Annual Giving

NMHU Foundation

The New Mexico Highlands Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of New Mexico Highlands University. Its purpose is to solicit, receive, and manage funds contributed by individuals, corporations, and foundations for the benefit of the University and its students.

The NMHU Foundation conducts the principal fundraising activities of the university in conjunction with the NMHU Office of Development. Housed with the Office of Development and closely connected to its work is the Alumni Affairs Office.

A foundation that is 15 years old, the NMHU Foundation’s endowment now stands at a market value of approximately $3 million. Net assets stand at $5.5 million.

Annual Giving to Highlands

Each year, the NMHU Foundation in conjunction with the Alumni Association embarks upon an Annual Fund to support the scholarships and other efforts of the NMHU Foundation to support Highlands. Unrestricted gifts are directed toward the University’s most pressing needs. The foundation welcomes all gifts of cash, securities, insurance policies, bequests, real property and in-kind donations such as equipment or services. Annual donors may designate how they would like their gifts to be used, and all individual contributions count towards the Annual Fund.

Ilfeld Auditorium – restoration was completed in Fall 1996. Named chairs are still being sold. The funds go to the Ilfeld Restoration Fund, ensuring that the building continues in prime condition.

A gift to the NMHU Foundation is essentially an investment in human potential. You may mail your donations to the NMHU Foundation, Inc. New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexcio 87701. You may contribute by credit card by calling the NMHU Foundation at 505-454-3248 or via FAX at 505-454-3006.

All annual donors to Highlands will be recognized in a Highlands Alumnus listing and will receive letters and receipts to be used for income tax purposes. Donors who give $100 a year or more will be recognized with honorary alumni association membership. NMHU Foundation is a fully qualified nonprofit organization. Its sole mission is the support of New Mexico Highlands University.

Donate online to the NMHU Foundation today!

The mission of the New Mexico Highlands University Foundation is to provide support to benefit students of the University and the University as a whole through the acquisition, development, and administration of financial and other resources.