The NORTHERN FOUNDATION | Northern New Mexico College


JOIN US for Española Valley's Event of the Year
The Northern Foundation 23rd Annual Gala

Create Futures for Northern students and the communities of the Valley.
Sat. Nov. 10, 2018, 5pm / Ohkay Convention Center
Silent & Live Auction / Dinner & Entertainment
Tickets: $100 / Table of 10: $1,000
Reserve Your Space Today!
Contact Robin Duran, 505-747-2218,



Some ever-popular items return:

The Wood-Burning Stove (courtesy of Ralph Medina and Blaze King)

A Load of Gravel (thank you Española Transit Mix)

A Set of Tires (from Garcia Tires)

PLUS Some really great new items have been donated:

A Baby Grand Piano

Pueblo of Pojoaque Buffalo (and you can observe on the hunt)

Arroyo Warriors (Speedy Robots built by STEM Mentorship Program)

More live auction items come in daily. To donate your auction item, contact

Give to the Northern Foundation:
Support Northern students, faculty, and staff!

Dream, Journey, Thrive!
Thank You for Making the 2017 Gala a Success!

Dear Friends,
Since 1996, the Northern Foundation has flourished because of you: countless donors, Board members, Northern New Mexico College students, staff and community volun­teers who share our vision for a thriving and vibrant Española Valley. Over 22 years, we built a legacy of support for Northern to Dream, Journey & Thrive!

For the third consecutive year, we set high marks in fundraising proving you believe in us and the future of the Valley. In 2017-18, the Northern Foundation has over $250,000 available to invest in Eagle students, staff and faculty for scholarships, grants and Community Fund support. Over the past three years, our Endowment has grown by almost 7%.

Some highlights in 2017 include creating 16 new scholarships funds, partnering with Rio Arriba County to host the Annual Regional Leadership Summit with LANL, and welcoming three new Board members. For the second year in a row, we had a record number of applicants for scholarships while granting a record dollar amount of annual awards.

A sincere and heartfelt thank you to the Española Valley and the entire region for your support of the Northern Foundation's 22nd Annual Gala! Once again we sold out - over 600 seats this year - and raised much-needed money for our Community Fund.

Our persistent goal is to keep our overhead low while creating more opportunities for students pursuing their dream of a college degree at Northern. You make this possible. We grow stronger every day because of all who donate time, resources, and talent to support our mission.

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There are many ways to support our students — Give to the Northern Community Fund! Contact Robin Duran, 505.747.2218,

Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, our experienced faculty, and NORTHERN provides students with unique opportunities for academic, personal and professional growth. “You will have personalized attention, something difficult to get at larger colleges. We provide strong hands-on experiences from day one.” –Dr. Ivan Lopez, Dean, College of Engineering & Technology
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.