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Century Bank is committed to bolstering the groups and organizations that strengthen the communities we work and live in. We are honored to devote our time, effort and philanthropic support to these local and national charitable organizations. Our assistance tends toward education, arts and culture, humanitarian efforts, health and wellness, and economic development.

Below are some of the organizations we are proud to help. This does not represent all the many organizations supported by Century Bank that unselfishly give their time and resources to make our community a better place. We thank them from the bottom of our hearts for everything they do.

For more information on how to apply for support for your group or organization, see our Donations and Sponsorship page.

Donations and Sponsorships 


Education 

Education is the foundation of our future. From early childhood development to training our future leaders, we fully support and give kudos to our educators.

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Growing up New Mexico: Growing Up New Mexico provides multi-generational support and programs to positively impact the early learning of young children, and builds opportunities for their families, in Santa Fe and Rio Arriba Counties.
 
Jardin De Los Niños: Jardin de los Niños is a Five-Star early childhood educational program certified by the FOCUS Program of New Mexico. It provides early childhood education, therapeutic intervention, and comprehensive services to homeless and near-homeless children from the ages of six weeks to 10 years, and their families.
 
Leadership New Mexico: Leadership New Mexico was founded in 1995, dedicated to the development of informed leaders who understand issues, define problems, develop solutions and achieve positions of higher responsibility in New Mexico.
 

Arts and Culture 

Arts and cultural organizations bring joy and hope to the lives of many. These efforts showcase who we are and create vibrant communities.

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Georgia O'Keefe Museum: The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum offers insight not only into the artist’s paintings, but her creative process and the light and landscapes that inspired her.

New Mexico Philharmonic: The New Mexico Philharmonic enriches lives by providing excellent music, community engagement, and educational opportunities, increasing the economic and cultural vitality of the state and gaining international recognition for its excellence.
 
Wise Fool New Mexico: Wise Fool New Mexico ignites imagination, builds community, and promotes social justice through performances and hands-on experiences in the arts of circus, puppetry, and theatre. 
 

Humanitarian 

Our communities become stronger by joining together to help those in need by getting food to those who don't have enough, counseling for those who don't know where to turn, and working together to assist our neighbors. 

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The Food Depot: The Food Depot’s vision is one of healthy, hunger-free communities in Northern New Mexico. It engages a network of partners to develop solutions and distributes more than 430,000 meals a month through its partner agencies and direct service.
 
The Heart Gallery: The Heart Gallery of New Mexico Foundation, a non-profit partner of the state’s Children, Youth and Families Department, supports New Mexico’s foster youth. It was created to help raise funds to improve upon and support initiatives encouraging adoption through foster care.
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region: Big Brothers Big Sisters operates under the belief that every child has the potential to succeed and thrive. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer-supported mentoring network, they make meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children ages six through eighteen.
 

Economic Development 

Developing healthy economies and assisting businesses to succeed ensures that our neighborhoods, communities and cities thrive.

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WESST: The Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency Team is a small business assistance organization committed to supporting individuals who want to start a business or improve the performance of an existing one. Founded in 1989, WESST targets its services to women, people of color and low-wealth New Mexicans.
 
Chambers of Commerce: These networked associations are designed to protect the interests of their communities and businesses. Century proudly supports the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, Española Valley Chamber of Commerce, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and the Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce.
 

Health and Wellness

Health and wellness should belong to everyone. These organizations assist those in need and build the infrastructure to provide health care to their communities.

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St. Vincent Hospital Foundation: The SVH Foundation supports the CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center to improve the provision of health care, and to address unmet healthcare and wellness needs in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico. The Foundation raises funds to help meet the hospital’s needs for major equipment, patient and community programs, continuing education for healthcare providers, and other special projects.
 
Cancer Foundation of New Mexico: The Cancer Foundation for New Mexico is a local, independent, non-profit established in 2003 by a group of oncologists to address the overlooked, but critically important needs of financially challenged cancer patients and their families in the northern part of the state.
 
Con Alma Health Foundation: Con Alma Health Foundation is organized to be aware of and respond to the health rights and needs of the culturally and demographically diverse peoples and communities of New Mexico. It seeks to improve the health status and access to health care services for all New Mexican communities and advocates for health policy that addresses those needs.
 
 
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