclusive and accurate 2020 Census and American Community Survey (ACS).
The Business for the 2020 Census Task Force is a select group of senior executives supporting a complete count in 2020.