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Anna Marie Garcia, LANL Foundation First Born Program Officer
(505) 753-8890 ext. 126
cell: (505) 929-1676
AnnaMG@lanlfoundation.org

 

First Born Funders' Collaborative

The First Born® Program (FBP) is funded through public and private sources. In 2006, the LANL Foundation advocated for a $2 million appropriation for expanded home visiting programs based on the FBP model. The New Mexico Legislature appropriated $1 million in non-recurring funds to support FBP and $1 million in recurring funds to the New Mexico Children, Youth & Families Department (CYFD) for home visiting programs administered through ValueOptions New Mexico. Through the generous contributions of this unique Funders’ Collaborative, the LANL Foundation has matched the $1 million appropriation 1:1 for a total of $2 million of project funding to address early childhood development.

The members of the orignial collaborative include:
• Abeles Foundation
• Azalea Foundation
• Bank of America
• Brindle Foundation
• Con Alma Health Foundation
• Daniels Fund
• Delle Foundation
• Domanica Foundation
• Frost Foundation
• Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation
• LANL Foundation Board & Staff
• Los Alamos Technical Associates
• McCune Charitable Foundation
• Nirvana Mañana Institute
• Northern New Mexico Health Grants Group
• Oppenheimer Brothers Foundation

Current funders include:
• Brindle Foundation
• Con Alma Health Foundation
• Daniels Fund
• W.K. Kellogg Foundation
• McCune Charitable Foundation

 

FBP is funded through generous contributions from public and private sources

emailFirst Born 2014 Report
emailRAND Report: Benefits
   of Early Child Intervention

Program Founder
575-538-8504
email Vicki Johnson

FBP Grant County
Gila Regional Medical Center
575-388-9708
email Adriana Bowen,
    Program Manager

FBP Hidalgo County
575-542-8384 #2341 or
575-644-0402
email Melody Richins,
    Program Manager
FBP Rio Arriba County
Presbyterian Espanola Hospital
505-747-2050
or 505-753-1516
email Pam Archer/Cheryl Marita,
    Program Managers
FBP Santa Fe County
Santa Fe Children's Project
United Way, Santa Fe Co.
505-819-0139
email Marisol Atkins,
    Program Director

emailJeanne DuRivage,
    Program Manager
FBP Socorro County
Presbyterian Socorro
General Hospital
575-835-8709
email Beth Beers,
    Program Manager
FBP Bernalillo &
Valencia Counties
St. Joseph Community Health Home Visiting Program
505-924-8150 or
505-924-8000
email Dianne Wagemann,
    Program Manager

FBP Northern New Mexico
505-454-1343
email Louise Hoogerhuis,
    Program Manager

FBP Northwest New Mexico
emailSheeresa S. Begay,
   Program Manager,
   San Juan County

   505-325-9187

emailHenrietta Sandoval-Soland,
   Program Manager,
   McKinley County
   505-863-8850
   505-782-2325 (Zuni)

FBP Los Alamos
505-661-4810
emailMolly McBranch,
   Program Manager
FBP Dona Ana County
575-649-3756
emailDaniel Ramirez,
   Program Manager
First Born Conference

First Born Program Summary

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