EIN 85-0283292

Animal Protection New Mexico (APNM)

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APNM's mission is to advocate the rights of animals by effecting systemic change, resulting in the humane treatment of all animals.
Also known as...
Animal Protection of New Mexico
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Program areas at APNM

Public assistance, education and outreach - includes providing free statewide Animal cruelty hotline consultation and problem-solving, delivering comprehensive classroom-based humane education curriculum called the Animal connection, including development of professionally-produced video lessons accessible to all (which helps fulfill many of the national common coreeducational standards all teachers strive to achieve with their students),providing adult education, managing the companion Animal rescue effort(care) network that provides financial assistance for emergency veterinary care and temporary safe boarding of companion animals for people escaping domestic violence, providing financial assistance to individuals statewide for equine feed, gelding and veterinary assistance, providing financial assistance to low-income individuals in the santa fe region to pay for general medical and spay/neuter procedures for cats and dogs, providing free fencing for carefully screened santa fe area residents who cannot afford to comply with local ordinances that prohibit dog tethering/chaining, helping them keep their dogs safe, providing financial assistance to low-income individuals for spay/neuter procedures for cats and dogs in mora county , providing free resources on a wide variety of animal-related topics including comprehensive web-based information, public education seminars and outreach booths, distribution of printed materials and dissection alternatives for students, making plant-based foods more available and accessible to New mexicans by providing free plant-based foods to communities affected by the covid-19 pandemic, making plant-based foods more available by engaging restaurants, cafeterias, entertainment venues, and grocery stores to add plant-based options to their offerings, and offering cooking classes, demonstrations, and educational webinars and podcasts on a variety of topics. Humane communities implements on-the- ground initiatives aimed at improving the welfare of animals. We identify and deliver support specific to the local needs and challenges of communities within each locality. Humane communities initiatives invite diverse community involvement in the planning and execution of focused outreach and support services. By uniting residents, local leaders, and businesses to improve the welfare of animals, we have been able to advance effective solutions and enable sustainable change. Expanded engagement with several New Mexico tribes, pueblos, and native nations to enhance Animal Protection outcomes on those sovereign nations, focusing on equines, dogs, and cats.
Direct Animal services - provides direct assistance to an individual Animal such as veterinary care, boarding, straw, dog houses, fences, adoption services, feed, and transportation.
Animal advocacy campaigns (other than wildlife) - with an effort to improve public policies and practices related to the treatment of animals through legislative and non-legislative means. Activities include: offering rewards for information about cruelty cases to assist with enforcement of laws, tracking and evaluating prosecution of Animal cruelty cases, providing comprehensive support for the state's Animal shelters through consultation, direct assistance and identifying resources and fundraising, encouraging communities to restrict or eliminate dog chaining both for humane reasons and to keep communities safer, maintaining a resource database to help ensure resource capacity for keeping animals safe in natural and human- caused disasters, working to secure permanent sanctuary for government- owned chimpanzees living in New Mexico by suing the national institutes of health for violation of the federal chimp act which requires sanctuary for all former research chimpanzees. Working to ensure all horses (in racing and other competition, domestic ownership for riding, and free- roaming) are treated humanely, to work to prevent homeless horses from being sold to other countries to be slaughtered, and that a robust equine safety net be maintained and expanded. Worked with legislators to secure 150,000 in state funding for the horse shelter rescue fund, to be distributed for qualifying nonprofit horse shelters who provide care for New Mexico's homeless horses.
Wildlife campaigns - working to change wildlife policies through a variety of tools, including legislation, research and investigations, polls, litigation, coexistence education, coalition-building, implementing humane strategies by establishing partnerships with agencies, and organizing interested members of the public to express opinion to governing agencies. Species receiving specific focus include mountain lions, coyotes, and beavers. Legislative efforts included successfuly securing a ban on traps, poisons, and snares on all New Mexico public lands, with limited exceptions. Working to ensure adoption of strong rules to accompany New traps/snares/poisons laws, and ensuring New trapping law and rules are being enforced.

Grants made by APNM

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Animal Protection VotersProgram/lobbying$176,687

Who funds Animal Protection New Mexico (APNM)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Bridge FoundationGeneral Purposes of Recipient Organization, Bldg Maintenance, Veterinary Medical Aid Fund, Spay/neuter Program$1,030,000
New Mexico FoundationEndowment Designated for General Su$93,898
Ann Arbor Area Community FoundationAnimal Related Activities$50,000
...and 28 more grants received totalling $1,577,140

Personnel at APNM

Elisabeth JenningsExecutive Director$160,286
Joan DavidVice President / Director$0
Anne CollerPresident$0
Tom AlexanderSecretary / Vice - President / Director$0

Financials for APNM

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,457,970
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$9,149
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$26,948
Net income from fundraising events$-4,214
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,489,853

Form 990s for APNM

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-11-15990View PDF
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-01-17990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 10, 2023
Received grants
Identified 4 new grant, including a grant for $6,500 from Horizons Foundation
November 6, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $40,000 from Arcus Foundation
October 3, 2021
Received grants
Identified 14 new grant, including a grant for $1,020,000 from The Bridge Foundation
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $3,000 from The Richdale Charitable Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsAnimal organizationsAnimal sheltersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Political advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
PO Box 11395
Albuquerque, NM 87192
Metro area
Albuquerque, NM
Bernalillo County, NM
Website URL
(505) 265-2322
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D20: Animal Protection and Welfare
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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